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as the ten year mark widely dubbed as a decade of failure by critics its human cost keeps on climbing more than two thousand seven hundred foreign troops have died during the fighting a figure by the number of lives lost jason more reports. another day in afghanistan southern battle more casualties despite official claims that the war is being won two thousand and eleven is lining up to be the deadliest yet for u.s. forces fighting to tame the decade long taliban insurgency but things to improve medical capabilities casualties who would have perished in previous conflicts are surviving but these two soldiers one patrol in a vehicle when a roadside bomb exploded beneath them it took less than half an hour for a medevac crew to pick them up by helicopter and deliver them to the trauma ward at kandahar airfield one of the country's busiest for their injuries are bad but not extreme i mean we will most likely stay on base until they've recovered more severe cases such as if you tease or flown to germany for treatment right you guys can go
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right this facility was built to save critically injured american troops fresh from the front lines but doctors here also treat afghan civilians caught in the war's crossfire with nowhere else to go for help nine year old wally was shot in the head by a stray bullet earlier this year when u.s. marines got into a firefight with the taliban his village in helmand province the bullet shattered part of his skull and would have killed him if not for emergency surgery in six months dr main park says he's treated more than a fair share of afghan bystanders mostly gunshot and bomb blast victims in this follow up operation he and his team are reconstructing the boy's forehead with a titanium miche that will restore his appearance so i started what i. was i also gratifying to make a difference i had this i would very likely not. guards. michel. in the recovery ward well his father that says that while he's
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sure it was a u.s. marine will admit his son he's grateful for the first class treatment he has rescinded which i know what i'm just happy that he's ok this shooting. mystique so it is forgiven accident the enduring insurgency suggests that no amount of good will can compensate for civilian casualties that continue to climb each month in a war grinds on to some workload in kandahar afghanistan for. after ten years of international efforts this iteration afghanistan is worse now than when it all began that's the view of. a muslim chaplain at north carolina university it is really horrible and depressing. it is really it was lookin for to witness the bleeding wounds of one society as a result of one war and destruction as to another and it is it is a little unfortunate after all these efforts all this money and all these struggles
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at the heart of it a little international community a lot of government has achieved afghanistan today after ten years of us being there i think in many ways it is worse off not better off. the u.s. plans to withdraw combat troops by the end of twenty fourteen by the director of the answer and he will coalition brian becker says that washington has no intention of leaving afghanistan and uses its presence there to influence the karzai government. if the u.s. military were to leave afghanistan all together or if it were to leave iraq all together those governments would become independent determining governments free of foreign interference or foreign occupation that's what would happen they would form their own natural alliances with their neighbors the united states does not want that this is the great prize this is a geo strategically and resource rich part of the world united states is there for the long term and i think that's the real goal is to put firmly afghanistan and the
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surrounding countries into an american spear of influence i think the karzai government really is an extension of american power which has a masquerade the fiction of a nato cover but really it's an american power cards i of course probably cannot survive without outside support after all the outsiders the occupiers put him into power i don't think he has any real legitimacy or credibility for his people. in about fifteen minutes we'll bring you more expert opinion on the story with our military analyst who is in kabul giving his view on why america is struggling to contain the insurgency meanwhile on our website where asking what legacy you think the ten year i've got an occupation has left and at the moment more than say the war has brought the us nothing but bloodshed and bankruptcy just over a quarter of you believe that years of occupation have turned up got it on into the world's biggest heroin hub more than six saying the occupation was a stepping stone to an invasion of pakistan while only three percent reckon the
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world is a safer place because of the war so long to have your say on the. target . store. be. sure to bring peace to the. military you don't have to be. the decade long war in afghanistan is tearing up more and more discontent in britain with the country's military contingent second only to the us in the country the conflict has already brought sorrow to many british families claiming the lives of almost four hundred members of the armed services reflecting the unpopularity of the war in the u.k. accidents have been joined by celebrities and politicians in a march in london calling for british troops to be brought home bennett was at the
