Monday, May 10, 2010

From the Front: 05/10/2010

In today's From the Front: (Click on link to read stories highlighted below) This post is courtesy of The Thunder Run


Kandahar Diary: Dear 'Pissed Off' in Kandahar...
Michael Yon: An Afghan Story
270 Days in Afghanistan: Travel
Bullet Wisdom: Why is a Coach Visiting Iraq Important?
TIM HSIA: The Performance-Enhanced Military
Katherine Tiedemann: Daily brief: Pakistani Taliban "behind" Times Square plot
Fire and Ice: Finally Found
Family Matters Blog: Son Presents the Perfect MotherĂ¢€™s Day Gift
Hellcat Betty: You are loved...
Home From Iraq: Emergency Leave
IraqPundit: Here We Go Again
Omar @ Iraq the Model: Maliki at a Crossroads
IraqPundit: Still Up In the Air
Kit-Up!: Kit Up! is Heading to The Stan
The Kitchen Dispatch: A Stand-In Mother's Day Card
Last of Iraqis: Time Square
Bill Roggio: US airstrike kills 10 'rebels' in North Waziristan
MAJ Daneker: ILE: The First Weekend
Wings Over Iraq: Misquote Madness
Free Range International: Happy al-Faath Day
Dena Yllescas: Once again, I apologize for my lack of writing!
Helmand Blog - Afghanistan: New British Ambassador to Afghanistan visits Nad-e-Ali in Helmand province
The Captain's Journal: The Ghosts of Kandahar
News from the Home Front:
Gates: Cuts in Pentagon bureaucracy needed to help maintain military force -
Holder Backs a Miranda Limit for Terror Suspects -
Obama's good luck terrorism strategy -
U.S. blames Pakistani Taliban for Times Square bomb plot -


News from the Front:
Iraq:

Maliki's actions, and Obama's inaction, threaten an Iraq democracy -
KBR to Get No-Bid Army Work as U.S. Alleges Kickbacks -
Where Iraq Meets Iran, Guards See Shifting Lines -
Partial Iraqi Election Tallies Sent for Approval -
At Least 84 Killed in Attacks Across Iraq -
Dozens Die In Iraq as Battered Qaeda Shows Strength -
Coordinated Attacks Strike Baghdad -
Report details depravity of SEALs' accuser -


Afghanistan:
Six killed in US drone attack in NWA -
How to manage Karzai -
The military tries nation-building in Afghanistan -
Afghan Violence Victims Want Voice in Peace Talks -
Afghan Floods Kill 10, Destroy Hundreds of Homes -
Shootings of Afghans on Rise at Checkpoints -
US, Afghan officials shrug off Afghanistan Taliban's threat of new offensive -
Taliban to Launch Major Offensive In Afghanistan -
Swift and bloody: the TalibanĂ¢€™s revenge -
Fatal Fighting Pits Villagers and Taliban in Afghanistan -
U.S. military runs into Afghan tribal politics after deal with Pashtuns -
Tensions between Eikenberry, McChrystal will be focus of their Washington visit -
Karzai Says Allies Have 'Miles to Go' -
Obama makes personal diplomacy part of Afghan strategy -
Karzai arrives in Washington as Taleban threaten fresh assault -
New book reveals how Afghanistan led Obama to lose his cool -
The Thunder Run's From the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatched from the front and the home front.

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