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Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 8-11-14-Mon. (142 days to go)

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142 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan. As the days wind down until all US troops leave on 31 December, 2014, more stories come out such as that told in the upcoming book, “LEVEL ZERO HEROES: which describes the real situation MARSOC (Special Operations) Marines faced in Afghanistan. See the story at link #1. Let’s make this book a best seller, I have mine on order! Links from around the GWOT:

1.) MARSOC-Special Operations Marines (soon to be renamed The Raiders as in the WWII Marine Raiders) in Afghanistan: their story. Let’s make this a best seller. I have LEVEL ZERO HEROES on order. Let’s make sure the story of what really was happening in Afghanistan gets out. Please purchase LEVEL ZERO HEROES! Link:

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/marine-afghanistan-feared-commander-tipped-taliban-book-article-1.1898261

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August 11, 2014 at 11:15 pm

Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 3-4-14 Tue. (302 days to go)

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302 days left for US troops in Afghanistan. On this day in 2007, the first ever deployed company of MARSOC Marines were attacked in Bati Kot, Afghanistan, and falsely accused of killing Afghan civilians. At a Marine Court of Inquiry in 2008, the Marines were exonerated and found to have operated appropriately in a complex ambush. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Afghanistan disbands what the Wall Street Journal calls a “crucial” guard force:

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304585004579418730552246724?mg=reno64-wsj&url=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2Farticle%2FSB10001424052702304585004579418730552246724.html

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March 4, 2014 at 6:01 pm