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rally. this huge protest in the center in the center of london has shown the sentiment in the public imagination here in britain is definitely in the forefront people are very angry hey they were there in the first place obviously the period of time of deep cuts people stirred to britain through all this money eighteen billion being pumped into a seemingly unwinnable war in and out of the five hundred million is a major development the ngos are saying is no reaching is the right people is not going is it all going to really have much of an effect on the sounds of groups that are being killed in. a us university brown university with her g thousand other people having to go in in this case. civilians insurgents to. jeremy corbin an m.p. with the latest policy and he joins me now jeremy thanks very much for speaking. to you one of the. all those years we hanged fellow decades ago to vote against
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military action in afghanistan ourselves a shame to tell you that lost a. lot of my colleagues when they didn't join me in. saying the bizarre says it was war the loss of british soldiers that americans live. on and the corruption in afghanistan and the whole country there are many who just feel like the wrong thing ten years ago. now you see this rampant corruption millions is going on thing this campaign is extreme poverty just saying there's an age crisis how can this in any legal victory stuff that was not a victory still whenever i've raised this question problem of how would they define victory in afghanistan they say what it would be no always drawn in orderly way to the west to be extended they can control not only start moving the same did they come when this will. be just a matter of time to hold their own with drawn on the has to be the development of
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a political process in afghanistan which has actually been suppressed by the western intervention people on the streets of london have been demanding and not only to the afghan conflict but also to nato is present. and among the high profile faces of the protest was a week in leaks founder julian assange who told all see that maybe an intervention was only simply about the u.s. and europe taking over the country but the lesson for libya is that there are only two superpowers in the world worth speaking why one those are the united states and europe these two superpowers who have gotten together to take over the country the original justification for a no fly zone over libya has been completely abused it's shows that there is no effective rule of no not in nations is going to be a lesson to us every time that a small mandate is given. military and intelligence powers. that it is
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a slippery slope that leads to the takeover of countries west or hundreds. meanwhile the revolutionary forces have launched one of the biggest assaults yet on mama khadafi hometown of sunset they have already seized a major highway highway that opens the way to attacking a key base of the colonel's loyalists the interim government claims to control most of the city now but it's still facing fierce resistance from fighters loyal to the ousted leader leave his interim administration say says food is crucial to fully declaring liberation and changing elections but names a german from the told the world coalition stand by shelling the city for that reason nato demonstrates a very selective approach to protecting civilians. but the whole idea of the bombing was that it was meant to protect the civilians in both goals i think you know why does he was anybody inside up to the idea that you have main killing civilians in the lover city or town in there and that's exactly what's happening so
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many times very selective about what civilians it supports it doesn't support those civilians remarkable was it really does the simple reality want to and of course we know you want this war was about it was about regime change i wanted to get rid of gadhafi if i could just to stop this helping civilians in libya so they would if not. they don't care about civilians apart from what's actually happening so there will be terrible killings and so i'm sure and really this is a response well this is the be doing now run libya. impressive to me the news tom become an inspiration overseas and in the u.s. the occupy wall street campaigners say they're using arab spring revolutionary tactic to achieve their goals and to call for protests in new york and to the fourth week that have already spread to dozens of cities in the capital washington d.c. organizers claimed over in a thousand american citizens by the end of the month according to
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a post on their website and as the movement picks up steam the slogan occupy wall street has been trying to occupy together protesters say the greed of just one percent of the u.s. population drove the country into financial chaos in the past place while sakis does compared to counting out in the capital months on a key group of highly organized he's in it's the same church going to describe it. these are and these are the people you know. accused of being anarchist and disorganized the occupy wall street and count is far from chaotic it is set up like a small village broken up into themed sections way better organized than i thought it would be. they really have it set up so that there isn't a clear leader in the organization and the way that it's being done but at the same guy. every part seems to be handled by someone in the medical area
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staffed by volunteers provides on the spot assistance or comfort area supply sweaters mboya gets to keep demonstrators warm as the season gets chilly or while the donated sleeping bags pile up as the number of protesters grows bigger we just took the charge our butts are here from richmond virginia. the kitchen providing a traditional american breakfast bread bagels and peanut butter and jelly plant groups are used to filter water here we have breakfast at seven thirty in the morning people don't work for spirits bread cereal so we have lunch around but we have snacks going to the community really throughout the day your dinner. at seven thirty a media center has been broadcasting a live stream from day one of the protests for already three weeks videos film during clashes with police are posted online from these laptops you've got people coming in running in here i mean panicky you know adrenaline rush with cameras i got footage i got footage you know processing footage getting it online and
