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Afghanistan and demoted to a "five star office job". Embittered, Shetland left the US Marine Corps shortly after the incident, sued the U.S. Military and won. He used the proceeds from his lawsuit ($700,000) and established Displace International. Displace International was highly successful, eventually becoming a major Private Military Contractor (Private military company) for the U.S. government as well as the first private security company to be listed on the Fortune 500


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

;, 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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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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and Panjshir (Panjshir Province). He reportedly ultimately led a force of 3,000 Taliban at one time. Wikipedia:Bagram

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in both Greek and Aramaic has been discovered in Kandahar. It is said to be written in excellent Classical Greek, using sophisticated philosophical terms. In this Edict, Ashoka uses the word Eusebeia ("Piety") as the Greek translation for the ubiquitous "Dharma" of his other Edicts written in Prakrit: :"Ten years (of reign) having been completed, King Piodasses (Ashoka) made known (the doctrine of) Piety (''εὐσέβεια'', Eusebeia) to men; and from

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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


. File:BegramSerapis.jpg Statuette of Serapis from Bagram. File:YoungAlexander.jpg Statuette of the young Alexander the Great. File:BegramGladiator.JPG A Greco-Roman gladiator on a glass vessel, Bagram, 2nd century. File:BegramZeus&Ganymede.JPG Bagram vase depicting the rape of Ganymede (Ganymede (mythology)) by Zeus. File:BegramHorses.JPG Bagram vase fragments depicting a fighting scene. File:BegramMold1.JPG Plaster mold from Bagram. File:BegramMold2.JPG Plaster mold from Bagram

depicting a cupid. File:BegramMold3.JPG Plaster mold from Bagram. File:BegramMold4.JPG Plaster mold from Bagram. File:BegramMold5.JPG Plaster mold from Bagram depicting a Greek soldier. Recent history thumb Bagram school children (File:AfghanischeKinder.jpg) Bagram hosts the strategic Bagram Airfield from which most US air activity in Afghanistan takes place. The runway was built in 1976 and it was a Soviet (Soviet Union) Air base from 1979 to 1989

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'''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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