War in Afghanistan
Operation Anaconda

Operation Anaconda

Operation Anaconda was an effort by the United States military, CIA Paramilitary Officers, NATO forces and allied Afghan military to destroy al-Qaeda and Taliban forces. Operation Anaconda took place from March 2 to March 16, 2002, in the Shahi-Kot Valley and Arma Mountains of Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan. … Continue reading

NFL
Fellow Soldier Recalls Pat Tillman’s Final Moments

Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman, born November 6, 1976, was a professional American football player and soldier in the United States Army. Tillman gave up a lucrative NFL career in order to enlist in the United States Army in June, 2002, following the September 11 attacks. Tillman was killed while serving in Afghanistan … Continue reading

War in Afghanistan
Techniques of the Taliban to Recruit Suicide Bombers

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Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, has become the frontline for war between Taliban insurgents and western troops. In this interview, two failed suicide bombers, Abdul Quboshi and Farman Ullah, discuss how they got involved with the Taliban.  The young boys explain that they were at school when the Taliban came to … Continue reading