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1 hr ago | Voice of America

Chaotic Afghan Vote Recount Threatens Nation's Future

United Nations and Afghan officials say they will restart Saturday the auditing of votes cast in the country's runoff presidential election.

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2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Reports of Taliban surge are exaggerated, incoming ISAF commander says

Reports of the Taliban gaining ground as U.S. troop levels fall and Afghan soldiers take on more fighting duties are more about PR than battlefield realities, the general set to take over command of the NATO combat mission in Afghanistan suggested.

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3 hrs ago | War on Terrorism

Daily Life in Afghanistan: Air Force Security Forces; Getting Some Long Overdue Appreciation

Commentary by Senior Master Sgt. Mike Hammond NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan/438th Air Expeditionary Wing 7/29/2014 - KABUL, Afghanistan -- Having just arrived in Kabul this past week, I will say it has been an eventful and busy time already! This phase of my deployment started as I sat in a plane on the runway at Bagram Air Base last ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

Local airman defends base in Afghanistan

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN >> A U.S. Air Force Airman from Red Bluff successfully defended his forward operating base here July 17 during a more than four-hour insurgent attack.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Russian Soldiers' Selfies Accidentally Prove Military Presence in Ukraine

A U.S. service member takes a "selfie" as U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with troops after delivering remarks at Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014.

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9 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

Clarksville's Customs House Museum August 2014 Exhibits and Activities

The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee.

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10 hrs ago | India.com

SpiceJet to recommence Delhi-Kabul flights from tomorrow

Mumbai, Aug 1: Low-cost carrier SpiceJet today said that it would resume its Delhi-Kabul flights from tomorrow as per its old schedule.

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10 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Future of Nato forces in Afghanistan in limbo due to election recount

Who, if anyone, will represent Afghanistan at next month's Nato summit is becoming an increasingly pressing and awkward question for the alliance, as it seeks to withdraw most of its troops and bring a long and deadly engagement closer to completion.

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12 hrs ago | State Department

Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Daniel Feldman...

On August 1, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Dan Feldman succeeded Ambassador James Dobbins as Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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16 hrs ago | ABC News

From Afghanistan to Perth: Long hidden riches of the silk road on display at the WA museum

Most associate modern Afghanistan with war and the Taliban. Images on the news show fully covered women, bombed streets and desperate poverty.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 1 August 2014

Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.

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The News Tribune

Army "VIP culture" led to parachute accident that killed former JBLM officer

A former Joint Base Lewis-McChord officer who died in a September accident was not ready to jump with a new kind of parachute when he attempted his first airborne drill in four years, according to an Army investigation obtained by The News Tribune.

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Daily Kos

The coming fall of Afghanistan

The collapsing country of Iraq is just the latest example. If things play out in the same way, it won't be the last example.

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This Is Lancashire

Chief hails UK's Afghan campaign

Britain could not have expected a "strong, more committed, or more courageous" performance from its troops in Afghanistan, the head of the army has said.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Sailor Shares Successful Mail Recovery Center Experience

The U.S. Postal Service's Atlanta-based Mail Recovery Center processes nearly 100 million pieces of lost mail a year.

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Counterpunch

Jobless Kabul and the Works of Wara

Jeffrey St. Clair on Hillary Clinton's miraculous rags-to-riches method of financial success; LA CONFIDENTIAL: Lee Ballinger on race, violence and inequality in Los Angeles; PAPER DRAGON: Peter Lee on China's military; THE BATTLE OVER PAT TILLMAN: David Hoelscher provides a 10 year retrospective on the changing legacy of Pat Tillman; MY BROTHER AND ... (more)

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Air Force Times

Report: No chance for 8 airmen to respond in 2011 green-on-blue attack

Eight airmen and one U.S. contractor who were murdered by an Afghan colonel in 2011 never had a chance to fire back at their attacker, the final investigation into the incident concluded.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Film 'Korengal' explores soldier life in Afghanistan

Four years after the documentary "Restrepo" focused on American soldiers fighting in a dangerous valley of northeast Afghanistan, a new film "Korengal, This Is What War Feels Like," opens Friday in Columbus and Fort Benning.

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The Washington Post

Kerry urges Afghan presidential candidates to put power-sharing agreement to work

Secretary of State John F. Kerry appealed to both candidates in Afghanistan's disputed presidential election to translate the broad power-sharing agreement they reached with him early this month into a working relationship they can carry into a new government, "whoever wins."

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Foreign Policy

Burying the Taliban

A pack of dogs barked from a precipice above a dusty hillside in Kabul's southern outskirts.

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