Tuesday, June 15, 2010

From the Front: 06/15/2010

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

A Handful of Dust: ISI: Friend And Foe?
A Little Pink in a World of Camo: They're Back
AfghaniDan, Part II: Training a Kandak
Andrew Lebovich: Daily brief: experts raise doubts about Afghan minerals
AfPak Channel: AfPak Behind the Lines: Taliban reconciliation
Army Household6: Moving on …
Army Live: The Oath of Enlistment
Chandler's Watch: Catch & Release: A Different Point of View
Family Matters Blog: Survivor Shares Story to Help Others
IraqPundit: Parliament Opens
Jalalabad Fab Lab blog: records office
Unambiguously Ambidextrous: Reasons why Afstan is still a good war
Kit Up!: GPS for Your Wrist — Garmin Foretrex
Neptunus Lex: KABOOM
Kit Up!: Keep the 5.56mm Round! Go Back to 7.62mm Round!
Knights of Afghanistan: $1 trillion USD of.......oh, screw it.
Knights of Afghanistan: Four Lions
Bill Roggio: US, Afghan forces kill Haqqani Network commander during raid in Khost
Red Bull Rising: At Home on the Ranges
The Sandbox: ONE DAY AT A TIME
Robert Spencer: Pakistan Continues Support for the Taliban
The Unknown Soldiers: A higher place
Katie Drummond: No, the U.S. Didn’t Just ‘Discover’ a $1T Afghan Motherlode (Updated)
Michael Yon: Gobar Gas II
Neptunus Lex: On the Wisdom of Timelines
Uncle Jimbo: Michael Yon - The end game
Bill: Apropos of Not Much -

News from the Home Front:
Air Force MIAS from Vietnam War are Identified
2 in Custody at Florida Air Force Base
Judge releases Hutchins while Navy appeals
Petraeus, dehydrated, leaves hearing briefly

News from the Front:

Iraqi Forces Capture Suspect, Find Weapons Cache
3rd BSTB Soldiers Support Umm Qasr Hospital
America leaves Iraq a toxic legacy of dumped hazardous materials
Iraq's new parliament convenes but defers on appointing leaders
Iraq's New Parliament Convenes
Iraqi parliament convenes, but no sign of a government
Anger With Political Class Grows Among Iraqi Public

Afghan Media Criticize Security Officials’ Resignations
Canada to leave Kandahar city
Afghan-led Combat Engineer Course Begins in Northern Afghanistan
IJC Operational Update, June 15
ANA Receives More Than $3 Million Donation
Afghan District Official Among 3 Killed in South
New Regional Command Stands Up in Afghanistan
Rural Outreach to Afghans Snags on Technology And Fear
NATO Struggles to Train Afghan Army, But Officials Cite Progress
Can Afghanistan tap its $1-trillion mineral wealth? -
Concern on Capitol Hill about Afghanistan war grows
Setbacks Cloud U.S. Plans to Get Out of Afghanistan
Pakistan Denies Allegations Of Afghanistan Meddling
Twelve Afghan Police Killed In Insurgent Attacks
Afghan housing project without water supply
Taliban strike Nato convoy near Islamabad, kill 8
10 Taliban insurgents killed as Pak jets bombard Orakzai
Britain must prepare for casualty spike in Afghanistan, Cameron warns

The Thunder Run's From the Front is a daily series that highlights news and personal dispatches from the front and the home front.

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