Posts Tagged: afghan

A Pivotal Period for Afghanistan: Interview with Larry Sampler, assistant to the USAID Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan

In advance of the Afghan Presidential election run-off scheduled for June 14, Larry Sampler, assistant to the USAID Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan join me on The Business of Government to explore how USAID has sought to promote stability and order in Afghanistan and what is USAID’s three-fold transition strategy. The following is an excerpt… Read more »

Pashto/Dari to English Translators wanted for an urgent fill

Veritiss LLC is currently hiring highly qualified and professional Pashto/Dari translators for OEF-A (Operation Enduring freedom in Afghanistan). At Veritiss LLC, we firmly believe and follow the core values of integrity, professionalism and responsibility, and thus retaining the persistency of the values has earned us the title of the top company in 2011/12. We also… Read more »

Baby-Faced Bombers

http://www.homelandsecuritynet.com/HSN/2012/02/baby-faced-bombers/ Afghan police recently arrested four suspected insurgents in the process of smuggling 41 children to Pakistan from eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province. According an Interior Ministry spokesperson, the insurgents were planning on using the children said to be between 6 and 11 years of age, as suicide bombers, saying: “We strongly believe that the children… Read more »

Officials Hope Friday Prayers Do Not Include More Koran Burning Backlash

On its site shahamat-english.com, the Taliban had urged Afghan security forces to “turn their guns on the foreign infidel invaders.” It seems to be working, in an apparent backlash over the recent burning of Korans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan, an Afghan solider turned his gun on his allies, shooting and killing two… Read more »