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1 hr ago | Center for American Progress

Reassessing the International Role in Afghanistan During the NATO Summit

On September 4, world leaders and ministers from 60 nations will gather in Wales for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, summit.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Germany, Hamid Karzai

2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Obama repeating Bush's mistakes in Afghanistan?

President Obama is trying to defeat ISIS in Iraq , but ISIS might be setting up a new franchise in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, George Bush, Terrorism,

4 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

Travel Of Assistant Secretary Frantz To Afghanistan

Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Doug Frantz has arrived in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel,

9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Abdullah takes Afghan election to brink of collapse

KABUL: Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was locked in last-chance talks with the United Nations Tuesday as a deal to resolve the country's damaging election dispute edged closer to failure.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Hamid Karzai

9 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Afghan "Torn" Women Get Another Chance

Rukia recovers after a successful fistula operation at Malalai Maternity Hospital in Badakhshan, Afganistan .

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9 hrs ago | Clarksville Online

Clarksville's Customs House Museum September 2014 Exhibits and Activities

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

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12 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Afghan Army Killings Threaten U.S. AidBy Kimberly Dozier

The Afghan army is struggling both to provide security and prosecute illegal killings carried out by its own soldiers, officials say-and millions of dollars hang in the balance.

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12 hrs ago | BBC News

Afghan militants 'may join IS'

Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, have told the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State .

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16 hrs ago | WGBH

As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up

As U.S. and NATO troops draw down in Afghanistan, Taliban fighters are growing bolder.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Pakistan Christian Post

Afghanistan's Economy On The Verge Of Collapse. By Dr Florance Ebrahimi

Power vacuum looms for Afghanistan as UN delays date for result of presidential elections to mid-September despite Karzai's plans to leave office next week.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, Opinion

The Peninsula

41 Taliban killed in Afghan operations

Kabul: At least 41 Taliban militants including their local commanders were killed yesterday following joint military operations by Afghan national security forces.

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Stars and Stripes

Middle-class Kabul district braces for Taliban

Boys play soccer in the Qasaba district of Kabul, Afghanistan, on July 25. In this neighborhood, the proximity of residential housing to large compounds associated with the Afghan Defense and Interior Ministries - prime targets for insurgents - means civilians are increasingly in the crossfire.

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Reuters

Afghan talks for unity government collapse; crisis deepens

Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of ethnic unrest over the disputed vote.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

TheIndyChannel

Chairman of Joint Chiefs to speak at Notre Dame

General Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the US joint chiefs of staff, salutes during a change of command ceremony at the ISAF headquarters in Kabul on August 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Afghanistan, World News,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WBTV

Former Charlottean David Snepp helps Afghans resettle

David Snepp knows that sooner or later thousands of Americans will be coming home from the war in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, George Allen, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe

ETaiwanNews.com

Sunday, September 7

1776 - The first submarine used in warfare makes an unsuccessful attempt to attach a mine to a British flagship in New York harbor.

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The Globe and Mail

Canada to send troops for NATO training excercise

The last Canadians involved in the NATO training mission in Afghanistan board a U.S. Chinook helicopter as they leave the International Security Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan March 12, 2014.

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The Peninsula

53 Taliban militants killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: At least 53 Taliban militants were killed and 14 others were injured during military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24 hours.

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The Bennington Banner

Magnitude-6 earthquake jolts northern Pakistan

Authorities in Pakistan say a magnitude-6 earthquake has struck the country's north, though there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Pakistan, Geology, Science, Afghanistan, Concord, NH

Asheville Citizen-Times

Engagement: Rohullah Hussaini & Beth Pressley

Rohullah is a graduate of NIMA: The National Institute of Management and Administration in Kabul.

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Related Topix: World News, Afghanistan, Cullowhee, NC, Western Carolina University

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