Archived posts from category ‘Waste’

07.01.10
Axe-SPAN: U.S. Army Troops in Logar Province, Afghanistan

by DAVID AXE Afghanistan’s Logar province is a mostly agricultural region located south of the capital city of Kabul. Freelance journalist David Axe was embedded with the U.S. Army in Logar’s Baraki Barak district in October and November. He followed U.S. troops as they worked to extend services to the farmers of the area, and [...]

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11.11.09
World Politics Review: U.S. Army Reaches Out to Wary Afghan Farmers

by DAVID AXE When the gate opened at the U.S. Army outpost in Baraki Barak district on the morning of Oct. 25, it seemed the Army’s long-planned strategy to win over local farmers might fail. For weeks, Able Troop, an element of 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry, had prepared to provide free veterinary services to potentially [...]

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