US commanders say Afghanistan force insufficient

US needs more soldiers in Afghanistan

US needs more soldiers in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: US military commanders in Afghanistan told President Barack Obama’s chief envoy to the region hat they did not have enough troops to do their job.

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British soldiers banned from using live bullets to save money

brirish solBritish soldiers are being forced to train with blanks rather than live rounds to save money. Continue reading

Four British soldiers die for sake of 150 votes

afghanistan_war1Just 150 Afghan voters dared to go to the ballot box in the area of Helmand province where British soldiers sacrificed their lives to secure a safe election day, it was revealed yesterday.

The figures were released as the British Ambassador to Kabul admitted that troops could be engaged in combat in Afghanistan for five more                                                                                                       years.

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Ridgback armour secrecy deprives British troops of Afghanistan vehicles

Afgan4by4PA_450x300Secrecy sounding the armour on new vehicles destined for British troops in Afghanistan is preventing them from being flown into the conflict zone.

The cladding on the Ridgbacks has been classified as so secret that only British transport aircraft are allowed to ferry them to the troops in Helmand province. Continue reading