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  1. In the Loop: Former Obama ambassadors against a full Afghan troop withdrawal in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Washington Post

    As President Obama and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani met in Washington on Tuesday, a bipartisan group of 23 former Clinton, Bush and even Obama administration ambassadors, diplomats, State Department and White House officials sent an unusual "open letter" to Obama urging that he extend the stay of U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The signatories include folks like: former White House national security advisers Sandy Berger and Steve Hadley ; former Obama ambassadors to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker, James Cunningham and his former special representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman.

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  2. US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through end 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Jerusalem Post

    The United States will maintain its current 9, 800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday after President Barack Obama met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. "Based on President Ghani's request for flexibility in the US drawdown timeline, the US will maintain its current posture of 9,800 troops through the end of 2015," the White House said.

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  3. US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through end 2015 - White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The United States will maintain its current 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015, the White House said in a statement on Tuesday after President Barack Obama met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. A U.S. soldier from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment shields himself from the rotor wash of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter after being dropped off for a mission with the Afghan police near Jalalabad in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan December 20, 2014.

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  4. Afghan leaders begin U.S. visit with compliments and expressions of thanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | The Day

    Camp David, Md. - The once acrimonious relationship between Washington and Kabul largely appeared to be a faded memory here on Monday, as top U.S. officials joined visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in pointing to a "revitalized partnership" and announcing their intent to fund his country's security forces through 2017.

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  5. A dream holiday in Afghanistan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    These magnificent snow-capped mountains, found deep within a country very few Western tourists dare to visit, are virtually untouched. Every year a handful of adventurous skiers are brave enough to make the long trek to Bamiyan, in Central Afghanistan, even though it's one of the most dangerous countries in the world.

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  6. Afghan students in limbo after closure of school once funded by U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Police stand guard after a suicide bombing at a French-run high school in Kabul, Afghanistan, last year. In January, the International School of Kabul, which taught classes in English, said it was closing because of an unspecified threat.

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  7. Has the Islamic State Forced a Change in Obama Policy in Syria and Afghanistan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | CDR Salamander

    The weekend brought two bits of news/trial-balloons that indicate that the reality of the present situation is causing the ideological desire to decouple being put under critique inside the Obama Administration's lifelines. First in Syria ; Secretary of State John Kerry said in an interview broadcast Sunday that he still believed it was important to achieve a diplomatic solution for the conflict in Syria and that the negotiations should involve President Bashar al-Assad.

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  8. From Afghanistan's Rubble, A Teacher Builds A School Of IdeasRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    Aziz Royesh is a man whose life has been defined by one over-arching ambition: He says he simply wants to be a teacher. At 46, he has achieved that goal in one of the most difficult and dangerous environments in the world - Afghanistan.

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  9. US to keep more troops in Afghanistan than plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | DNA India

    The United States has abandoned plans to cut the number of US troops in Afghanistan to 5,500 by year's end, the Associated Press reported on Saturday, but a senior US official told Reuters no decision The United States has abandoned plans to cut the number of US troops in Afghanistan to 5,500 by year's end, the Associated Press reported on Saturday, but a senior US official told Reuters no decision has been made. Many of the 9,800 US troops currently in Afghanistan would probably remain well into next year, although no final decision on numbers had been made yet, AP reported, citing unnamed U.S. officials.

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  10. US to delay Afghanistan withdrawal, leave more troops - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | Russia Taday

    The White House has dropped plans to slash the number of US soldiers in Afghanistan to 5,500 this year, AP reported. Official sources claim the withdrawal is likely to be much slower and have 9,800 US troops remain in Afghanistan well into 2016.

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  11. Woman who protested female harassment in Afghanistan with 'iron ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Metro UK News

    However she was only able to walk the streets for eight minutes before having to escape the onslaught of physical and verbal attacks. The artists has now been forced into hiding due to the stunt, the result of which she says demonstrates the national attitude towards women throughout Afghanistan.

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  12. Obama calls for quick formation of new Afghan governmentRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday urged Afghan leaders to move faster toward forming a new government, days ahead of their planned visit to the White House . In a video conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah, Obama "encouraged accelerated Afghan progress" in forming an "inclusive" national unity government, the White House said.

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  13. Pakistan, Afghanistan Team Up to Document RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Voice of America

    Afghan refugee women sit with their babies as they wait with others to be repatriated to Afghanistan, at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office on the outskirts of Peshawar, Feb. 2, 2015. Pakistan and Afghanistan have announced plans to work together over the next four months to try to document about one million Afghans who are believed to be living illegally in Pakistani cities.

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  14. Market MoverTIGER, Tiger, Burning Bright: Lessons from Carner and HoganRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires. Afghans are not just tenacious fighters, they are equally tenacious when it comes to corruption and playing every possible angle for fun and profit.

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  15. Drones and the rise of the high-tech assassinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Boing Boing

    They had set out soon after midnight, traveling cross-country to reach Highway 1, the country's principal paved road, which would lead them to Kandahar and north to Kabul. Crammed inside were more than thirty men, women, and children, four of them younger than six.

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  16. Market MoverTIGER, Tiger, Burning Bright: Lessons from Carner and HoganRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires. Afghans are not just tenacious fighters, they are equally tenacious when it comes to corruption and playing every possible angle for fun and profit.

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  17. Market MoverTIGER, Tiger, Burning Bright: Lessons from Carner and HoganRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires. Afghans are not just tenacious fighters, they are equally tenacious when it comes to corruption and playing every possible angle for fun and profit.

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  18. Saving Syria: 3D Cultural And Natural Preservation Around The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Forbes.com

    I consult on content strategy for technology companies and produce web content for entrepreneurs and business owners. Currently I am traveling around the USA on an 8-month roadtrip exploring 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, and 3D Design.

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  19. Islamabad Faces More Flooding; Storms to Rattle New DelhiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | AccuWeather.com

    Afghanistan, Pakistan and India will once again become the target of another storm, complete with snow, potentially flooding rain and thunderstorms, Saturday through Monday. While not as robust as recent storms, the impending storm will still prove to be impactful as it slowly tracks from west to east.

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  20. NPR's Peter Breslow blissfully feeds the beastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Colorado College Journalist-in-Residence Lecture Series: Peter Breslow - "From War Zones to O2-Less Zones: Covering the World for NPR" His official title for NPR's Weekend Edition might be "senior producer," but listen to Peter Breslow for a while - which you can do Thursday as part of Colorado College's Journalist in Residence Lecture Series - and you'll realize that the best way to describe him is simply "storyteller."

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