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News stories tagged with "afghan-war"

Tenth Mountain Division Soldier Killed in Central Asia

A Tenth Mountain Division soldier who died last Thursday in Central Asia has been identified as Private Second Class Giovanny Maria of Camden, New Jersey. Fort Drum spokesman Ed Stoffer says Maria arrived at Fort Drum in September and had been in the army since May.  Go to full article

Tenth Mountain Division Troops Posted in Northern Afghanistan

Infantry from the Army's Tenth Mountain Division crossed from Uzbekistan into northern Afghanistan yesterday to serve as a quick reaction force in case of renewed Taliban resistance around the city of Mazar-i-Sharif.  Go to full article

NY Greens Speak Out Against US Anti-Terrorism Policies

Since September 11, criticism of US government policy has been muted, as many Americans and New Yorkers want to support their elected leaders in a time of crisis. One group that is still speaking out and questioning US policies regarding terrorism in New York State's Green Party. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Canadian-on-the-Street Response to War Mixed

This week, Canadian naval ships are transporting hundreds of military personnel to the Persian Gulf. Throughout the crisis, Canadian support for the American response has been high. But on the streets of Ottawa, reporter Karen Kelly found a mixed response.  Go to full article

Canada Pledges Military Support

The Canadian government has pledged its full support in the war against terrorism. As of yesterday that support now includes Canadian troops, warships and aircraft. Karen Kelly reports.  Go to full article

Security Concerns Could Provide Cover for Anti-Environment Legislation

Since September 11, most of the environmental organizations have erased all traces of criticism of the White House. Some politicians, though, see opportunities to push through energy policies in the name of national security--policies that could damage the environment. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

New York City Reaction to Air Strikes

Brian Mann was visiting Ground Zero in New York City when the first reports of the U.S.--British strikes against the Taliban in Afganistan broke.  Go to full article

September 11 Aftermath: Shaky North Economy

With U.S. military operations now underway in Afghanistan, business leaders are worried that consumer confidence in this country could dip even lower. As Brian Mann reports, the terrorist attack on September 11 is already being felt in the North Country's economy.  Go to full article

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