Afghanistan

eyewitness accounts: The "forgotten war" on ordinary Afghans.

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Proud Day For USA- Obama Kills More Children

Another Proud Day For The USA
Obama Regime Kills More Children In Afghanistan

Furious Afghan president says US drones have struck a home in Helmand, killing a small child and wounding two women.

President Hamid Karzai has condemned the drone strike as yet another example of US disregard for civilian life. The strike comes in the midst of a standoff between the Afghan government and the US over a security deal.

VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuRTdUpTf6k

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article37009.htm

 

 

Typhoon Haiyan and Afghan War - letter in IT, 141113.

Letter in today's Irish Times re Typhoon Haiyan and Afghan War - http://www.irishtimes.com/debate/letters/help-for-philippines-typhoon-victims-1.1593792

How 12 years of war and occupation in Afghanistan turned out to be a big success after all 04 May 2013 Mark Steel

How 12 years of war and occupation in Afghanistan turned out to be a big success after all

With a popular product and thoughtful marketing, says Mark Steel, even in war-torn Afghanistan there are always opportunities for those with flair and vision.

Video: Former US Army Col. Ann Wright Speaking in Galway

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10th Anniversary Demonstration Commemorating the Disabilling of US Navy Warplane in Shannon Airport by Peace Activists

On Feb. 3rd 2003, the Pitstop Plougshares were charged with $2.5 million "criminal damage" followng their nonvolent dsablng of a U.S. Navy warplane. Initially remanded in Limerick Prison they were brought to trial three Itmes over the following three years at Dublin's historic Four Courts. In 2006 following two mistrials, the Ploughshares - Deirdre Clancy, Nuin Dunlop, Karen Fallon, Damien Moran and Caron O'Reilly - were unanimously acquitted of all charges by a Dublin jury. Accordng to WikiLeaks released Dubln U.S. embassy cables, the action and acquittal sent shock waves through the U.S. and Irish government war conspirators.

Deirdre and Ciaron were joined on Sunday by sizeable contingent of Garda and anti-war activists from Dublin, Galway and Limerick. Many of those gathered mantain a monthly anti-war persence at the airport and ongoing opposition to the continued use of the civilian airport by the U.S. military and C.I.A.

http://www.shannonwatch.org/

The gathering began by reading the February 2003 action statement of Derdre Clancy, Nuin Dunlop, Karen Fallon, Damien Moran and Ciaron O'Reilly. This was followed by remembering the dead of Iraq, those soldiers who passed through Shannon to their deaths and anti-war activsts who had resisted the militarisation of the airport who have sadly passed away over the past ten years. Imprisoned U.S. military whistleblower Bradley Mannng http://www.bradleymanning.org/ ,who passed through Shannon Airport to deployment in Iraq, was also remembered. Reflections were then shared by all gathered before mustard seeds were scattered as a symbol of hope for future nonviolent resistance at the airport.

VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFuLb...

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