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Remote control murder set to increase

SchNews | Remote control murder is set to increase over the skies of Afghanistan when the Ministry of Defence unveils it’s new five armed Reaper drones at RAF Waddington on Friday, doubling the 13th Squadron. The ‘standing in ceremony’ also ...

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7 Marines held in Afghan murder probe

Press Association | Seven Royal Marines have been arrested on suspicion of murder following an incident in Afghanistan during a tour of duty they served last year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said. The Royal Military Police arrested the soldiers, believed ...

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31 ‘insurgents’ killed in Afghanistan

Regional police claim Nato, Afghan and allied special forces killed over three dozen insurgent fighters in separate overnight operations in northern and eastern Afghanistan. Two regional police officials said Nato special forces in three helicopters swarmed in on insurgents who ...

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Bush admin discouraged probe into afghan killing

Bush administration officials discouraged an investigation into a mass killing in Afghanistan, government officials and human rights workers say. Hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of Taliban prisoners of war were killed by forces under Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, a warlord who ...

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The kinder, gentler occupation?

Phil Aliff, a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, analyzes new U.S. rules of engagement governing air power in Afghanistan. DESPITE THE Obama administration’s attempts to put a new face on U.S. involvement in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the once-forgotten ...

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