(9 am. – promoted by ek hornbeck)
Afghanistan stopped being anything about 9/11 when the talk and the beating of the war drums started and got louder for invading an absolutely innocent people and country, a country led by our once good friend, and brutal dictator, that some wanted silenced.
Now we enter the ninth year of occupying a country that if we had really kept our promises, as we didn’t once before, and helped them might look and be a completely different country, for the innocent Afghans.
Osama bin Laden remains at large with a $50 million bounty on his head. Tora Bora was a missed opportunity for the U.S. to capture him, but it wasn’t the last. Lara Logan reports.
The fall of Kabul in 2001 was greeted with jubilation, the momentum then with the U.S.
But reluctant to commit its own troops, the U.S. allowed Osama bin Laden to escape from the Tora Bora mountains, reports CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan……>>>>>Rest Found Here
As U.S. military forces continue to fight in Afghanistan, CBS News takes an in-depth look at the covert operations of the Taliban, one of America’s greatest enemies. Lara Logan reports from Kabul.
October 6, 2009
The bodies of U.S. soldiers arrive to a somber homecoming at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Delaware.
The flag-draped coffins of five U.S. soldiers killed during a weekend onslaught against a U.S. military outpost in Afghanistan arrived Tuesday at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, the military said.
The bodies include Sgt. Joshua J. Kirk of South Portland, Maine; Spc. Michael P. Scusa of Villas, New Jersey; Spc. Stephen L. Mace of Lovettsville, Virginia; Spc. Christopher T. Griffin of Kincheloe, Michigan; and Pfc. Kevin C. Thomson of Reno, Nevada, according to the Air Force mortuary affairs office.
Coverage of the troops’ return is allowed with the permission of their families under a policy the Obama administration instituted this year….>>>>>