Minister of Defense under attack - Breaking News Allvoices

News Stories Related To: Minister of Defense under attack

Kabul : Afghanistan | over 2 years ago  
On 15.3, an Afghan who died of severe burns after the attack is said to be suicide against U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta .. The incident happened yesterday morning when he first...
    • Clear
    • Share:
    • Share
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
    • Clear
     
  • Read full report
   Reach     Credibility Credibility of 5
Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report

Related news stories

  • GOP Attacks Obama On Afghanistan

      KSAZ | over 2 years ago
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and other Republican leaders on Sunday sharply criticized President Barack Obama's handling of the war in Afghanistan, accusing him of mismanaging the military campaign and relations with the country's...
  • Massacre will not derail Afghan-US pact: senior Afghan official

      Daily News & Analysis | over 2 years ago
    US soldier walked off his base in the southern province of Kandahar a week ago and gunned down villagers. After meeting the families of victims, Afghan President Hamid Karzai said he was at "the end of the rope" with Western countries. But a senior...
  • Romney, Santorum hedge on future U.S. role in Afghanistan

      Los Angeles Times | over 2 years ago
    Reporting from Chicago Leading Republican presidential contenders Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum bobbed and weaved in TV interviews Sunday over the future of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan , blaming President Obama for worsening conditions...
  • Harry's Afghan return to be made public

      The Age | over 2 years ago
    Story continues below New Idea said it unintentionally broke the embargo with the story coming to light back in Britain via the US-based Drudge Report website. The Sunday Times said Britain's Ministry of Defence had concluded the increasing...
  • After Afghanistan tragedy, Hub protesters demand: Bring them home!

      Boston Herald | over 2 years ago
    Text size  T he slaughter of 16 Afghan civilians reportedly at the hands of a rogue Army staff sergeant on his fourth combat mission serves as a clarion call to bring U.S. troops home and end the decade-long military operation, anti-war protesters...
  • U.S.-Afghan divide seen in perceptions of village massacre

      Los Angeles Times | over 2 years ago
    From a rusted motorbike haphazardly parked in a busy marketplace, with no one paying it and its deadly package any notice. Or from a soldier who breaks down doors in the dead of night, with murder in mind. Despite a shared sorrow and bewilderment, a...
  • Can't believe a word they say

      Canadian Free Press | over 2 years ago
    Lying, covering up and conniving by Afghan politicians and officials is to be expected. It cannot become the norm for Americans, however, and Americans who do these things must be called to account...Item: Marine Lance Corporal Edward Dycus was shot...
  • Afghan massacre suspect 'no psychopath'

      The Age | over 2 years ago
    Story continues below Bales had served a total of 37 months during three tours in Iraq, where he sustained a concussive head injury and lost part of a foot, the Pentagon said. He was awarded three Army Good Conduct medals, six Army Commendation...
  • US Soldier Accused of Afghan Massacre in US Prison

      Voice of America | over 2 years ago
    Robert Bales, leaves Kansas City International Airport Friday, March 16, 2012, in Kansas City, Mo. The U.S. army says the American soldier suspected of killing 16 Afghan civilians early this week has arrived at a military prison in the central U.S.
  • Kabul downplays call on U.S. to leave Afghan villages

      Leader Post Online | over 2 years ago
    Kabul appeared to step back Saturday from a call on U.S. troops to leave villages and withdraw to bases, saying the demand was "nothing new" and part of the Afghan leader's long-held position. Presidency spokesman Aimal Faizi made the remarks to AFP...
  • Afghan massacre: Accused soldier flown to US base in Kansas

      Daily News & Analysis | over 2 years ago
    The American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in a shooting rampage has been flown to a military base in Kansas as Hamid Karzai complained America had hindered his government's investigation. The unnamed staff sergeant was flown last...
  • US names soldier in Afghan killings

      Sydney Morning Herald | over 2 years ago
    Sunday's attack in the southern province of Kandahar, in which mainly women and children were killed, has ignited fresh public anger in Afghanistan at the US presence and plunged US-Afghan relations into crisis...A US official, who asked to remain...
  • Afghan-massacre suspect Staff Sgt. Robert Bales en route to U.S.

