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-Afghanistan: US Soldiers Face Discipline For Stopping Rape of Children?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Apparently some of our soldiers have actually gotten in trouble for stopping Afghan authorities from raping children.  Here’s the story from HotAir: A story breaking over the weekend reveals that our “Afghan allies” have been engaged in a sick practice referred to as “boy play” in the common parlance. This essentially translates into abducting, imprisoning […]

-Afghanistan: Now We Have Become the Russians?

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

        (President  Karzai: Wikipedia) Afghan President Hamid Karzai said over the weekend that it would have been better if the American and British troops never came to his country. Basically he’s saying that it is time for us to leave and I certainly agree. The same thing happened to the Russians years ago when they […]

-Afghanistan Erupts in Protest over Quran Burnings at Bagram Airbase

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

                   (Quran -Photo credit: manitoon) Allegations that NATO troops at Bagram airbase had set fire to dozens of copies of the Quran sent thousands of Afghans into a frenzied protest against the foreign troops but particularly against America. The base guards shot rubber bullets into the crowd to control the situation as the mob shouted […]

-Now there are 2 Christian Converts Facing Death in Afghanistan

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Image via Wikipedia We posted previously about Said Musa a Red Cross worker facing death and persecution in Prison for converting from Islam to Christianity. Now there are reports of a second man facing persecution and death in Afghanistan -Shoaib Assadullah. His capitol crime?- converting to Christianity and giving a Bible to another person. In […]

-Afghan Red Cross Worker to be Hanged for Converting to Christianity

Monday, February 7th, 2011

                                                (Image via Wikipedia) AFGHANISTAN: An Afghan physiotherapist will be executed soon for converting to Christianity. A judge recently told him that he would be hanged within days unless he converted back to Islam. Said Musa, 45, has been held in a prison in Kabul for the last 8 months where he claims that he […]

-Afghanistan: Christian Faces Trial and Potential Death for Conversion

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

(Afghan Emblem via Wikipedia) An Afghan Christian, Said Musa, was arrested and has been in jail for months for converting to Christianity from Islam. Afghan officials announced on Sunday that his case would be tried this week sometime. Musa could be facing a  potential death penalty for becoming a Christian. The Afghan Constitution supposedly supports […]

-Is This a Good Idea?: Turkish Officers Training Afghan Military Leaders

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

(Image via Wikipedia) Several thousand Turkish officers are serving as instructors to the Afghan Army and police training leaders as part of a NATO stabilization plan in Afghanistan. Response: A few years ago I would have considered this to be a great idea. The Turkish officers are Muslim but for years have supported a secular […]

-Book Review: “The Apostle”

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

*NOW IN PAPERBACK By Brad Thor (New York: Pocket Books-Simon & Shuster, 2009, 516 pages)   Brad Thor’s latest ‘Scot Harvath’ action adventure. The book has been out for a while but I am featuring it here because the story is particularly useful in providing a better understanding of what our military is currently facing […]

-Afghanistan: Christian Converts Arrested and Threatened with Execution

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

This is a story that has escaped the American media. Over 20 Christian converts have been arrested in Afghanistan as some Afghan leaders of the National Assembly are calling for their execution. This is in response to a TV expose’ and the aftermath demands of thousand of Afghans. Over 1,000 protestors rioted in the streets […]

-U.S. Military Destroys Bibles Meant for Afghans

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

(Bible Picture by knowhimonline via Flickr) Afghanistan (MNN): Bibles in Afghan languages sent to a U.S. soldier at a base in Afghanistan were confiscated and destroyed to ensure that troops did not breach regulations which forbid proselytizing. That’s the word from spokeswoman Major Jennifer Willis at Bagram air base near Kabul. Response: Can you imagine […]