Friday, January 6, 2012

Binocular Snapshot for 01/06/2012

LastDayWatchers  you will continue to see the failures mount up as

8 NATO Service Members Killed in Afghan Attacks

"NATO said eight of its service members died in three separate attacks in southern Afghanistan during the past two days.

Afghan official on Friday identified four of the dead as American soldiers.

The attacks struck at the heart of Afghanistan’s turbulent south.

The Taliban nonetheless remain potent in the south, especially in Kandahar, the province where the movement began in the mid 1990s.

The American soldiers belonged to a small military base in Shah Wali Kot, he said. Among the United States-led coalition, American forces are predominantly responsible for security in Kandahar Province.

According to the database, 566 NATO troops died in Afghanistan in 2011, including 418 Americans, the second-deadliest year for the coalition in the decade-old war.

The deaths brought to 10 the number of coalition troops who have died in the first week of 2012 as a result of the war in Afghanistan, according to figures from the Web site"

Names of the Dead

"The Department of Defense has identified 1,846 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations. It confirmed the death of the following American this week:

REGELIN, Chad R., 24, Petty Officer First Class, Navy; Cottonwood, Calif.; Marine Special Operations Company B."

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Islamist militants on Thursday claimed responsibility for killing 15 Pakistani paramilitary troops this week, dealing a serious setback to the prospect of peace talks between Islamabad and the country's homegrown insurgency

"The bodies of the men, abducted in December from a fort near the Afghan border, were found in the village of Shewa in North Waziristan, a tribal region that serves as a stronghold for several Pakistani and Afghan insurgent groups."

Iran's warnings reflect tougher military doctrine

"Khamenei described it as the realities of the world still ruled by "the power of bayonets and weapons" and where "bullying powers are trying to take control of the destiny of other nations with iron fists."

"Only a nation that proves its preparedness for defense will be secure from harm," he said at the military academy."