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    Special Immigrant Visas

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    Security Concerns For Granting Special Immigrant Visas to enter the U.S. Alonzo Tothsonie Professor Subject Date Introduction The Department of State’s authority to issue Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) to Afghan nationals under section 602(b) of the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009, as amended, has been extended (Bureau of Consular Affairs). In relation to this, there are security concerns for granting Special Immigrant Visas to enter the U.S Accordingly, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY 2016 as signed by President Obama on November 25, 2015 allocates 3,000 additional visas for Afghan principal applicants, for a total of 7,000 since December 19, 2014; however, there are limited slots for the programs…

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    Taban Attack

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    them there were some insurgent waiting to enter the branch too. On the other hand, the Taliban insurgents were outfitted in the uniform of Afghan Soldiers in order to keep their identity hidden from the security forces and security close Circuit camera in the branch. No one knew…

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    ISAF Mission

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    United States by El-Qaeda, the UN Security Council pass out a resolution 1386 in 2001 giving the authorization to establish the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) which was deployed first to Kabul to train the Afghan National Security Forces and assist Afghanistan in rebuilding their government. Then two years later ISAF mission was expanded by the UN Security Council all over Afghanistan to Capture Osama bin Laden, Destroy Al-Qaeda network, and Remove Taliban Regime. ISAF achieved…

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    reducing forces or pulling out of Iraq altogether. He similarly lays out the same argument for OEF, as he explains how the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan determined they needed 80,000 additional troops to execute a counterinsurgency campaign, but they requested only 40,000. On the subject of military advice to the political leadership, Bolger inserts a thought provoking civil-military relations debate. He criticizes generals for only giving advice behind closed…

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    dies or stays alive. They even killed Baba Jan right in front of the young boys. They even made them bury their own family members. The Taliban has taken over more land over the years"Taliban control has fluctuated over the past 14 years. The Taliban government collapsed after the American invasion, but the Taliban regained control of multiple districts between 2005 and 2009, Mr. Roggio said. They withdrew from these areas after the temporary surge of American troops at the beginning of…

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    (2001-2014), over forty thousand Canadian Armed Forces members served in Afghanistan and an operation in September 2006 involved more than one thousand Canadian Armed Force members which was Canada’s largest combat operation in over 50 years(Veterans Affairs Canada n.p). The estimated cost of the Canadian military was estimated to be over fourteen billion dollars. The day after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York, President George W. Bush was asked to pledge for Canada’s support…

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    Involvement In Afghanistan

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    major causes of public distrust. It is also important for international relations purposes that the Coalition forces replace chaos with order. A new government which is just as corrupt as its predecessor will only cause more issues. Continuity is also important as an aspect of Coalition personnel policy. If Colonel Gentile’s experience has provided strategists with anything, it is the understanding that the “savior-general” narrative is largely false and counterproductive to war efforts.…

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    “bad apples”, but because of the situation,environment or system that they are in which creates that situation. According to Zimbardo, a person is not determined as a good or evil based on their deeds, but what caused them to do it. The Taliban caused much harm while they rose to rule Afghanistan, but in the words of Philip Zimbardo, the people of the Taliban were at first good, but what caused them to change into evil is what they believed in.The Taliban is considered as a symbol of Islamic…

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    The State Centric Approach

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    In the international system, states seek security. Traditionally, this security was that of the state and the absence of threats to its existence. In the last twenty years, there has been a broadening of this concept with the introduction of “human security”, described as a “freedom from fear and want”. In the advent of increasing intrastate conflicts, the international community has faced a compulsion to aid the enhancement of human security when the state itself is unable to do so. This…

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    Being A War Veteran Essay

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    Being a War Veteran Participation in war changes a person, but participation in two wars extremely changes a person that only a few will fully understand. People who have never been there ask me what it was like. Did you get shot at or shoot anyone? Others will share stories about a sibling, cousin, friend, or someone they knew who went to fight in a war. Even though they know someone who fought in a war, they themselves don’t fully understand what I went through on a daily basis. Only your…

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