A political solution with the Afghan Taliban must take place while there is still hope for one and before the situation morphs into something far worse! Afghans need and deserve a stable country in which to live their lives with hope for the future.
Taliban Attack IEC in Kabul Overview: On March 29 2014, AGE launched an attack on the Headquarters of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) in Kabul. The attack began at approximately 1220hrs, when 4 x AGE took over a disused villa close to the IEC HQ. The attackers are reported to have been disguised in […]
Serena Hotel Attack 20 March 2014 At approximately 2055hrs, on 20 March 2014, the Serena Hotel located close to the Presidential Palace in Kabul was attacked by four men armed with pistols. Incident Detail At approximately 2055hrs, on 20 March 2014, the Serena Hotel located close to the Presidential Palace in Kabul was attacked […]
Focus on: Afghanistan – March 2013 Significant Events At least one Afghan civilian and a foreigner residing in Kabul have been injured during an explosion in District 15, Kabul. A magnetic IED attach to a Toyota Surf detonated at the front gate of the Minister of Interior’s Counter-Narcotics office. During the explosion two people […]
Burning the Quran Can Be Prosecuted in the U.S. On a recent visit to Mazar-e-Sharif, a northern Afghanistan province where seven U.N. workers were killed by a mob in retaliation for the threat of burning of a Holy Quran in the U.S., I had the opportunity to speak with a group of 30 Afghan teenaged […]
My name is Philip Young and I am a South African citizen incarcerated in Afghanistan. My incarceration is the result of an incident that took place in Helmand Province on the 1st of October 2009. The incident involved the fatal shooting, by me, of an Afghan citizen. The shooting came about when the […]
Afghan Endgame OEF – Why it failed and what next… After more than a decade of bloody operations, is it finally time for NATO to concede defeat on the battlefield and switch tactics? Operation Enduring Freedom – The chaotic legacy of the Bush administration outlives its architect and wears on into a tenth year. […]