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  1. NATO soldier killed in Taliban-claimed attack in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Daily Times

    NATO's Resolute Support mission did not immediately release the nationalities of the three soldiers involved in the assault in the western province of Herat, but it is understood they are not American A NATO soldier was killed and two others wounded in a Taliban-claimed attack in Afghanistan on Monday, days after a US general was wounded in a shooting on a high-level security meeting. NATO's Resolute Support mission did not immediately release the nationalities of the three soldiers involved in the assault in the western province of Herat, but it is understood they are not American.

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  2. America's Longest War (Nato's, Too): Apparent Insider...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Instapundit

    The soldier was the fourth Czech service member killed as part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization mission to Afghanistan since the Central European country's parliament approved a plan in June to nearly double its forces in Afghanistan to 390. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Monday's attack, which comes days after the bodyguard for the governor of the southern province of Kandahar opened fire on Afghan and U.S. officials following a meeting to discuss security preparations for Saturday's parliamentary elections.

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  3. The Public Deserves an Afghanistan War Progress ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Review Online

    U.S. Army Third Infantry Division soldiers provide security during an Afghan-led operation near Kabul, Afghanistan, Sept. 16, 2018.

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  4. This Hong Kong penthouse is bursting at the seams with artRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... main wall, a picture, by Brazilian photojournalist Sebastio Salgado, shows buildings reduced to rubble in Kabul, Afghanistan. Nearby is the amusing 1974 snap of sport's first streaker being marched off a rugby field by British bobbies. The ...

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  5. Czech soldier killed, two injured in AfghanistanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Radio Prague

    A Czech soldier serving in the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan was killed and two others injured on Monday in the western province of Herat, the Czech Defence Ministry said on its web page. The two injured soldiers have been taken to Bagram military hospital and according to the Defence Ministry report do not face life-threatening injuries.

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  6. The War Anniversary You Forgot to MarkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... it was. On October 7, 2001, George W. Bush launched the invasion-"liberation" was the word often used then-of Afghanistan. It was the start of the second Afghan War of the era, one that, all these years later, still shows no signs of ending. Though ...

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  7. Democrats avoid sparring with Trump on caravan as midterm nearsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... hopeful Kyrsten Sinema, who's under fire for saying "I don't care" if people go and fight for the Taliban in Afghanistan, is fighting for her political life against Republican Martha McSally. Sinema is now trailing McSally by two percentage points, ...

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  8. Columns | Afghan War reveals the terrible price of security in a...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    really, the war against terrorists and their allies in Afghanistan and Pakistan -- has elements of a Greek tragedy. It was unavoidable, but seemingly unwinnable. Following the murder of nearly 3,000 people on September 11, 2001, al-Qaida's gracious ...

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  9. Pakistana s image and diplomacy: will somebody stand up pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    The absence of Pakistani ambassador at a rare two-day Pakistan-focused conference, jointly organized by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the NGO Indus, at Washington yet again underscored the missing zeal that top diplomats must possess and demonstrate on such occasions. The 'Pathways to Change Pakistan' brought together various Pakistan watchers and a big number of diaspora to discuss various dimensions of our society, and offered an excellent change - also for our ambassador to lend the official support to the symposium.

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  10. Iran and border securityRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... nations extend their ongoing proxy war over here. Already this country is struggling to secure borders with Afghanistan and India. This is to say nothing of the question of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) across the western front; or the matter of ...

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  11. CPEC gives Pakistan an opportunity to really take-off: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... from abroad, we'll have real, real problems." To a question about Pak-US relations vis a vis the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan's tribal areas after the 9/11, the prime minister said, "What should never happen again is that Pakistan, on ...

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  12. Military lapses led to U.S. soldier's death in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    The death of a U.S. soldier after a blast in southern Afghanistan this month was the result of a series of oversights by a military unit that frequently used a small strip of desert as a patrol route and observation post, prompting Taliban militants to bury explosives nearby, military officials said. The death of Specialist James A. Slape casts an unwelcome spotlight on the United States' prolonged presence in Afghanistan.

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  13. Czech soldier killed in apparent insider attack in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    A Czech member of the NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan was killed and two others wounded on Monday in the western province of Herat, the Czech Defence Ministry said. Earlier, the Resolute Support headquarters in Kabul said initial reports indicated the attack was carried out by a member of the Afghan security forces.

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  14. 4 million voters turned out to Afghanistan's parliamentary elections...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    Afghan voters defied scores of threats, violence, and technical issues to vote in Afghanistan's parliamentary election over the weekend. More than 4 million people cast their votes on more than 2,500 candidates nationwide for 250 legislative seats.

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  15. Radio: Phony Superpower EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | VDARE

    Two stories today in quick succession. The top police officer in Afghanistan was killed, two Americans were wounded, and a top U.S. commander barely escaped in a terrorist attack earlier this week.

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  16. Czechs in US-led mission suffer more casualties in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A Czech soldier with the U.S.-led NATO coalition in Afghanistan was killed and two others wounded in western Herat province on Monday, the Czech Defense Ministry said. The soldier was the fourth from the Czech Republic to be killed in the war since the country agreed in June to raise its NATO contribution to 390 troops, up from 230.

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  17. Taliban key commander among 21 killed in AfghanistanRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Kunduz , Oct 22 : Taliban key commander Mullah Mansoor, the military operational chief of the outfit, was among 21 armed insurgents who were killed in Afghanistan's Kunduz province in a crackdown, officials said on Monday. Army spokesman Ghulam Hazrat Karimi told Xinhua news agency that about 30 more militants were injured and the Taliban militants were expelled from several villages in Imam Sahib district over the past several hours.

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  18. Afghan soldier fires on NATO troops, killing 1Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

    The Czech military said their car was attacked at a base in the western Herat province, without providing further details. NATO said in a statement that "initial reports" indicate the attack was committed by a member of the Afghan security forces.

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  19. Phyllis Chesler On The Roots Of Second Wave FeminismRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | VDARE

    ... is that at a very early age she married a Muslim fellow student who swept her off her feet, flew her to Afghanistan, and held her captive there for several months (an experience recounted in her harrowing 2013 memoir An American Bride in Kabul ). So ...

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  20. Vote count begins after chaotic Afghan electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Tribune

    Afghan authorities have begun counting votes after chaotic parliamentary elections marred by violence, technical glitches and unprecedented delays, the election commission said Monday. Independent Elections Commission Chairman Abdul Badi Sayat said that around 4 million out of 8.8 million registered voters cast their ballots over the past two days at 4,640 polling centers across the country.

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