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At the Movies: Hemsworth leads a solid wartime film in ‘12 Strong' In the days and months following the Sept. 11 attacks, a small U.S. Special Forces unit led an offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan. They worked in harsh conditions alongside a local warlord and his men, an uneasy alliance at best, an
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce | 3 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Seattle, Washington
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Movie Review: '12 Strong' 12 Strong is a war drama that tells the declassified true story of an elite Special Forces team, the first to be deployed to Afghanistan immediately after the harrowing tragedy of 9/11.
cbs3.com | 4 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top military chief 'ashamed' by government's decision not to give Afghani translator sanctuary in Britain A FORMER military chief has said he is “ashamed” by the Governments refusal to give sanctuary to a translator who risked life and limb helping Brit soldiers in Afghanistan. Lord Richards of Herstmonceux said that the translator known as Ricky
The Sun | 11 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US Rejects Accusations It Gave Rise to IS in Afghanistan The United States reiterated its resolve Thursday to help local forces eliminate Islamic State from Afghanistan and strongly refuted accusations Washington was behind the emergence of the terrorist group in the war-shattered country. The remarks by the U.
Voice of America | 17 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'12 Strong' review: Solid, enjoyable war movie This action-drama follows the first U.S. Special Forces team sent to Afghanistan after the 9/11 attack.
Newsday.com | 18 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'12 Strong': When The Afghan War Looked Like A Quick, Stirring Victory Many Americans may be weary of the war in Afghanistan. But a new movie is betting big on the true story of Green Berets on horseback who made the early days of the fight look deceptively easy.
NPR.org | 19 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US Warns Afghans against Violence to End Rift over Ousted Governor The United States again has called on leaders in Afghanistan to resolve peacefully and expeditiously an ongoing dispute over the leadership transition in a northern province, where the powerful governor is refusing to relinquish control despite being oust
Voice of America | 19 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Review: '12 Strong' Believes in the Brotherhood of Battle Chris Hemsworth stars in this action movie about a Special Forces team on a dangerous mission in Afghanistan right after Sept. 11.
New York Times | 19 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'12 Strong:' Meet the real soldiers behind the Hollywood blockbuster A 12-man team from Fort Campbell's 5th Special Forces Group and its mission on horseback in northern Afghanistan inspired this new action film.
USA Today | 20 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Review: Chris Hemsworth saddles up to lend machismo to solid war effort '12 Strong' Character development isn't great, but the true-life tale leans into insane horseback battles in Afghanistan after 9/11.
USA Today | Jan 17, 2018 9:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend