Taliban

That $15 wage proposal for federal contractors, will it help or hurt?

For some contractors a $15-an-hour minimum wage is a moot issue. For others, it would have a lot of implications for profits and competitiveness.

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Senate report: U.S. contractor money aids enemy in Afghanistan

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Wikileaks “might already have blood on their hands”

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Taliban use of tainted needles in IEDs questioned

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School Girls Poisoned

The Taliban denies any involvement, but for the third time in two months, school girls in Afghanistan have fallen ill. Authorities say they were poisoned…

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Special Forces are restrained

Raids on suspected Taliban hideouts would probably be best handled by Afghan forces as opposed to U.S special forces. Major-General Charles Cleveland,…

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Hakimullah “is Alive”

A video of Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud surfaced last Friday from what appeared to be an unidentified location. Geo News TV did the interview in which Meshud said the Taliban are winning the war. Earlier this year he was reportedly killed after a U.S drone attack, but Taliban leaders and Pakistani intelligence now say he is alive. The question now is whether this video was made before or after the US missile attack.

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