International Security Assistance Force

Type: Organization
Name: International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 4 mins ago - 1 reports

MPs blast army chiefs for Afghan lapses

LONDON: British army commanders were partly to blame for the inadequate defences and complacency that allowed the Taliban to attack a base in Afghanistan, killing two US marines, a parliamentary committee said on Wednesday.The September 2012 attack on ... [Published The Gulf Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Afghan woman, 2 children, reportedly killed in US airstrike

An overnight US airstrike has killed three innocent Afghan civilians, the war-torn Central Asian nation's president claimed on Tuesday.The American attack occurred on Monday night in the Nadir Shah Kot district of Khost province, the New York Times reports. ... [Published Digital Journal - 5 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Obama nominates Rodriguez to head U.S. Africa Command

SINA Wednesday 16th April, 2014WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated General David M. Rodriguez as the next commander of U.S. Africa Command, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta announced on Thursday. Panetta said Rodriguez, ... [Published Canada Standard - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Madano Energy Environment Monitoring April 16th 2014

Madano’s energy and environment monitoring, featuring the UK’s first anaerobic digestion plant, renewable heat incentives, air pollution in the UK and moreEnergy and environment monitoring 16th April 2014UK’s first anaerobic digestion plant opens in ... [Published Madano Partnership - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Camp Bastion Attack report published

The summary of the report from the Defence Select Committee is as follows; Background On 14 September 2012, 15 heavily-armed Taliban insurgents infiltrated the camp and attacked the airfield. The ensuing engagement lasted into the next day and resulted ... [Published Think Defence - 20 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. to provide multimillion dollar equipment to Bulgarian contingent in Afghanistan

At the request of Bulgaria, the United States will provide 10 Textron Guardian armored vehicles to the Bulgarian military contingent in Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday. The donation, that includes nine Guardian troop-carrying vehicles and an ambulance ... [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

ISAF, MORR and AISA fail in anti-corruption fight, MEC

KABUL (WNA-April. 16, 2014): The Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Commission--MEC in its six-month report said Wednesday it had identified the best and worst performing organizations in the fight against corruption.The report ... [Published Wakht News Agency - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Afghan president slams deadly US strike

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned a recent US air strike in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Khost, which has killed three civilians. In a statement released on Tuesday, Karzai called the airborne attack a "clear violation" of agreements ... [Published Press tv - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Karzai Blames U.S. Air Strike For Civilian Casualties

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has "strongly condemned" the killing of a woman and her two children in what he described as a U.S. air strike in the east of the country.The bombing reportedly took place in Khost Province on the night of April 14.The U.S.-led ... [Published Radio Free Europe - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

AP Sources: Cup sailor de Ridder suspended 5 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — America's Cup sailor Dirk de Ridder has been suspended from sanctioned events for five years by sailing's international governing body, two people with knowledge of the decision said Tuesday.The people spoke with The Associated Press ... [Published Middletown Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

NATO air strike in S. Afghanistan kills 2 children

ISLAMABAD, April 15 (KUNA) -- At least two children and a woman were killed when a NATO helicopter mistakenly bombed a house in the Nader Shah Kot district of southeastern Khost province of Afghanistan, said officials on Tuesday.The spokesman for governor, ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Republicans Support US Presence in Afghanistan, As Taliban Pledges Ongoing Jihad

House Speaker John Boehner and U.S. Ambassador James Cunningham, center, photographed with the rest of the GOP delegation visiting Kabul. They are, from left, Reps. Steve Womack (Ark.), Devin Nunes (Calif.), Dave Camp (Mich.), Doc Hastings (Wash.), John ... [Published CNS News - Apr 15 2014]

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"We are looking into these allegations and will provide more information as available" ISAF said in a statement
...Panetta said Rodriguez, currently commander of U S Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, has served in "a variety of key leadership roles on the battle field." Rodriguez was the first commander of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, the corps-level command in Afghanistan...
"Bulgaria currently has seven Guardian vehicles, purchased in 2009 -- six in Afghanistan and one in the 61st Stryamska Mechanized Brigade in Karlovo used for the purpose of Bulgarian military contingents' training" the press release said
"Thanks to Prosiect GwyriAD, 11,000 tonnes of waste a year will avoid landfill, where it would generate greenhouse gas emissions. Instead, the plant has created jobs locally and generates 3,500 megawatt hours of renewable electricity for the national grid – enough to power every home in nearby Penygroes continually for a year." (CD/MH)

