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in afghanistan has not pas the ten year mug widely dubbed as a decade of failure by chrissake it's even called keeps on climbing more than two thousand seven hundred foreign troops have died during the financing of big devoted by the number of lost jason what level of pull. another day in afghanistan's southern battle and more casualties despite official claims that the war's 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 these two soldiers one patrol in a vehicle when a roadside bomb exploded beneath him it took less than half an hour for a medical 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 teams are flown to germany for treatment all right you guys
can go to this missile it 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 going to 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 miller 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 i started what i had been going on i was surprised by to make a difference i wish i would very likely not.
michel. in the recovery ward well he's part of the argument is that while he sure it was a u.s. marine corps that is he's grateful for the first class treatment he is receiving which other words i'm just happy that he's ok the shooting was a mistake so he's forgiven accident or not the enduring insurgency suggests that no amount of good will can compensate for civilian casualties that continue to climb each month you know war the growing zone chasing workload. for. as the u.s. occupation of afghanistan and as its second decade american forces out facing growing resistance to our people sick of never ending war american all there was a lieutenant colonel until a shopper says the u.s. is falling in the footsteps of the soviet union and should have led the country long ago. in two thousand and three we actually achieved our major military objectives by two thousand and three what you've seen since then is just essential you are dealing with a culture we don't fully understand following the same failed path the soviets
followed in their occupation silly to actually try to secure the urban areas to basically modernize the culture and some hope that they would become a twenty first century society it's not our job to make the the the lives of the afghan people better our job was to ensure the terrorist attacks cannot be mounted from there and that's what we did in zero three frankly everything since then has been a waste issue until we decide we're going to get serious this is really pakistan the afghan government knows that we know that and finally admitted within the last two weeks that the eye of the pakistani intelligence service has been helping the taliban but basically you have a pentagon which is committed to a failed course and they are not only doubling down on the tripling down on things that they know they cannot win it's time we believe if it were up to me i if i were president obama i would declare victory that we actually did back in zero three and zero four and let it go this is the deal you have to seek regional so solutions this is not an american issue this is truly a pakistan afghan india iran issue and frankly we should be work with those people
who live there to find a path forward. in fifteen minutes we'll be bringing you more expert opinion on the story without a military analyst who's in kabul giving his view on why america is struggling to contain the insurgency meanwhile on our website where asking what legacy using the ten year afghanistan occupation has left and at the moment an awful lot of us say the war has brought the us nothing but bloodshed and bankruptcy just over a quarter of you believe that years of occupation of tens of ghana stand into the world's biggest hereon hub six thing the occupation was a stepping stone into an invasion of pakistan by the only three percent of the world is a safer place because of the war so please local to have your say on the shoot. target. still. be.
sure to bring peace to. you don't have to be. the decade long war in afghanistan it's staring out more and more discontent in britain with the country's military contingent is second only to the us and the country the conflict has already brought saward 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. have been joined by celebrities and politicians on the march in london calling for british troops to be brought home on a bet it was a big rally. this huge protest in the center in the center of london has shown the man she will sentiment in the public imagination here in britain is definitely in the forefront people very angry pay their way there in the first place obviously would be at a time of deep cuts the mustard has risen through all this money eighty million
rounds are being pumped into a seemingly unwinnable war and the life hundred million as a nation in development the ngos are saying well no is no reaching is the right people is not going to sit you know and go to really having much of an effect and i want to let you know thousand troops that are being killed in. a us university brown university in the thirty thousand other people having to go in in this case. civilians insurgents to. talk more about this is john hillery from the demo it's a charity war on one's own life is very much for speaking cellphones and. letting others on the human rights situation going on in afghanistan where he says better or worse and it was a nice ago but i think in the last five years in particular we've seen a terrible problem in human rights just is the poorest escalates here it's failed to bring any extra stability to you see many more children being to drive to their rights and many more people being killed and creating an escalation of violence in pakistan as well as in afghanistan because there's another lurching thousand people
have died in indonesia as well so it's not getting better in any way is hearing much money from prison house has also come forward and address the fact there is ramekins eruption in afghanistan and in the process of getting aid to the people are really needed but he's blaming it on the international community she really said where nigeria russia will go is that training and others oversee in selling corruption within the whole of the afghan government and the key thing here is about getting the foreign troops out the people in afghanistan we found in britain we know here seventy four percent of all people want our troops down and that's what we're saying to the government gela trim sound and you can start dealing with all of the problems in afghanistan. people in the streets of london have been demanding an end not only to the afghan conflict but also to nato presence in libya and among the high profile faces of the protest was a wiki leaks founder julian assange we're told also you believe an interventional is simply the u.s.
