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What Should The U.S. Do In Afghanistan?

Posted: March 21, 2012

Incidents including the accidental burning of Qurans and the alleged massacre of 16 Afghani civilians have some critics of the war calling for complete pull out, with others calling for the military to stay its course. What do you think?

Does Afghanistan Remind You of Vietnam

Posted: October 12, 2011

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher former OSU vice president Bill Shkurti will discuss the drawdown of military action in Vietnam. The US is slowly pulling troops out of Afghanistan. Does the Afghanistan drawdown remind you of the end of the Vietnam war.

Columbus Military Contractor Sued Over Soldiers’ Deaths

2:57PM
July
12, 2011

A Columbus-based military contractor faces a new lawsuit by the families of American soldiers killed and wounded by an interpreter in Afghanistan last year.

Ohio Delegation Split On Afghanistan Withdrawals

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There's still no word on how the President's ramping down of troops in Afghanistan could affect National Guard units from Ohio.
12:00AM
June
23, 2011

There’s still no word on how the President’s ramping down of troops in Afghanistan could affect National Guard units from Ohio.

Ohio’s US Senators React To The President’s Troop Draw Down Plan

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The Officer Commanding Corunna Company, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment briefs his troops on Op Tor Mahke Zi. Republican Senator Rob Portman says there are aspects of President Obama's plan to bring troops home that he likes.
12:00AM
June
23, 2011

Congressional Democrats are leading the criticism of President Barack Obama’s troop withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, arguing that his timeline for bringing 33,000 U.S. troops home by next summer is not fast enough. At the same time, Republicans are faulting Mr. Obama’s plan as too rash. But Ohio’s junior senator, a Republican, says there are aspects of the plan he likes.

Central Ohio Marine Killed in Afghanistan

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The Department of Defense says a Marine from Madison county has been killed in Afghanistan.
12:00AM
June
14, 2011

The Department of Defense says a Marine from Madison county has been killed in Afghanistan.

Hardin County Exchange Student Found In Canada

12:00AM
January
14, 2011

An Afghani foreign exchange student studying in Forest, Ohio, near Findlay, has been found in Canada after being missing for nearly three months. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the boy was reportedly seeking political asylum.

Gahanna Marine Killed In Afghanistan

12:00AM
January
4, 2011

The Department of Defense confirms 20-year-old Cpl. Jacob Tate was killed in southern Afghanistan on Sunday.

Columbus Mourns Marine Killed In Afghanistan.

12:00AM
January
4, 2011

A Columbus marine is being remembered today as a young man with an infectious smile and a competitive spirit. 21 year old Corporal Jacob Tate was one of two U-S troops killed Sunday in southern Afghanistan.

National Guard Soldiers Who Trained Afghans Return Home

12:00AM
February
12, 2010

More than 2 dozen soldiers from the Ohio Army National Guard were welcomed home Friday after serving a year overseas including seven months in Afghanistan. The soldiers were there to provide training for the Afghan National Army.