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  • usanduktroops 6:07 pm on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    WOOTTON BASSET …bodies of 6 soldiers returned to Briain .. huge public sadness hundreds pay their respects to the brave soldiers.

     
  • usanduktroops 5:45 pm on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    The servicemen killed in Afghanistan in a weekend of violence have been brought back to Britain..The bodies of four UK soldiers repatriated

     
  • usanduktroops 5:31 pm on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    repatriation of eight soldiers thou Wootton Bassett Tuesday, 14th July 2009

     
  • usanduktroops 8:29 am on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    End Game in Afghanistan
    End Game: Referring to the end period of a game of chess

    Chess is supposed to have originated in northern India or in Afghanistan, coming from several similar games which were played in that region certainly by 600CE and perhaps even as early as 100CE, so perhaps it is fitting we use the name for what it seems is at last the final period of the Afghan occupation reported in the media recently.

    Just as in previous occupations, like the one in Vietnam, the West is announcing mission over, that it is going to hand over security to a local proxy and Nato has now announced a new strategy in Afghanistan that will see the handing over of responsibility for security to Afghan forces from 2011 and allow for significant troop withdrawals by December 2014.

    British PM David Cameron said he hoped most troops would be out by 2014 but promised British troops would be withdrawn by the end of 2015 whatever the conditions.

    At the beginning of a two-day Nato summit earlier this month, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the military alliance’s secretary general, stated that the plan for a gradual withdrawal of most of the 150,000 foreign troops would be announced during the forthcoming meeting in Lisbon, the Portuguese capital – once a Muslim city also taken by the crusaders.

    Rasmussen said that the 28-nation alliance was committed to the 2014 target date, despite comments from some officials at Nato and in the US that it was too ambitious considering the strength of the Taliban at present.

    “We will announce that the transition to lead Afghan responsibility [for security] is about to start in 2011,” Rasmussen said.

    “We hope this process will be completed by the end of 2014 so that the Afghan security forces can take responsibility all over Afghanistan.”

    The British in the 19th Century also handed over powers to local proxies as they could not hold onto power in Afghanistan, despite the role as sole super power. The Soviet Union likewise also handed over to local socialist and communist forces before rushing for the exit in the 1980′s after a mauling at the hands of the Afghan people.

    But just like before, these proxies are only a means of escaping the conflict, to make good your getaway whilst the locals take the heat not caring if they are slaughtered afterwards.

    The difference between now and the end of the Soviet occupation is that then there were several factions each supported by different nations fighting against communism who quickly fell to fighting amongst each other once they left.”

    Now there is only one show in town, they already control the countryside, they patrol openly and control many towns as well and move freely through the cities. They have their own judicial system in place with roaming courts and Islamic judges and whether they like it or not the west is going to have to accept within a few years, perhaps even months of their withdrawal the Taliban will control Afghanistan again and the people of Afghanistan will be under the law of God not the law of corrupt kleptomaniacs like Hamid Karzai.

    This entry was posted on November 29, 2010 at 11:35 pm and is filed under Chickens coming home to roost, UK News, War on Islam, World News with tags Afghanistan, Britain, Chess, End Game, NATO, Soviet, Taliban, US. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed leave a response.

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  • usanduktroops 8:11 am on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Afghan policeman kills six Nato troops

    Six Nato troops in Afghanistan, believed to be Americans were shot dead during a training exercise today by an Afghan Policeman the coalition said.

    The incident took place in eastern Afghanistan where the majority of foreign forces are from the US and the British media said there are no British troops in the region but this is one of the worst incident involving foreign troops in more than a month.

    “An individual in an Afghan border police uniform turned his weapon against International Security Assistance Forces during a training mission today, killing six service members in eastern Afghanistan,” the Nato-led force said in a statement. It said the gunman was then killed in an exchange of shots with other troops.

    Increasingly Afghan Soldiers and Policemen are going over to the Taliban, taking their guns and equipment with them but some rather than directly joining the Taliban ranks or going home, are instead turning on the Western troops sent to prop up the Karzai Government.

    Many of those left over are criminals themselves, setting up checkpoints across Afghanistan where they rob, rape and murder all those who cannot pay a bribe to pass and it is increasingly the brutal treatment given out by these Afghan forces which is driving people into the arms of the Taliban.

    The shooting occurred in Pachir Wagam district of eastern Nangarhar province, an Afghan official told the Associated Press.

    Coalition troops have been attacked by members of the Afghan security forces several times now and three British troops, including a senior army officer, were slaughtered by an Afghan colleague inside a patrol base in Helmand province in July this year.

    In 2008 two British soldiers were shot and injured by a member of the Afghan security forces and last November five British soldiers were shot dead by an Afghan policeman who was never caught.

    There are 138,000 international troops in Afghanistan waging an increasingly unpopular war, around 100,000 of them American. Combat incidents have increased 300% since 2007 as the Western coalition seeks to stop the Taliban advancing all over Afghanistan.