      Sacramento Bee | over 2 years ago
    Afghanistan Despite claims by Afghan President Hamid Karzai that one man couldn't have killed 16 villagers, American military officials insisted Friday that Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, who was being brought to a military prison in the United States,...
  • Afghan leader Karzai at 'end of rope' over civilian deaths

      Los Angeles Times | over 2 years ago
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai , in a fresh outburst of angry rhetoric against the United States, declared Friday that he was at the "end of the rope" over civilian deaths in the war and what he described as excessive U.S. secrecy concerning the probe...
  • Incident at Afghan base targeted top Marine commander, British deputy

      Leader Post Online | over 2 years ago
    An attempted attack Wednesday at a southern Afghanistan air base targeted a top Marine commander and his British deputy as they awaited an airplane carrying Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, a senior Defense Department official acknowledged Friday...
  • President Karzai casts doubts on US version of Afghan village massacre

      The Guardian | over 2 years ago
    Afghanistan's President Karzai prays during a meeting with relatives of victims of the Kandahar massacre. Photograph: Photo Corbis The President of Afghanistan warned he was frustrated over western killings of civilians, as he accused the US of...
  • Karzai Hints At U.S. Cover-Up In Soldier Rampage Investigation

      International Business Times | over 2 years ago
    Articles At times losing his temper, a tired looking Karzai told assembled journalists that he had reached the "end of a rope" after a series of blunders by U.S. forces in Afghanistan -- including the accidental burning of Holy Qurans at Bagram...
  • Obama, Karzai Agree: US to Pull Out from Afghanistan 2014

      Novinite | over 2 years ago
    US President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai have reaffirmed that US troops would leave Afghanistan by the end of 2014, despite calls for an earlier withdrawal . Obama and Karzai spoke in a telephone conversation on Friday and...
  • Setback for orderly Afghan withdrawal

      Sydney Morning Herald | over 2 years ago
    Story continues below Defence officials admitted there was a divide between Mr Karzai's declaration and the US goals of training the Afghan security forces and conducting counterinsurgency operations. Successful counterinsurgency requires close...
  • Harried tale with an uncertain ending

      The Age | over 2 years ago
    Story continues below "My death did not change the world," is how he begins the seven lines he wrote to family and friends. "It may be tough for you to justify its meaning at all But there will be a child who will live because men left the security...
  • Afghan Massacre: US Soldier 'Snapped'; Lawyer Mulls PTSD Defense

      International Business Times | over 2 years ago
    John Henry Browne, who famously defended serial killer Ted Bundy and the globetrotting teenage "barefoot bandit," told reporters that his 38-year-old client had been training for a desk job when he was ordered to return to Afghanistan "overnight."...
  • US 'did not cooperate' with Kandahar probe

      Al Jazeera English | over 2 years ago
    The US military did not cooperate with the Afghan team dispatched to investigate the massacre of 16 civilians by a rogue American army sergeant in Kandahar province, officials have said. The accusations came as President Hamid Karzai met in his...
  • Afghanistan to President Obama: Get Out!

      Canadian Free Press | over 2 years ago
    Perhaps if the president had only focused on winning the war rather than using it as a political football things might have ended differently?...In an ominious new sign that the United States has lost control in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai...
  • Karzai to meet with victims' families

      United Press International | over 2 years ago
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai planned to meet with the families of 16 victims of an alleged killing spree by a U.S...Word of Karzai's meeting with the relatives Friday followed news that he received a report from investigators he sent to the villages...
  • Afghans detained in U.S. Defense chief panetta runway incident

