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school student was arrested two days later carrying a 9mm pistol. The student told police he had been influenced by the cartoons. Wikipedia:Bagram


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http: www.nytimes.com 2009 04 20 world asia 20ambush.html?_r 1&ref world&pagewanted all accessdate 2 December 2009 title Pinned Down, a Sprint to Escape Taliban Zone newspaper New York Times date 19 April 2009 first C. J. last Chivers The Afghan government later launched an investigation into the use of white phosphorus munitions.


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, and their contract employees tortured untold thousands at Guantánamo Bay, Abu Ghraib, Bagram, and secret black site prisons scatttered around the globe, according to a bipartisan U.S.Senate Armed Services Committee report. Knowlton, Brian. Report Gives New Detail on Approval of Brutal


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outcry, the CIA largely stopped its own interrogations under torture and thoughout the 1980's and 1990's "outsourced" such interrogation through renditions of prisoners to third world allies, often called torture-by-proxy (extraordinary rendition). But in the furor over the attacks on 9 11 American authorities cast aside scruples,


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known expressions of the interaction of Greek and Buddhist cultures — also continued over several centuries, until the 5th century CE White Hun (Huna (people)) invasions of Scythia. The travelogues of Chinese pilgrims Fa Xian (337 – ca.422 CE) and Huen Tsang (602 603–664 CE) describe the famed Buddhist seminary at Taxila and the status of Buddhism in the region of Pakistan in this period. Pipelines There are petroleum Pipeline transport pipelines

. Kanishka convened a great Buddhist council in Taxila , marking the start of the pantheistic Mahayana Buddhism and its scission with Nikaya Buddhism. The art and culture of Gandhara — the best known expressions of the interaction of Greek and Buddhist cultures — also continued over several centuries, until the 5th century CE White Hun (Huna (people)) invasions of Scythia. The travelogues of Chinese pilgrims Fa Xian (337 – ca.422 CE) and Huen Tsang (602 603–664


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school student was arrested two days later carrying a 9mm pistol. The student told police he had been influenced by the cartoons. * At least four protesters were killed in Afghanistan, in Mihtarlam, and a US air base in Bagram. One protester was trampled


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newsarticle.aspx?id 66924 Karen Parrish "Colonel 'Proud, Humbled' to Represent Gay, Lesbian Troops," January 25, 2012 , accessed January 27, 2012 On December 23, after 80 days at sea, US Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta won the right to the traditional "first kiss" upon returning to port and shared it with her same-sex partner. Her ship's commanding officer, in one report, "said that the crew's reaction upon learning who was selected to have


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Better Project , which aims to support LGBT at-risk youth. ''New York Daily News'': Rheana Murray, "LGBT servicemembers in Afghanistan post 'It Gets Better' video to encourage youth bullied because of sexuality," January 23, 2012, accessed January 27, 2012 Widespread news coverage continued even months after the repeal


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earlier in the news as it was claimed that prisoners were tortured: see the article Bagram torture and prisoner abuse, and also at the time of the hand-over of the facility human-rights groups like Amnesty International have raised concerns about the treatment of prisoners in the facility References and footnotes *''Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul'' (2008). Eds., Friedrik Hiebert and Pierre

Braithwaite, Rodric title Afgantsy: The Russians in Afghanistan, 1979–1989 location publisher Oxford University Press year 2011 isbn 9780199832651 page 99 On 27 December Radio Kabul broadcast Karmal's pre-recorded speech, which stated "Today the torture machine of Amin has been smashed, his accomplices – the primitive executioners, usurpers and murderers of tens of thousand of our fellow countrymen – fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers, sons

; Globalsecurity.org, The 1978 Revolution and the Soviet invasion. Retrieved October 2007. After the coup, desertions swept the force, affecting the loyalty and moral values of soldiers, there were purges on patriotic junior and senior officers, and upper class Afghan aristocrats (Aristocracy (class)) in society. After the revelation of CIA sponsored torture in the 1970's and the subsequent


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) with an army led by Demetrius I of Bactria. Alexandria became a capital of the Eucratidian Indo-Greek Kingdom after they were driven out of Bactria by the Yuezhi in 140 BC. Bagram became the capital of the Kushan Empire in the 1st century, from here they invaded and conquered Peshawar in the south. The "Bagram treasure" as it has been called, is indicative of intense commercial exchanges between all the cultural centers of the classical time, with the Kushan empire

Bagram

'''Bagram''' ( ''), founded as Alexandria on the Caucasus and known in medieval times as Kapisa, is a small town and seat in Bagram District in Parwan Province of Afghanistan, about 60 kilometers north of the capital Kabul. It is the site of an ancient city located at the junction of the Ghorband (Ghorband Valley) and Panjshir Valley, near today's city of Charikar, Afghanistan.

The location of this historical town made it a key passage from Ancient India along the Silk Road, leading westwards through the mountains towards Bamiyan (Bamyan City).

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