    Earlier this month, Nato leaders today set a deadline of the end of 2014 for a halt to combat operations in Afghanistan and handing operations over to the Apostate regime of Hamid Karzai.

    Afghan army and police forces are now at a level of more than 260,000. They are due to grow to more than 300,000 next year, which should enable the international forces to gradually pull out, leaving behind training missions that will not engage in combat they hope.

    But such a tactic was tried by the Russians during the Jihad against the Soviet Union and failed miserably and such forces just like today were riddled with Mujahideen infiltrators just waiting for a chance to take down one of the kuffar occupation forces.

     
  • usanduktroops 7:51 am on May 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Afghan sex practices concern U.S., British forces By: Sara A. Carter/ Widespread paedophilia among Afghan security forces shocks US and UK troops

    READ FULL ARTICLE ON

    http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/world/2010/12/afghan-sex-practices-concern-us-british-forces#ixzz18r3anWqx

    EXCERPT
    A document released by WikiLeaks described efforts by high-ranking Afghan officials to quash reports of police officers and other Afghans arrested for “purchasing a service from a child.”

    The leaked diplomatic cable quoted former Minister of the Interior Hanif Atmar’s concern that publicity about the arrests, which involved the hiring of “dancing boys,” would “endanger lives.”

    The author of the diplomatic cable fretted that the case would be “blown out of proportion, an outcome that would not be good for either the U.S. or Afghanistan.”

    The vast gulf between U.S. and Afghan attitudes about homosexuality and pedophilia has generated concern among U.S. advisers in Afghanistan since the American presence there began to expand.

    Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/news/world/2010/12/afghan-sex-practices-concern-us-british-forces#ixzz18r4UUDui

    This entry was posted on December 22, 2010 at 4:33 pm and is filed under Afghanistan, Education, Gays, Humans, Islam, Islamism, Muslims, paedophilia, potential catastrophe, Poverty, Protection, Slavery, world with tags Afghan. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed leave a response.

     
  • usanduktroops 2:45 pm on May 13, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    February 05, 2010 BBC World News

    The americans are the ones who made the ANA. they are the official army of afghanistan. the nato forces mainly americans and brits are training them to fight on their own. the ANA have strong roots with the Northern Alliance. the northern alliance is the a local army in afghanistan that has been fighting the taliban years before the americans came in. when the US came in we just trained the northern alliance. the countries been in civil war for a while now.

     
  • usanduktroops 1:53 pm on May 13, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    CBC’s “As It Happens” – November 12, 2010 – Mother of Canadian soldier killed in Afghanistan slams Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Defence Minister Peter MacKay for extension of war until 2014.

    This mother’s son was killed in Afghanistan in combat in September, 2006

    If im a soldier, with a tour to Afghanistan, I think the people of Canada should understand that the soldiers want to be there. We believe we are making a difference and we truly are. The Canadian army is all volunteer, no conscription, so every soldier joins up knowing he/she will go to Afghanistan one day. The ppl there need our help. We cannot just walk away from them, nor can we just cut our losses and leave. The deaths of every soldier would then be in vain. We must stay the course.

    Canadians need to take a lesson from the French, and just refuse to put up with a terrible government. In France the government is afraid of the people! In North America People fear their government…..! what is this!!! Harper has other interests at heart and the Canadian people need to stand up to their government!! It is about time OUR government started acting on behalf of the Interests of the Canadian People!!

     
  • usanduktroops 6:46 am on May 13, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Singlism is a hot topic. Things are not going to change if the topic is not being discussed. There is a very good chance that people around us do not even know that singlism is an issue to begin with. It is up to us to open up that dialogue and get the communication lines flowing.

    A couple of things need to happen if we ever even want to see some momentum going our way. The first of which is exposure. Find an article and ask someone what they think about it. This will then create a dialogue. Once enough people are aware of the issue we can then formulate a plan to bring the discussion to a more formal setting like that of unit CO2 Training.

    Here is something to get the creative juices flowing:

    Bella DePaulo wrote a great book titled, “Singled Out: How Singles are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After.” On page 219 of that book she specifically addresses the military. Here are some quotes from the book:

    “Since World War I married service members have been paid more than single members at the same rank. This disparity has grown over time, and by 2006 had reached an average advantage to married members of 25 percent” (DePaulo 219).

    “…your married friends can head home to a whole different place, where they can have some privacy and space for their dirt bikes, your workplace is your home. Whereas married soldiers with the same rank as you may be able to build up equity in a house, you get to tend to your little room and keep it in tip-top shape to it will pass inspections, some of which are unannounced” (DePaulo 220).

    “The lower pay, the stingier benefits, and the third-rate housing, together with the command team culture and the ‘up or out’ ethic, sends a clear message to single soldiers. Get married or get out” (DePaulo 220).

    Just to give credit where credit is due, Bella DePaulo is the very person responsible for coining the term “singlism.”

     
  • usanduktroops 6:30 am on May 13, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

     
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