      The Daily Herald | over 2 years ago
    Defense chief panetta runway incident Three people were detained after an Afghan tried to drive his truck into a welcoming party during Defense Secretary Leon Panettas arrival at a military base in southern Afghanistan this week, a U.S. defense...
  • Camp Bastion crash Afghan worked for British

      The independent | over 2 years ago
    An Afghan man who crashed a 4x4 on to the runway at Camp Bastion was working for British forces. The interpreter was feared to have been targeting US defence secretary Leon Panetta, who was arriving at the base at the time of the incident on...
  • 13 women and children killed in Afghan bomb blast

      Pak Tribune | over 2 years ago
    A roadside bomb tore through a civilian vehicle in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing nine children and four women, police said. The bombing in the troubled province's Dihrawud district comes a day after a similar incident killed eight...
  • Fallout from shooting, Koran burnings snarls U.S. exit plan from ...

      Denver Post | over 2 years ago
    Administration officials had steeled themselves for fallout after last month's burning of Korans by U.S. service members and Sunday's massacre of 16 civilians, apparently by an Army staff sergeant. But Thursday's statements caught Western officials...
  • Afghans pressure U.S. as Taliban quit peace talks

      Chandler Republic | over 2 years ago
    Administration officials had steeled themselves for fallout after last month's burning of Qurans by U.S. service members and Sunday's massacre of 16 civilians, apparently by an Army staff sergeant who went on a rampage. But Thursday's statements...
  • Suspect in Afghanistan Airfield Incident Dies

      Salem News | over 2 years ago
    Thursday March 15, 2012 Search About Salem-News.com is the premiere Independent Online Newsgroup in the United States. The suspect in yesterday's car theft and possible attack at Bastion Airfield in Afghanistan's Helmand province died this morning...
  • Tough first week on the job in Afghanistan

      San Diego Union-Tribune | over 2 years ago
    Charles Mark Gurganus and the Camp Pendleton force that took command this week of U.S. and international troops in southwestern Afghanistan are beginning their yearlong tour under the shadow of pointed new strains on the war campaign. The list of...
  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai asks NATO pullback as Taliban rebuffs U.S. ...

      Taiwan News | over 2 years ago
    Travel & Delicacy Beauty never Ends Ecological Environment Taiwan News, Staff Writer 2012-03-16 10:02 AM U.S. officials and regional experts stated that the political fallout from the March 11 shooting of 16 civilians, allegedly by an American...
  • Charges against Afghan massacre suspect may be weeks away

      Chicago Tribune | over 2 years ago
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrives at Forward Operating Base Shukvani, Afghanistan March 14, 2012. The unidentified U.S. soldier at the center of the massacre in which 16 Afghans, mostly women and children, were killed over the weekend may not be...
  • Identity of Afghan shooting suspect still a secret

      Washington Post | over 2 years ago
    The Washington Post Nearly a week after an Army soldier reportedly shot and killed 16 Afghan villagers most of them women and children the U.S. military has not released the suspect's name or detailed the allegations against him. Military officials...
  • Afghan campaign gets twofold setback

      The Hutchinson News | over 2 years ago
    Afghan forces nationwide in the wake of the killing of 16 civilians. The moves represent new setbacks to America's strategy for ending the 10-year-old war at a time when support for the conflict is plummeting. Part of the U.S. exit strategy is to...
  • Karzai asks NATO to quit Afghan villages; Taliban halts talks

      Chicago Tribune | over 2 years ago
    United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (R) talks with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai during a visit to the Presidential Palace in Kabul March 15, 2012. Afghan villages and confine themselves to major bases after the slaughter of 16...
  • Panetta Stresses Importance of Staying Course in Afghanistan

      Voice of America | over 2 years ago
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks during a news conference after meeting with troops and Afghan President Hamid Karzai and other Afghan officials, at the airport in Kabul, March 15, 2012. Afghan villages, following Sunday's killing of 16...
  • Panetta Says Afghan Who Died in Attack Did Not Target Him

      The New York Times | over 2 years ago
    American defense officials said that the Afghan had tried to run over a group of United States Marines who were waiting on a runway ramp for the plane. The Afghan died of extensive burns early on Thursday, less than a day later. American officials...
  • President Karzai asks NATO to leave Afghan villages and stick to bases as ...