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simultaneously having people tweet you know in facebook when i was social media using social media to. get the message out of what's happening as quick as possible why feeds of the protests are being followed by supporters across the u.s. and the world the viewership really goes up as you keep a steady content you know provision information is also spread in more traditional ways the status board helps protesters keep up to date with occupation developments today is day twenty one of occupy wall street zero chance of rain the number of arrests to date at over eight hundred and thirty four. a library area let's protesters relax and educate themselves with literature fitting most tastes fiction nonfiction magazines with a kid section we got c.d.'s d.v.d.'s a guy documentaries occupy wall street prides itself in being a peaceful grassroots democratic movement without leaders there are just different decisions made by different groups if there's a if there is to be some decision that's going to supposedly speak on bart on
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behalf of everyone here but now we need to have been at the evening general assembly and need to be consensus on by everyone here all of the many cooks in this kitchen are here to cook up one thing a revolution of change in america. a party new york. and our resident reporter in the hall thinnest has been asking campaign as well to try and it was driving that land to how they believe they can change the world and still the rule of the rich. i'm here. this week let's talk about pat i think what we're really protesting is you know the failure of the system to respond to you know a kind of higher calling for you know our country you know we can be subjected to. you know one percent of the one percent those are the real bad guys you know who make over five million ten million dollars a year for doing that well i do feel that the country is in
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a very serious serious situation but it just the united states or is it a global issue it's a global issue but the united states says at the center of all of the most important issues right now and we're going to. repeat that spain we have people for life. and one of the hes it really is all of us are doing. i mean thirty five percent of our wealth by one percent of the population if you're going to be that wealthy you should have to pay a tax to be that wealthy it's only fair do you think that's going to happen through movements like this you know we're now it's bad we're out here trying during the sixty's there were riots in newark and l.a. because of poverty inequality racism etc but i mean people riot and burn their old cities down as soon as that happens within a year there were all kinds of government programs to help people out because they
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got people really afraid that was going to spread all over the country we're trying to make sure that doesn't happen by having a peaceful revolution some justice and some some enforcement of the regulations we already have on the books that would be a good start keeping that's going to happen. i have to believe so yeah i have to be i believe so how is this going to achieve that. this is just like the genesis of a bigger movements it's been going on for a couple weeks and every day gets larger and larger so. i think eventually it'll bring results i think there's a large amount of discontent with what's going on in this country and i think that this is it makes it so people can identify me like no other people are feeling this way as well so i mean. i think that this is this is going to draw attention it's also going to draw people in whether or not you agree with their methods the bottom line is these people are getting the word out.
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and you can head to our twitter feed to get more on the on going to corporate protests around the u.s. correspondents that are across the latest and share base see. if there's one of her in one of her tweets says washington d.c. and space museum has been closed after angry protesters tried to enter with class cards. to get all the updates on this story. let's now return to our top story the tenth anniversary of the ongoing war being mercs this weekend washington is trying to mend ties with one of its main allies in the war pakistan relations have recently been hit by mutual accusations and political differences or his military analyst again reports now from afghanistan. this is the commanding height that dominates this sweeping view of was the area of kabul the afghan capital. right behind me the reason that three weeks ago
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was under the twenty hour was sieged by the ha going to network let's take a closer look at what went wrong with the global war in terror first after al qaeda central re deployed to the pashtun tribal belt along the afghan pakistani border the state department filed a request with pakistan for cooperation against osama bin ladden going to slim about brazenly ignored the diplomatic request from washington d.c. with the middle finger behind their back see if they could and should have saved the day by activating their formidable human intelligence network in afghanistan to conduct a clone dan stein body snatching mission and to bring osama bin laden to justice they just blew it looking back at the operation enduring freedom the question is not what went wrong with this mission the question is what's preventing the w.
