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Archive | February 12, 2010

Operation Mushtarak, Major Invasion Launched in Afghanistan

Operation Mushtarak, described as the biggest military assault in Afghanistan since the war began more than eight years ago, was initiated soon after midnight local time Saturday. The mission is backed by NATO air support. The goal of the operation is to assist the Afghan government “in asserting its authority in central Helmand.” The operation […]

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Blackwater Security Personnel Expelled from Iraq

The decision to expel Blackwater Worldwide out of Iraq was prompted by “improper conduct and excessive use of force” in a shooting that killed 17 Iraqi civilians and injured dozens of others, in September 2007, according to interior ministry spokesman, Major General Abdul-Karim Khalaf. The 17 Iraqis were killed when guards protecting a convoy of […]

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