      Mail Online UK | over 2 years ago
    Afghan villages and confine themselves to major bases after the slaughter of 16 civilians by a U.S. soldier, underscoring fury over the massacre and clouding U.S. exit plans. In a near-simultaneous announcement, the Afghan Taliban said it was...
  • US plays down Karzai's comments on withdrawal

      The Hindustan Times | over 2 years ago
    US defence officials on Thursday sought to play down calls by Afghan President Hamid Karzai for American forces to withdraw from village outposts, saying Kabul had not requested any change in an agreed timetable for a gradual troop drawdown. A US...
  • Pentagon: Afghan security breach was more serious than reported

      Washington Post | over 2 years ago
    The Washington Post The Pentagon acknowledged Thursday that a security breach during Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta's visit to Afghanistan was much more serious than officials first reported, saying that an Afghan man tried to ram a stolen truck...
  • Taliban Suspends Peace Talks With U.S.; Karzai Wants NATO Out Of Villages

      International Business Times | over 2 years ago
    Articles It's believed the incident, along with the Quran-burning fiasco earlier this month, is one reason the Taliban suspended negotiations with the United States government on Thursday. The group said Washington's alternating and ever changing...
  • Taliban halts talks with US, Karzai urges NATO to leave villages

      Russia Today | over 2 years ago
    A US soldier has killed at least 16 civilians after opening fire on them near a US military base in Kandahar. There are nine children among the victims, Afghan authorities say. Published: 15 March, 2012, 16:23 Hamid Karzai (R) and Leon Panetta in...
  • Panetta, Karzai Meet in Afghanistan

      Voice of America | over 2 years ago
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta held talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday amid anger over the U.S. decision to fly out of Afghanistan the U.S. soldier who allegedly carried out a deadly shooting spree. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Captain...
  • Afghan dies after Panetta security breach

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | over 2 years ago
    An Afghan man has died after trying to ram a truck at US Marines waiting to greet Pentagon chief Leon Panetta in an unprecedented security breach overshadowing what was billed as a fence-mending visit. The still puzzling incident, which American...
  • Taliban suspends US peace talks

      Australian Broadcasting Corporation | over 2 years ago
    The announcements from the Islamist militia fighting American troops for 10 years and Hamid Karzai, Washington's key ally in Kabul, came just days after an unprecedented shooting spree by an American soldier killed 16 civilians. The fallout...
  • Panetta Meets Afghan President Karzai

      KSAZ | over 2 years ago
    US defense secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday shrugged off a potentially lethal attack on a coalition base in Afghanistan as his plane was about to land, saying there was "absolutely no reason" to believe he was the target. "I have absolutely no...
  • Afghans Object, U.S. Officials Defend Decision To Move Massacre Suspect

      National Public Radio | over 2 years ago
    Tom Bowman NPR's Tom Bowman adds that defense officials say the decision to move the still unidentified soldier "was made by the top commander [in Afghanistan] Gen...According to The Associated Press , "the U.S. military said the transfer did not...
  • Afghan protesters demand U.S. soldier be tried in Afghanistan

      CNN Blog | over 2 years ago
    Afghans took to the streets Thursday to demand a U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 civilians be prosecuted in Afghanistan as word spread that the American military moved him out of the country...Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta met with Afghan...
  • Afghan interpreter tried to run down Marines meeting Panetta, officer says

      Los Angeles Times | over 2 years ago
    An Afghan interpreter who breached the security perimeter at a southern Afghanistan airbase Wednesday tried to run over a squad of U.S...The man, who worked for Western troops but has not been named, died early Thursday because of extensive burns, Lt.


Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.