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Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school...attack, claimed by the Tehreek-e-Taliban, a Pakistani militant group trying...fire.In a phone call to reporters, Taliban spokesman Mohammed Khurasani claimed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2014-12-16/taliban-assault-pakistan-scho
Commit to peace

...aid while assisting America's enemy in Afghanistan ? the Taliban. It coddles militants to wage proxy wars against India. It...Pakistan reaped the misery of its double-dealing with evil. Taliban jihadists stormed a military prep school in Peshawar and massacred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-12-20/commit-peace
'Lone wolf' theory flawed

...the attacks?It is not necessary to wear a T-shirt emblazoned with the al-Qaida logo, nor is it necessary to carry a Taliban ID in your wallet, for you to be a Muslim terrorist. Only two characteristics are necessary. First, you must be a Muslim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-16/lone-wolf-theory-flawed
Some Georgia players wondered about Todd Gurley's return

...served in the Army from 2006-10 and fought in the Battle of Kamdesh in Afghanistan in 2009 where 38 U.S. troops faced 300 Taliban fighters. Eight Americans were killed in the fighting and 22 were wounded, including Rodriguez. He was also awarded the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-11/some-georgia-players-wond
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:OBAMA TRADED FIVE Taliban terrorists for one alleged American deserter. Why doesn't he trade 60,000 Central American children for one U.S. Marine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-10/rants-raves
Marine who urinated on Taliban dead says he'd do it again

A Marine who was fined and demoted for urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan in 2011 says he would do it again...brothers," said Sgt. Chamblin, who was on a mission to stop Taliban insurgents from making roadside bombs.One of his sniper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-17/marine-who-urinated-taliban-dea
Our inaction helped ISIS, experts say

...widely in the region. ISIS grew "in part because of Western reluctance to make the same kind of mistake we made with the Taliban and Al Qaida," he said. The U.S. funded those groups when the Soviet Union had occupied Afghanistan, trying to help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/our-inaction-helped-isis
Air power, while a powerful tactical tool, has its limits

...Bosnian air campaign of 1995 lasted 21 days; the air campaign against Serbia in 1999, 77 days; the air campaign against the Taliban in 2001, 63 days; and the air campaign against Iraq in 2003, 23 days. It is important to point out that in all cases except...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/air-power-while-
The unchanging face of terror

...Harper was scheduled to honor Nobel Peace Prize co-winner Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage activist who survived a Taliban assassination attempt two years ago.Zehef-Bibeau, who may have had accomplices, made it deep inside before the parliamentary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-24/unchanging-face-terro
Taliban headquarters reportedly takes brunt of assault

...Black smoke billowed from the home of the Taliban's supreme leader Mullah Mohammed Omar...heart of Afghanistan's ruling militia, Taliban sources said. Omar survived, according to the Taliban ambassador to Pakistan. But the Taliban...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/07/wor_324765.shtml
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