Thursday, August 19, 2010

Afghan War News - August 19, 2010

Afghanistan War News
"Karzai Orders Private Security Out of Afghanistan"
NPR
August 18, 2010
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2010/08/16/129238260/karzai-orders-private-security-to-exit-afghanistan

"Drones Surge, Special Ops Strike in Petraeus Campaign Plan"
Wired.com Danger Room
August 18, 2010
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2010/08/petraeus-campaign-plan/

"Documentary 'Restrepo' puts soldiers face on war in Afghanistan"
JS Online.com
August 18, 2010
A documentary of an Army unit of the 173rd that spent 15 months in the Korengal Valley in RC East.
http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/movies/100944264.html

"Sniper in Afghan Town Puts Marines on Edge"
The Wall Street Journal
August 17, 2010
Located in the town of Marjah, Afghanistan is a sniper establishing a reputation as a good shot. Unfortunately he works for the enemy and the Marines want to find him.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703824304575435403980423346.html

"Combined Operation Breaks Up Illegal Taliban Detention Compound"
ISAF NATO
August 18, 2010
http://www.isaf.nato.int/article/isaf-releases/combined-operation-breaks-up-illegal-taliban-detention-compound.html

"In Afghanistan, bomb attacks hit high in July"
USA Today
August 19, 2010
http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2010-08-19-ied19_ST_N.htm

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