and europe taking of a country the lesson from libya is that there are only two superpowers in the world worth speaking why one those are the united states and europe least two superpowers who have gotten together to take over the country the regional justification in the balloon boy a no fly zone over libya has been completely abused it shows that there is no effective rule of no knight in nations is. be a lesson to us every time that a small mandate is given. military and intelligence powers. it is a slippery slope that leads to the takeover of countries or hundreds. meanwhile the need be a revolutionary forces have launched one of the biggest assaults yet on mama gadhafi his hometown of sirte and they have already seized a major highway that opens the way to attacking a key base of the candles nor lists the interim government claims to control most
of the city now but it's still facing fierce resistance from point as loyal to the ousted need to revisit interim administration say says fall is crucial to fully declaring liberation and changing and actions but lindsey german from the start of the war coalition says that by shedding said 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 and bang goes i think you know why does he want anybody inside up to the idea that you have main killing civilians in the lover city or town in their beer and that's exactly what's happening so many times very selective about what civilians it supports it doesn't support those civilians remarkable was it really does support reality want 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. if not
. they don't care about civilians and that's what's actually happening so there will be terrible killings and so unsure and you're really this is a response on the scene of the people in the run libya. events in the middle east have become an inspiration overseas as in the u.s. the occupy wall street complain is say they use an arab spring revolutionary tactic to achieve their goals and corporate protests in new york and fourth weekend have already spread to dozens of such as hitting the capital washington d.c. organizers claim they'll be in a thousand american soldiers by the end of the month that's according to a post on their website and as the movement picks up steam the slogan occupy wall street has been changed to occupy together a protest to say the greed of just one percent of the u.s. population of the country into financial chaos in the first place and while some accuse does camping out in manhattan and i like a big group it's highly organized as an assistant church and i describe it. these
are these are the people you know. accused of being anarchist and disorganized the occupy wall street encounter meant it's 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 a medical area staffed by volunteers provides on the spot assistance or comfort area supplies 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 it's our buzzer beater from richmond virginia. the kitchen providing a traditional american breakfast bread bagels and peanut butter and jelly plant
roots are used to filter water here we have breakfast at seven thirty in the morning. breakfast foods bread cereal we have lunch around but we have snacks came to the community really throughout the day your dinner at seven thirty immediately. andrew 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 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 thirty for. a library area let's protesters relax and educate themselves with literature fitting most tastes fiction nonfiction magazines we have a kid section we got c.d.'s we had d.v.d.'s 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 behalf of everyone here that now we need to happen 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 mr r.t. new york and our resident reporter in the same way hoffman is has been asking antti will strain campaign as well as driving them and how they believe they can change
the world and stalled the role of the rich. i'm here at occupy wall street this week let's talk about bet 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 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 that the center of the of all of the most important issues right now that we're getting from spain to bonds would be to spain where we have people for life other colleges. and one of the hes it really is all
of those are doing. i mean thirty five percent of our wealth is owned 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 as badly as we're out here trying during the sixty's there were riots in newark and l.a. because of poverty inequality racism etc i mean people rioting and burn their old cities down as soon as that happened within a year there were all kinds of government programs to help people out because they 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 of some justice and some some enforcement of the regulations we already have on the books that would be a good start the thing 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 it and this is of a rallying point 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. and you can head to our twitter feed to get more and i'm going to corporate protests around the u.s. and our correspondents in america and across the nation stand shareable they see. you know one of her tweets says is a culture park in new york packed with protesters as almost two thousand demonstrators have gathered there so follow us on twitter has. to get all the updates on this story. and let's now return to our top story they tell front of us
here of the are going to be this weekend washington is trying to mend ties with one of its main allies in the war pakistan relations have recently been hit by a mutual accusations and political differences on military analyst 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 of the reason that three weeks ago was under the twenty hour was siege by the ha going to network let's take a closer look at what went wrong and we have a global war on terror first after al qaeda central radio ploy to the pashtun tribal belt along the afghan pakistani border the state department filed a request with the pakistan for cooperation against osama bin laden going to slam about brazenly ignored the diplomatic requests from washington d.c.
