Monthly Archives: November 2011

General Ousted in Afghanistan for Calling a Spade a Spade

Major General Peter Fuller was relieved of command last week as Deputy Commanding General for the NATO Training Mission in Afghanistan.  This decision comes from Marine General John R. Allen, overall commander in Afghanistan after comments made by Fuller in a politico.com interview (http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1111/67523.html) .  In … Continue reading

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Haqqani and the Good Zadran

Since the Haqqani network’s recent attack on the American embassy in Kabul, the Pakistan-based group is getting more and more attention. Before that, Western news agencies did not seem to care much about Jalaluddin Haqqani and his son Siraj. Yet, … Continue reading

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