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British Armed Forces complete handover of Helmand Province after eight years ... - Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:54:33 GMT

The Independent

British Armed Forces complete handover of Helmand Province after eight years ...
Telegraph.co.uk
More than 400 of the British fatalities in Afghanistan occurred under Task Force Helmand, a mission which lasted twice as long as the First World War, despite the former defence secretary John Reid's suggestion in 2006 that UK forces might not fire a ...
British troops leave Helmand in further move towards total Afghanistan withdrawalThe Independent
Afghanistan War: British Troops Leave Helmand to Make Way for Local SoldiersInternational Business Times UK
Britain hands over command of Afghanistan's Helmand provinceBBC News
Channel 4 News -The Times (subscription) -Huffington Post UK
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MoD tries to pulp its own Helmand lessons book - Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:58:25 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

MoD tries to pulp its own Helmand lessons book
Telegraph.co.uk
The study on Britain's war in Helmand was commissioned from an Army officer and due to be published on Tuesday, but officials have stepped in claiming it breaches the Official Secrets Act. The author, Dr Mike Martin, has now resigned as a Captain in ...
Ex-Territorial Army Captain whose critical book on Helmand was blocked by the ...The Independent
Fury over MoD bid to ban Dr Mike Martin's book about AfghanistanDaily Mail
Territorial Army captain resigns over Afghanistan bookThe Guardian
Press TV -GlobalPost -Sky News
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MoD tries to block its own book on Helmand - The Times (subscription)
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 08:18:49 GMT

The Times (subscription)

MoD tries to block its own book on Helmand
The Times (subscription)
The Ministry of Defence has made a last-minute attempt to block the publication of a book it commissioned one of its officers to write about the lessons of the military campaign in Helmand. The study, which is highly critical of British and American ...



Afghan Youth Debates: Helmand Polls Show People Embrace Democracy - Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:02:39 GMT

Afghan Youth Debates: Helmand Polls Show People Embrace Democracy
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The success of this year's presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan was unprecedented, experts said at an April 10 event organised by IWPR in the southern Helmand province. Wide public participation, high levels of transparency and ...



Helmand handover: the massive logistical challenge - Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:03:46 GMT

Helmand handover: the massive logistical challenge
Telegraph.co.uk
Major Lucy Anderson of the Royal Logistics Corp stands in Camp Bastion surrounded by a sea of shipping containers. Each is waiting to be packed full of British military equipment, and transported back home. 2,734 containers have already been shipped ...



Afghanistan: Little progress, or hope, in Helmand - The Interpreter
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:24:22 GMT

Afghanistan: Little progress, or hope, in Helmand
The Interpreter
There's an enormous, weather beaten photo of Hamid Karzai glued to the crumbling brick wall of Afghanistan's Helmand airport terminal. Karzai, whose family hails from the Kandahar province next door, won't be president for long. But it's unlikely ...

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Afghanistan holds successful, peaceful election in Helmand, Nimroz provinces - Marines.mil (press release)
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:06:32 GMT

Afghanistan holds successful, peaceful election in Helmand, Nimroz provinces
Marines.mil (press release)
Afghan National Army (ANA) Maj. Gen. Sayed Malook, commander of Afghanistan's 215th Corps, shows a purple fingertip as he walks back to the Operational Coordination Center- Regional (OCC-R) aboard Camp Shorabak, Helmand province, Afghanistan, ...

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Suicide bombers wearing women's dresses arrested in Helmand - Khaama Press
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 04:13:39 GMT

Suicide bombers wearing women's dresses arrested in Helmand
Khaama Press
suicide bombers in women dress Two suicide bombers who had disguised themselves in women's dress were arrested by Afghan security forces in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. Deputy interior minister Gen. Ayub Salangi said the two suicide ...



Coordinated suicide attacks foiled in Helmand, 5 suspects arrested - Khaama Press
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 11:13:49 GMT

Coordinated suicide attacks foiled in Helmand, 5 suspects arrested
Khaama Press
vlcsnap-2014-04-12-14h51m21s119 The Afghan intelligence National Directorate of Security (NDS) foiled coordinated suicide attack plot in southern Helmand province of Afghanistan. National Directorate of Security (NDS) following a statement said ...



MPs criticise UK over Taliban raid - The Courier
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:20:04 GMT

The Courier

MPs criticise UK over Taliban raid
The Courier
In a highly critical report, the Commons Defence Committee said force protection measures at Camp Bastion in Helmand province had been "inadequate" - with more than half the guard towers left unmanned - leaving troops exposed to "unnecessary risk".
UK partly to blame for failure to stop Afghan attack - MPsBBC News
UK lawmakers slam lax security in Bastion attackMarine Corps Times

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