Afghanistan – 450 Bases and It’s Not Over Yet

In late De­cem­ber, the lot was just a big blank: a few bur­gundy metal ship­ping con­tain­ers sit­ting in an ex­panse of crushed eggshell-col­ored gravel in­side a ra­zor-wire-topped fence.  The Amer­i­can mil­i­tary in Afghanistan doesn’t want to talk about it, but...

A True Picture Of Afghanistan

Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis spent most of last year on his second tour of Afghanistan; he was assigned to the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force. While carrying out his duties the Colonel talked to the troops about their situation in the region. He talked to everyone in any...

Treasure hunter claims $3bn WWII-era find off US coast

A Maine treasure hunter says he has discovered a WWII-era shipwreck filled with platinum, now worth $3bn £1.9bn. Greg Brooks of Sub Sea Research says a wreck sitting 50 miles 80km off the US Atlantic coast is the SS Port Nicholson, sunk in 1942. The Port Nicholson, a...