It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
French Foreign Legion, steeled in far-flung wars, gets new mission: Befriend the Afghans By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU , Associated Press Last update: November 15, 2009 - 3:36 AM TORA, Afghanistan - As soon as the French Foreign Legion moved in this summer, some of the men climbed on the roof of the base headquarters and painted the force's Latin motto in big white letters. "Legio Patria Nostra." The legion is our Homeland
The Khyber Pass, (also spelled Khaiber or Khaybar; ... (altitude: 1,070 m or 3,510 ft) is a mountain pass that links Pakistan and Afghanistan...