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MPs blast army chiefs for Afghan lapses [Published The Gulf Today - 2 hours ago]
SCO session to focus on fight against terrorism... [Published Itar Tass - 3 hours ago]
Afghan woman, 2 children, reportedly killed in ... [Published Digital Journal - 5 hours ago]
Obama nominates Rodriguez to head U.S. Africa C... [Published Canada Standard - 8 hours ago]
Madano Energy Environment Monitoring April 16th... [Published Madano Partnership - 10 hours ago]
U.S. to provide multimillion dollar equipment t... [Published Individual.com - 13 hours ago]
New £6m Food Waste Recycling Plant Opens [Published Construction.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
ISAF, MORR and AISA fail in anti-corruption fig... [Published Wakht News Agency - 15 hours ago]
First AD Plant to Convert Food Waste to Biogas ... [Published Waste Management World - 17 hours ago]
MPs Criticize British Military over Fatal Talib... [Published Naharnet - 18 hours ago]
Germany May Cancel Leopard 2 Tank Sale to Saudi... [Published Al Defiya - 18 hours ago]
British lawmakers blame complacency for Taliban... [Published TrustMedia - 19 hours ago]
Afghan president slams deadly US strike [Published Press tv - 20 hours ago]
Counting the cost of conflict [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - 20 hours ago]
Camp Bastion Attack report published [Published Think Defence - 20 hours ago]
Karzai Blames U.S. Air Strike For Civilian Casu... [Published Radio Free Europe - 22 hours ago]
Women’s participation in labour market is more ... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - 23 hours ago]
Mullah Omar wants TTP to end infighting, join s... [Published The News International - Apr 16 2014]
Camp Bastion attack revealed 'high-level compla... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
Inadequate defences and high-level complacency:... [Published The Independent - Apr 16 2014]
MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack [Published Free Internet Press - Apr 16 2014]
Camp Bastion Attack report published [Published United Kingdom Parliament - Apr 16 2014]
Afghan translator faces 'certain death' if he r... [Published Channel 4 - Apr 16 2014]
MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack [Published BBC - Apr 16 2014]
AP Sources: Cup sailor de Ridder suspended 5 years [Published Middletown Press - Apr 15 2014]
Food Waste Anaerobic Digestion Plant Opens in W... [Published Softpedia - Apr 15 2014]
Karzai denounces US airstrike in Khost [Published Afghanistan Times - Apr 15 2014]
Afghan Senate asks US for delivery of military ... [Published Afghanistan Times - Apr 15 2014]
Karzai condemns air strike over 'civilian casua... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Apr 15 2014]
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Camp Bastion Attack report published [Published Think Defence - 20 hours ago]
The summary of the report from the Defence Select Committee is as follows; Background On 14 September 2012, 15 heavily-armed Taliban insurgents infiltrated the camp and attacked the airfield. The ensuing engagement lasted into the next day and resulted ...
House Speaker John Boehner Visits Afghanistan [Published TIME.com - Apr 14 2014]
Speaker of the House John Boehner visited Afghanistan Monday, the highest-profile visit by an American official since that country’s first round of presidential voting earlier this month. Boehner and a number of House Republicans met with American forces, ...
House Speaker John Boehner Visits Afghanistan [Published Swampland - Apr 14 2014]
Speaker of the House John Boehner visited Afghanistan Monday, the highest-profile visit by an American official since that country’s first round of presidential voting earlier this month. Boehner and a number of House Republicans met with American forces, ...
Ministry of Defence Try to Ban Soldier's Book o... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 10 2014]
The Ministry of Defence has been accused of paranoia for trying to ban a book that exposes intelligence blunders in the war in Afghanistan. Captain Dr Mike Martin from the Territorial Army spent six years researching the history of the conflict, and ...
Footage shows insurgents attempting to plant a ... [Published Royal Air Force - YouTube Channel - Apr 10 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7kRNZ_ylKY&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Footage shows insurgents attempting to plant a roadside bomb ahead of an ISAF convoy in Afghanistan Two ...
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An election in a war zone [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 29 2014]
ISAF General sees encouraging signs as Afghan f... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Nov 02 2013]
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