An American Bride in Kabul


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Phyllis Chesler’s new memoir tells the harrowing tale of how her search for rebellion ended in Islamic captivity.

Latest Kabul Attack is All About Humiliating Obama


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Large explosions and machine-gun fire were heard in an attack on Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan, which houses a NATO command headquarters

Hillary Turned Over Embassy Security to Hired Guns


U.S.Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sits down in Washington to testify on the September attack

After demonizing Bush for using “mercenaries” and seeking to ban Blackwater.

Afghanistan Burning


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Friday prayers promise even more chaos and carnage.

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The Pakistani Third Reich


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Is the real world threat a nuclear-armed Pakistan?

Misunderstander of Islam actually understands Islam well enough


In this article, David Pugliese does his best to portray Ghulam Rasol as an illiterate, manipulated naif, operating (no doubt) according to a twisted, hijacked version of Islam — a classic Misunderstander of the Religion of Peace™. In reality, however, what Ghulam Rasol did was entirely in accord with Islamic law. [...]

The Battle for Marjah


APTOPIX Afghanistan

The largest U.S.-led offensive to date in Afghanistan targets a Taliban stronghold.

The War of the Weak


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Despite the media’s spin, the Taliban is losing the fight in Afghanistan.

The accidental jihadists: 14 terrorists mistakenly kill themselves – CNN.com


Kabul, Afghanistan CNN — Fourteen suspected terrorists died Tuesday night when the bus they rigged with explosives blew up prematurely, police said.The explosion occurred as the suspects were riding the bus in the province of Kunduz, said police chief Abdul Raziq Yaqobi.Yaqobi said the suspects wanted to attack Afghan police or foreign soldiers. via 14 […]

MARK STEYN: Obama the unrealistic realist, National Review Online


If you happen to live in Kabul or Jalalabad, Ghurian or Kandahar, then a U.S. presidential speech about Afghanistan is, indeed, about Afghanistan. If you live anywhere else on the planet, a U.S. presidential speech about Afghanistan is really about America — about American will, American purpose, American energy. How quickly the bright new dawn […]