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bush administration to look at all other options and for starters to make sure that pakistan real be treated as a reliable ally not after but before the nine eleven struck the united states. that was off his military on the thing with his assessment from afghanistan and while the news in brief abbas has overturned and crashed into a cliff in west java in indonesia killing four four interest and injuring eleven the bus was carrying visitors from the netherlands belgium an india as the brakes failed when it was going downhill and cons just a month after a similar crash on balance and killed nineteen people. in a speech on state television the president of yemen has announced it is to step down in the coming days and to government protesters have been demanding an end to the ali abdullah saleh thirty three year rule for nine months now and then roast
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has paralyzed the country and led to over a thousand people being killed according to official estimates by lives in yemen has escalated since starless recently turned from saudi arabia where he was treated after and i stress a nation of ten to injury. six people have had a lucky escape surviving a plane crash in australia a small aircraft with five skydivers and a pilot on board washed into a creek surrounded by trees and it was preparing to land near melbourne the pilot suffered a broken leg and had to become free to work which to safety by helicopter one passenger was also injured but a number were remarkably unhurt after the accident. next it's time for this month's russia closer.
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this time the pairs a region is the destination just a bit more than six hundred kilometers away from moscow to the southeast area lying between the russian capital and the mighty of all the river is known for its grander state that have inspired some of russia's most prominent right including me hey only a minute but as eager i got here explains some of the region's sites which have roused the passions of russia's meretz is in the past phase and. a tale of two states not a family a modest country see that in summer it's time survived on farming and small scale manufacturing it happened to be the childhood home one of russia's most legendary figures mikhail their mentor a child prodigy a fiery camp and soldier womanizer and finally a great romantic poet a novelist he died in a jewel at the age of twenty seven while little of his work was composed here
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they're meant that it's buried in the family more slowly and. now two hundred people look after the estate as in the nineteenth century but a family has become the main employer for jason villages. the direct descendants of the serbs who worked here dressed up as ounces for the job. so we get to play the heiress across for the benefit of tourists as the numbers are growing there's no need for the state to turn a profit. while the lead amount of family and as good a state as when the poet himself was living there are other ground houses in the area which are just as important architecturally but which are not getting the same care and funding. one of russia's grand palaces well not anymore in its heyday in the nineteenth century crack in it was a self-sufficient cultural center for the benefit the one the diamond prince
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alexander could walk in and soviet times it served as the warehouse and the home for the men should suffer as before falling into disrepair need of the government nor any private investors will put in the millions of dollars needed to rebuild it . now so on the one hand you can turn all of these the states into museums and the lifestyle they supported has gone on the other if the situation continues as it is they will simply disappear and that is a fact. yet the villages of could have decided to fight there never trouble going from house to house to collect donations and relying entirely on volunteers they have vowed to restore the state building by building starting with a cemetery chapel but. we're not professional restorers we've got little money for materials we only do what we can but we don't want to be thought of as savages who do not understand where we live we want a woman or our ancestors. they face a daunting task but the they don't rebel that no one else will.
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fartsy the region. and carry it for you next hour a brand new show on this channel robert robert foster let's read part how to take the global economy. the levels pricing is the u.s. crisis is imminent and smashed the debt ceiling of fourteen trillion despite protests and clashes in athens greece the i.m.f. imposed structurally unjust programs in greece where the turn economy entered our language from the greek economy a meaning household management will be managing theories abound but in practice if anyone actually know what the hell's even happening. that's gracious and have a back with a headline as a chocolate. a
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is also you come into line for most of the headline. the u.s. led invasion of afghanistan dances at the ten year anniversary with the taliban defeat in no way and some agent in the world the human cost of the rising cost of that now but with the number of civilians killed this year alone approaching total coalition forces in a decade of running say. while the amount of demands on the streets for the country's troops to leave afghanistan and iraq the reflecting dental lawyer she. has claimed almost two hundred british military lives. and occupy wall street protests against frankfurt possibly you are spreading to dozens of american stitches from richmond to los angeles and hitting the capital washington d.c. . headlines up next a razor sharp moxon stacey are ready to take another shot at the world's major.


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