with their middle finger behind their back to 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 operation enduring freedom the question is not what went wrong with this mission the question is what's preventing the w. 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 before the nine eleven struck the united states. that was also his mission and i say again with his assessment from afghanistan and news in three of the above has i tell you that it
crashed in west java in indonesia killing four foreign terrorists and injuring eleven in the past was carrying visitors from the netherlands belgium and as the brakes failed when it was going downhill it comes just a month after a similar crash on the island killed nineteen people. and. speech on state television the president of yemen has announced he is to step down in the coming days until government protesters have been demanding an end to ali abdullah saleh says his three year rules were nine months now the rest has paralyzed the country and led to a thousand people being killed according to official estimates violence in yemen has escalated since the recent resound from saudi arabia where he was treated after an assassination attempt entry. six people have had a lucky escape surviving a plane crash in australia a small aircraft with five skydivers and a pilot on board question into a creek surrounded by trees it was preparing to land near melbourne the pilot suffered broken legs and had to become one of these two were winched to safety by
helicopter one passenger was also intrigued by the number remarkably escaped unhurt after the accident. sixty thousand seater stadium where the you are twenty twelve soccer final will be played has been officially open didn't keogh popstar should kira headlined a spectacular ceremony involving two thousand artists at the venue which cost almost hof a billion dollars to build it all went to plan however with fireworks setting some of the roofs on fire local feminist protest groups of them and caused some fireworks of their own staging a topless protest over the broom in prostitution they believe the food bowl tournament will call. up next it's time for this month's russia closer.
this time depends the region is the destination just a bit more than six hundred kilometers southeast of moscow the area lying between the russian capital and the mighty volga river is known for its grand estate that have inspired some of russia's most prominent writers including that of and of but as a good order to explain some of the region's sites which have aroused the passions of russia's men of letters in the past and face an uncertain future. a tale of two states that how many a modest country see that and sorry stein's survived on farming and small scale manufacturing it happened to be the childhood home one of russia's most legendary figures mikhail element of a child prodigy a fiery tempered soldier womanizer and finally a greater amounts of poet the novelist he died in a jewel at the age of twenty seven while little of his work was composed here there
meant that it's buried in the family more psyllium. 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 dress up as their ancestors for their job . some get to play the heiress to crowds for the benefit of tourists as the numbers are growing there is no need for this state to turn a profit. and as good a state as one the poet himself was living here all the ground houses in the area which are just as important architecturally but which are not getting the same care funding one of russia's grand palaces well not anymore in its heyday in the nineteenth century crack and it was a self-sufficient cultural center for the benefit of one man the diamond prince alexander correction in soviet times it served as a warehouse and
a home for dementia sufferers before falling into disrepair need of the government nor any private investors will put in the millions of dollars needed to rebuild it . now where the so is there on the one hand you can turn all of these estates into museums and the lifestyle they support 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 cracking are now. 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 one or our ancestors. they face a daunting task but they don't for
a bill that no one else will. fartsy than the region. and coming up later in the program a brand new show on this channel rapper robert foster let's report how to fix the global economy. the levels fighting as the u.s. crash seems imminent having 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 actually the term economy entered our language from the greek economy of meaning household management will be managing theories abound but in practice if anyone actually know what the hell's even happening. doesn't use a sound all the back with the headlines very say.
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is the headlines. for us that invasion of afghanistan promises a ten year anniversary with taliban defeat nowhere in science and while the feeling cost is rising faster than above with the number of civilians killed the c.l.o. approaching total coalition forces in a decade of fighting. meanwhile in london there are demands on the streets for the country's troops to leave afghanistan as her rally reflecting the on the clarity in the u.k. over the will which has claimed almost four hundred british military lines. and occupy wall street protests against trying to spreading to dozens of american cities from richmond to los angeles and taking to congress or washington d.c. . because the report which tells you the news that the fund counts on wall street would rather you didn't know.
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