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Drone Strikes in Afghanistan Are Killing Civilians: They Must Not Remain Secret

Jack Serle | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK
Jack Serle

Conventional operations are starting to wind down in Afghanistan - we are months away from the international troops leaving. But drone strikes are likely to continue. Drones are widely assumed to be a clean, remote way of pursuing western counter-terrorism objectives there. Yet in its work on Pakistan, the Bureau has shown on countless occasions that drones are not as surgical as claimed.

'Bankers' Libor Fines To Pay For Afghan Memorial'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron has visited troops on the front line in Afghanistan as a senior British commander claimed talks with the Taliban should h...

Plane Crash Kills Four In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK

A plane crash in southern Afghanistan has killed four members of the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force. The identities of the four h...

Hammond Admits Afghanistan 'Messy' After Pullout

PA | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

Afghanistan is likely to be "messy" after western troops pull out in 2014, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond admitted today. Mr Hammond said there w...

Joint Afghan Patrols To Be Scaled Back After 'Green On Blue' Attacks

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

Western operations with Afghan soldiers and policemen are to be scaled back after a string of "green on blue" attacks in which local recruits turn the...

Eight Women Reported Dead In Nato Air Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK

Eight women have died in a Nato air strike in Afghanistan, according to the BBC. The killing of civilians, confirmed by Nato, took place in Laghma...

'Major Offensive' By UK Troops In Afghanistan Underway

PA | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK

A major offensive on Taliban strongholds has been launched by Afghan security forces, supported by British troops. Among those overseeing the Afgha...

Carnage In Afghanistan As US Soldier Goes On The Rampage

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

A US soldier in Afghanistan has gone on the rampage, killing at least 16 civilians, according to reports. The incident happened in the village of...

Afghan Woman Jailed For 'Adultery' Pardoned Could Now Marry Her Rapist

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

An Afghan woman who was imprisoned for "adultery" after being raped has been freed following an intervention from President Karzai. The 21-year-o...

The Understated Danger of Conflict Journalism

Rizwan Syed | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Rizwan Syed

Having asked around the course, it would appear that a large number of my fellow postgraduates at the School of Journalism are intending to pick 'conflict reporting' as their postgraduate specialism.

Afghanistan Operations 'At Critical Risk Of Failure', Say MPs

PA | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The military supply chain responsible for getting vital equipment to British forces on operations in Afghanistan and Libya is at ...

At Least Three People Killed In Sucide Bombing Of British Base In Kabul

PA | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Two suicide bombers have attacked a British compound in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least three people and leaving two o...

Cameron To Brief Commons On Afghanistan Drawdown

Posted 05.09.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron will announce further details of British troop withdrawals from Afghanistan on Wednesday. In a statement to the Commons following a t...

Cameron To Brief Commons On Afghanistan Drawdown

Posted 05.09.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron has announced further details of British troop withdrawals from Afghanistan on Wednesday. In a statement to the Commons following a t...

Tribute Paid To 'True Grit' Soldier

PA | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A British soldier whose body was found after he went missing in southern Afghanistan was a man of "true grit" with a "heart of go...

British Solider Missing in Helmand: Family Informed

PA | Posted 03.09.2011 | UK

The military is investigating the death of a British soldier who was found dead with gunshot wounds after going missing from his checkpoint in souther...