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Bowe Bergdahl Claims Taliban Repeatedly Tortured Him

Bowe Bergdahl Claims Taliban Repeatedly Tortured Him

By Erika Watts June 9, 2014

There has certainly been a lot of controversy surrounding President Barack Obama’s decision to exchange five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl. While some people are questioning how smart–and legal–of a move it was on Obama’s behalf …

The Taliban Brag About A Dog They Kidnapped The Taliban Brag About A Dog They Kidnapped
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What terrible words can one say about the extremist organization known as the Taliban that has not be repeated a million times in many different languages? I doubt I can think of any new ones, but I can say that …

Taliban Captures, Shows Off Coalition Military Dog Taliban Captures, Shows Off Coalition Military Dog

Rumors had been circulating since December that the Taliban in Afghanistan had a captured a military dog from coalition forces. Now the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), the NATO group that supports anti-insurgent efforts in Afghanistan, confirms that the rumors …

‘Stoning Adulterers’ May Become Afghan Punishment ‘Stoning Adulterers’ May Become Afghan Punishment
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Warning: Graphic Content in Video Below. Against public outcry (both inside and outside of Afghanistan) governmental representatives for the country are considering reinstating a punishment that many would like to see relegated to the history books under topics such as …

New Taliban Leader: Same Boss Who Wanted Malala Dead New Taliban Leader: Same Boss Who Wanted Malala Dead

CBS News and The Week have both reported that, following the drone bombing of Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud, a new leader for the Pakistani Taliban Movement has been chosen. The AP confirmed the ascendance of a new leader with a …

Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai Christiane Amanpour Interviews Malala Yousafzai
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Malala Yousafzai, the teenager who defied Pakistani terrorists, and almost lost her life to defend freedom and women’s right to education, was interviewed by famed journalist and opinion moulder Christiane Amanpour this week. The full interview will be aired as …

Generals relieved due to failing to protect troops Generals relieved due to failing to protect troops
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In September 2012, 15 Taliban soldiers dressed in US military fatigues cut a hole in the perimeter fence at Camp Bastion, the Marines main airport in Afghanistan. Once inside the base, the Taliban soldiers headed directly for the Marines’ hangar …

Gunman in Afghanistan Shoots Down Female Officer Gunman in Afghanistan Shoots Down Female Officer
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Sub-inspector for the criminal investigation unit, Negar, was buying grass for her lambs in a local market in the Helmand province when she was shot down by two men on a motorcycle yesterday, according to reports from provincial government spokesman …

Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons” Malala Yousafzai: Books Are Anti-Terrorism “Weapons”

Tuesday, at the opening of the largest public library in Europe, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai praised pens and books as, “the weapons that defeat terrorism.” The Pakistani teen, who gained attention when she was shot by the Taliban for advocating education …

Burka-Wearing Heroine Kicks Taliban Butt Burka-Wearing Heroine Kicks Taliban Butt

In October of last year, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen while riding on a school bus. She was not the victim of random violence, but was targeted for assassination by cowardly elements who sought to …

Taliban Using Fake Facebook Profiles to Gain Intel Taliban Using Fake Facebook Profiles to Gain Intel

In many ways, it’s one of the oldest tricks in the book, but it’s being used in a very modern way. I’d like to think that most people realize that the super hot girl you meet on the internet is …

Taliban Website Defaced By Hackers Taliban Website Defaced By Hackers
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For once, we have a hacking attack and defacement that might not have anything to do with Anonymous. What seems like the work of somebody within Afghanistan, the Taliban Web site has been attacked and defaced by those who wish …

NATO, Taliban Have Twitter Dust-up Following Kabul Attacks NATO, Taliban Have Twitter Dust-up Following Kabul Attacks

On Tuesday, Taliban forces launched an attack on the U.S. embassy and NATO headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack started at about 1 pm local time, with the attackers launching RPGs from a 9-story building that stands within striking distance …

The Taliban on Twitter The Taliban on Twitter
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It might surprise you to learn that the Taliban, the Islamic fundamentalist group most notable for their harboring Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qaeda network, is on Twitter. The account, @alemarahweb, is linked to the official website of the Islamic …