Posts Tagged ‘Afghanistan’

Save the Planet: Stop Harper!

October 6, 2008

image - Save the Planet - from www.avaaz.org

For an excellent guide to how to vote smart where your live and stop a Harper majority, visit: VOTEFORENVIRONMENT.CA This site uses the latest polls to tell you whether your race is close, and which local candidate is your best bet to stop Harper. You Have a Choice: click here to play/download the song and sign the pledge.

Dramatic Increase in Air Strikes Not Reported

December 28, 2007

image - air strikes chart - based on CSIS reportThe dramatic year-on-year increase in air strikes in Afghanistan and in Iraq, but particularly in Afghanistan, has not been widely reported.

The number of air strikes has greatly increased in both countries, and from fewer than half as many in Afghanistan as in Iraq in 2005 to more than twice as many in 2007. [The initials OEF and OIF stand for Operation Enduring Freedom (for Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom.] Read the rest of this entry »