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Russian fighter suspected of terrorism and held in Afghanistan to be ... - Washington Post
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:12:29 GMT

Business Insider

Russian fighter suspected of terrorism and held in Afghanistan to be ...
Washington Post
The move marks the first time a foreign combatant captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan and held by the U.S military at Bagram will be transferred to the United States for trial, a decision the Obama administration has weighed for months. With ...
Prisoner in Afghanistan to Be Tried in USABC News
Detainee in Afghanistan to face charges in US court, officials sayLos Angeles Times

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UK military 'made wrong calculations' on Afghanistan - BBC News
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:50:42 GMT

BBC News

UK military 'made wrong calculations' on Afghanistan
BBC News
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army has told the BBC. Gen Sir Peter Wall said they thought they had a "reasonable force" for their limited objectives, but he now admits ...
Fighting simultaneously in Iraq and Afghanistan created "perfect storm" for ...Telegraph.co.uk
Afghanistan War: UK Lacked 'Clear And Achievable Strategy' Claim Military ...International Business Times
Exhibition on Troops in Afghanistan Opens in LondonBreitbart News
Express.co.uk -The Week UK
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Vigils on Highway of Heroes outlive Afghanistan mission - Toronto Star
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:41:39 GMT

Toronto Star

Vigils on Highway of Heroes outlive Afghanistan mission
Toronto Star
Vigils on Highway of Heroes outlive Afghanistan mission. They started as spontaneous shows of support for Canadians killed in Afghanistan. They've turned into a national tradition, which was again on display Friday in Ontario. Share on Facebook. Tweet.
Ottawa shooting victim was 'Canada's son'Telegraph.co.uk
On the highway of heroesRegina Leader-Post
Hundreds line highway to pay respect to fallen soldierTimes of Fort Erie
OurWindsor.ca -CBC.ca
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Memorial to those felled in Afghanistan visits St. John's - CBC.ca
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:21:40 GMT

CBC.ca

Memorial to those felled in Afghanistan visits St. John's
CBC.ca
The tone was sombre and reverent during a ceremony in St. John's Friday morning to welcome a touring exhibit that commemorates the service and sacrifice of Canadians in Afghanistan. But as military personnel, families of the fallen and dignitaries ...
Afghanistan Soldiers Remembered at Vigil in St. John'sVOCM

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News analysis: Pakistani, Afghan experts eye China's greater role in Afghanistan - Xinhua
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:15:22 GMT

Khaama Press

News analysis: Pakistani, Afghan experts eye China's greater role in Afghanistan
Xinhua
ISLAMABAD, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) -- Pakistani and Afghan foreign affairs experts agree in their view that China can play a proactive role in Afghanistan because of its policy of non- interference and quest for enhanced economic engagement. They say China ...
China's Afghanistan policy: Testing the limits of diplomacyThe Interpreter
China to host international meeting on AfghanistanKhaama Press
China, a key ally for post-NATO AfghanistanThe Express Tribune
Zee News -The Nation
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The Failure Of A Major Mission In Afghanistan In Two Charts - Business Insider
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:01:25 GMT

Foreign Policy

The Failure Of A Major Mission In Afghanistan In Two Charts
Business Insider
Opium poppy cultivation sprawled to more than a half-million acres in Afghanistan last year, a record according to a report by the Inspector General responsible for overseeing Afghanistan's reconstruction. Two charts in the report convey the sheer ...
It's official: the US drug war in Afghanistan is a $7.6 billion failureWashington Post (blog)
How Afghanistan Can Kick Its Drug HabitForeign Policy
The US Has Spent $7.6 Billion On A Drug War In Afghanistan, Where Opium ...Mintpress News (registration) (blog)
Cato Institute (blog)
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Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan's North - New York Times
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:10:09 GMT

New York Times

Taliban Are Rising Again in Afghanistan's North
New York Times
CHAHAR DARA, Afghanistan — The last time Afghans in the northern province of Kunduz felt so threatened by the Taliban was in 2009, just before President Obama deployed thousands of troops to push the insurgents back from the outskirts of the province ...
No fond farewell for 82nd paratroopers in AfghanistanStars and Stripes
Clashes between security forces, Taliban leave 23 dead in N. AfghanistanXinhua
In Afghan north, Taliban gains ground and courts local supportReuters

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T.V. trucks sign of waste in Afghanistan - McClatchy Washington Bureau
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:53:24 GMT

T.V. trucks sign of waste in Afghanistan
McClatchy Washington Bureau
WASHINGTON — In yet another sign of wasted U.S. money in Afghanistan, $3.6 million T.V trucks sit unused in Kabul after a delay of two years. The State Department contract is only the latest example of a project that has come under fire by the U.S ...



This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose - Washington Post
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:23:59 GMT

The Intercept - First Look Media

This map shows all the areas in Afghanistan where poppy production rose
Washington Post
“There is no silver bullet to eliminate drug cultivation or production in Afghanistan or to address the epidemic of substance abuse disorders that plagues too many Afghans,” Charles Randolph, a program coordinator at the embassy, said in a statement.
Surprise: US Drug War In Afghanistan Not Going WellThe Intercept - First Look Media
Afghan opium poppy cultivation hits all-time highThe Guardian
After 13 Years of US Occupation, Afghanistan Opium Production Is at an All ...Slate Magazine (blog)
CNN -The Diplomat -Aljazeera.com
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Life in War, Afghanistan - in pictures - The Guardian
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:11:54 GMT

The Guardian

Life in War, Afghanistan - in pictures
The Guardian
Life in War is probably the only book about Afghanistan that isn't just filled with images of conflict. Saeedi photographed daily life in the context of war. Speaking the language, Majid embedded with the Afghan people rather than with an alien army.




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