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Afghanistan Today-The GWOT Hotspot-Fri. 3-6-09

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With the deployment of 8,000 U.S. Marines to Afghanistan, please keep them all in  our prayers. There are many stories from around the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) which heats up in Afghanistan and continues in Iraq and around the world. Pakistan is very hot, as a cricket tournament was upset this week when an opposing team was attacked by terrorists. Links:

1.) Afghan panel goes against Pres. Karzai, says elections should be in August 2009:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/05/world/asia/05afghan.html?_r=1&emc=tnt&tntemail1=y

2.)  Another Karzai forges Afghan business empire:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/05/world/asia/05karzai.html?emc=tnt&tntemail1=y

3.)  Avoiding disaster in Afghanistan:

http://spectator.org/archives/2009/03/04/avoiding-disaster-in-afghanist

4.)  The future of war: Special Ops:

http://www.origin.popularmechanics.com/technology/military_law/4303499.html

5.)  Who is the enemy in Afghanistan by Georgie Anne Geyer:

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/05/afghanistan-abstracts/

6.)  Chicago area single mother-National Guard soldier dies from burn injuries suffered in Afghanistan:

http://washingtontimes.com/news/2009/mar/05/afghanistan-abstracts/

7.) Poor wiring endangers troops in Afghanistan:

http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/03/04/afghanistan.contracting/

8.)  From Obama to Russia with love:

http://www.familysecuritymatters.org/publications/id.2668/pub_detail.asp

9.)  SOF Soldier remembers fallen Corpsman-served with Special Ops Marines in Afghanistan:

http://www.military.com/news/article/marine-corps-news/sof-soldier-remembers-fallen-corpsman.html?col=1186032366495

10.)  Surging ahead to Afghanistan: Tennessee National Guard troops:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29478629/

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Written by orangekite1

March 6, 2009 at 4:12 am

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