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Hard Talk Aside, Little Desire by the West to Leave Afghanistan – New York Times

New York TimesBRUSSELS — Listening to the Western defense officials gathered at a NATO meeting here on Wednesday, it would be easy to think that the United States and the rest of the international military coalition in Afghanistan have shifted into a full-speed withdrawal …Next Afghan leader will sign security pact: KerryAFPAfghan leader to sign […]

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Abbas suggest NATO troops be stationed in future Palestinian state – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostIn ‘NY Times’ interview, PA president says Israeli troops should remain in West Bank, east Jerusalem for 5-year transitional period, and then be replaced by US-led NATO force: “We will be demilitarized.” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the …World News of the day From Across the Globe /San Francisco ChronicleAbbas wants NATO force […]

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Afghan Presidential Election Campaign Kicks Off – ABC News

ABC NewsCampaigning is officially underway for Afghanistan’s presidential election, with 11 candidates vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai. The April 5 presidential vote will be a crucial test of whether Afghanistan can ensure a stable political transition as NATO …Campaigning starts for Afghan presidential electionThe Sun DailyAfghan presidential candidate’s aides shot deadThe NationAfghan election campaign […]

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Military Plans Reflect Afghanistan Uncertainty – New York Times

New York TimesWASHINGTON — American and NATO military planners, facing continued political uncertainty about whether foreign troops will remain in Afghanistan after December, have drawn up plans to deploy a force this summer that is tailored to assume a training …Karzai behavior blasted as ‘reckless,’ could threaten US-Afghan cooperationFox NewsFalling short on AfghanistanWashington PostAfghan Leader […]

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3 coalition soldiers killed in Kabul car bombing – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber attacked a convoy of international troops in an eastern district of the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, killing three service members and wounding six Afghans, officials said. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah …Car Bomb Kills Three Coalition Soldiers in AfghanistanTIMEThree NATO personnel killed in Kabul suicide car bombTelegraph.co.uk3 […]

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Foreign convoy attacked in Afghan capital, three dead – Reuters

ReutersKABUL (Reuters) – A suspected suicide bomber attacked a foreign military convoy on the eastern outskirts of the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Friday, killing at least three foreign soldiers, police and the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said …Afghan Blast Strikes Military ConvoyVoice of AmericaSuicide car bomb targets foreign forces in KabulWRAL.com all 22 […]

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Bomb blast near Kabul airport – The Hindu

The HinduA car bomb went off on Wednesday near a gate used by NATO troops in the northern section of the Kabul airport, the Afghan Interior Ministry said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the pre-dawn bombing, which caused no casualties. The German military …Huge blast rocks Kabul airportTelegraph.co.ukSuicide bomb targets NATO convoy outside Kabul airportBusiness […]

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Hagel to Discuss Afghanistan During Visit to Pakistan – Businessweek

BusinessweekU.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, steps off of a helicopter after arriving at the International Security Assistance Force Headquarters, on December 7, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty Images. U.S. Defense Secretary …Hagel Warns Pakistan to Help Open NATO Supply RouteBloombergHagel Urges Pakistan to Reopen Afghan Supply RouteWall Street JournalHagel to meet with […]

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Hagel to meet with Pakistan’s prime minister – USA TODAY

USA TODAYISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has arrived in Pakistan for meetings with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other officials. Pentagon spokesman Carl Woog says Hagel is looking forward to “candid and productive conversations” …Hagel to Discuss Afghanistan During Visit to PakistanBloombergUS Def Sec in Pakistan to discuss drones, NATO blockadeIndian ExpressHagel […]

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Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Join United States of America’s Global Priorities

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United States in a united front on “Global issues.” It stops short of mentioning Syria. Here’s the statement: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary […]

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Chuck Hagel Gets Support From Wesley Clark For Secretary Of Defense

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M3z6pOHw-x0 Everyone agreed that this year’s Inauguration was, as Paul Ryan put it, much warmer than the last Obama Inauguration in 2009. One of the people who noted that as we were sitting down in Section 16 was Wesley Clark. General Clark is a four-star general, Vietnam Net, and at one point the Supreme Commander […]