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ERICKSON: Why Are We Still There? When Do We Leave?...
My children go to a small Christian private school. One of the most popular teachers has been called up to go to Afghanistan for another tour. He will leave behind his wife, children and school. My kids are distraught. My oldest asked me a question for wh
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-18 18:08 UTC
Two US service members killed in Afghanistan...
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(CNN) -- Two US service members were killed in Afghanistan when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device, the US-led coalition in Kabul said in a statement. Two service members were also injured in the incident in the southern province of Kanda
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-11 17:48 UTC
Report: Trump Administration Preparing To Announce Major Troop Drawdown In Afghanistan...
President Donald Trump "is preparing to announce a long-anticipated drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan" according to White House sources who spoke to CNN, the network reported Sunday morning. The Trump Administration has been preparin
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-15 19:34 UTC
Explosion Rocks US Embassy In Afghanistan On 9/11 Anniversary...
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The U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, was hit by a rocket explosion early Wednesday morning on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in New York that prompted a U.S. invasion of the country. Officials told embassy staff over loudspeaker tha
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-11 16:03 UTC
FDNY firefighter among Americans killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan...
A New York City firefighter was one of four Americans killed Monday when a bomb went off in Afghanistan.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-09 12:23 UTC
UN: Last year saw highest number of Afghan civilian deaths...
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More civilians were killed in Afghanistan last year than in any of the previous nine years of the increasingly bloody conflict, according to a U.N. report released Sunday, which blamed the spike in deaths on increased suicide bombings by the Islamic State
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-24 06:52 UTC
U.S. Spent $8 Billion on Afghanistan's Air Force. It's Still Struggling....
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Eleven years after the United States began building an air force for Afghanistan at a cost now nearing $8 billion, it remains a frustrating work in progress, with no end in sight. Some aviation experts say the Afghans will rely on American maintenance and other support for years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-10 08:39 UTC
Oops! Taliban Car Bomb Kills 37 Taliban in Botched Attack...
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Oops! Taliban idiots botched their car bombing in Maroof district and killed 37 Taliban. Mena FN reported: At least 37 Taliban insurgents have been killed as a result of own car bombing in the Maroof district of southern Kandahar province, an official sai
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-12-04 01:32 UTC
Remains of 3 troops killed in Afghanistan return to US...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The remains of three service members killed in the deadliest attack against American forces in Afghanistan this year have arrived back
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-30 17:45 UTC
OPINION: Trump's Clueless War In Afghanistan...
The Trump Afghanistan policy remains the same as the two previous administrations
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-30 17:29 UTC
US soldier dies in Afghanistan...
A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan Saturday, according to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission, the second soldier to die in the country in November and the 10th in 2018.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-24 16:21 UTC
US brigadier general recovering from at least one gunshot wound in Afghanistan attack...
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U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley was wounded in an attack that took place in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-21 23:02 UTC
US Service Member Dies in Apparent 'Insider Attack'...
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An apparent "insider attack" in eastern Afghanistan killed a U.S. service member and left another wounded on Monday, NBC News reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-03 17:08 UTC
US strike kills Islamic State commander in Afghanistan...
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Afghan and U.S. officials say a U.S. strike in eastern Afghanistan has killed a senior Islamic State commander
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-27 06:42 UTC
U.S. general sees progress in Afghanistan despite mounting Taliban attacks...
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Even after a string of deadly Taliban attacks in Afghanistan in recent months, the outgoing commander of U.S. and international forces there insisted on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's strategy of an open-ended deployment was making progress.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-22 19:19 UTC
Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks...
In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban's increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group's political office led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials, Uzbek a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-11 19:32 UTC
US commander: No need for major change in Afghan war plan...
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The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says he doesn't expect any major change in the Afghanistan war strategy this fall, as a new general takes over the campaign there.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-08 18:44 UTC
Taliban Attacks Kill Dozens In Northern Afghanistan...
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A series of near-simultaneous attacks blamed on the Taliban have killed dozens of Afghan soldiers in the country's northern Kunduz Province, security forces say.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-12 15:55 UTC
Insider attack in Afghanistan killed soldier from California...
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The Pentagon says the U.S. service member killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan was a soldier from California.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 22:56 UTC
U.S., Afghan forces clear Islamic State from eastern district...
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U.S. and Afghan Special Forces are completing an operation to clear Islamic State fighters from a remote district in Nangarhar, the eastern province where they have their main stronghold in Afghanistan, officials said on Saturday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-08 14:16 UTC

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