Some are never found
Last week, we reported on the release of Canadian Joshua Boyle, his American wife Caitlan Coleman, and their three children. Now it appears there was a fourth child who died in captivity. Upon landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport, Boyle told the press: “The stupidity and evil of the Haqqani network’s kidnapping of a pilgrim and his heavily pregnant wife engaged in helping ordinary villagers | Read More »
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An American woman and her husband, held for five years, had three children while imprisoned.
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On July 1, Islamic State-backed militants opened fire in the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka, Bangladesh. After a standoff that lasted almost 12 hours, the six gunmen and 22 hostages were dead. This isn’t the first time Bangladesh has suffered from religiously motivated slayings. Since the start of 2015, militants have killed six secular bloggers and […]
If your father hates America and praises the Taliban, perhaps it isn’t a huge shock if you grow up to be a terrorist
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This past Sunday, a suicide bomber exploded his vest, targeting an Easter picnic by a children’s playground in the popular Gulshan-i-Iqbal park in a middle-class neighborhood of Lahore. Flames reached to the treetops. The militant murdered 74 people and injured more than 300, turning a family holiday celebration into scenes involving pools of blood and […]
Last year was quietly disastrous for Afghanistan. You might have missed it amid the noise of the U.S. presidential elections, the wall-to-wall coverage of the Islamic State (ISIS), and the European refugee crisis. Meanwhile, in Afghanistan, Taliban attacks surged; thousands more civilians were wounded or killed, and Afghans steadily lost confidence in the National Unity Government. […]
Have you ever seen a house of cards? Not the show, but an actual house of cards? They are not very sturdy. Worse, a good gust of wind can come along and completely ruin anything you were attempting to build. It is a fruitless endeavor to build something so flimsy and leave no support their during the tough times. Kind of like Afghanistan, no? KABUL/ZARAGOZA, | Read More »
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In the months leading up to the total collapse of Iraqi security forces and large areas of Iraq that were firmly in the hands of the US military and the Anbar Awakening were handed over to al Qaeda and ISIS, we heard a lot of happy talk from the administration on just how swimmingly everything was going. Back when Obama was running for president, Afghanistan | Read More »
Helluva job, Barry. Taliban insurgents seized control of key facilities across a major city in northern Afghanistan on Monday, driving back stunned security forces in a multi-pronged attack that also sent Afghan officials and U.N. personnel fleeing for safety. The fall of Kunduz would be a huge blow to the Western-backed government in Kabul and give Taliban insurgents a critical base of operations beyond their | Read More »