Tag Archives: Insurgents

US deploys ‘game-changer’ weapon to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AFP) – It looks and acts like something best left in the hands of Sylvester Stallone’s “Rambo,” but this latest dream weapon is real — and the US Army sees it becoming the Taliban’s worst nightmare. The Pentagon has … Continue reading

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Reported plea deal in Guantanamo case draws fire

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A plea deal that would reportedly keep a Guantanamo prisoner in custody for eight more years isn’t sitting well with a key witness against him: a former Army sergeant who was partially blinded and lost … Continue reading

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COP Spera defends assault, kills 27 insurgents

Army Times U.S. Apache attack helicopters virtually wiped out a platoon-size insurgent force that was assaulting a combat outpost in eastern Afghanistan’s Khost province Sept. 21, according to coalition spokesmen. But while the AH-64 Apaches were the agents of the … Continue reading

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