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1 hr ago | The American Prospect

A Bright Spot In Obama's Foreign Policy: Iran. Yes, Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry disembarks from his plane after traveling from Kabul, Afghanistan, to Vienna, Austria, on July 13, 2014 for allied talks with Iran about its nuclear program.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Beloved Christian workers fatally wounded in Afghanistan

Dr. Jerry Umanos was among three killed in an attack at a hospital in Afghanistan.

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Steuben Courier

AMC Orders Afghanistan-Set Pilot from Low Winter Sun Writer

From Criminal Minds and Low Winter Sun writer Chris Mundy , White City features Jon Liston, who goes against advice and overreaches in an attempt to talk with insurgent leaders.

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The Washington Post

a "Afghan gunmen kill more than a dozen Shiite travelers

Suspected militants patrolling a road in western Afghanistan shot and killed 14 Shiite Muslim travelers Friday, in a rare sectarian attack that Afghans fear is part of an increasing pattern of insurgent assaults on ethnic and religious minorities.

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Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the... It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same ... (more)

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Weekday Magazine

Afghan Election Audit Marred By Disagreements, Delays

The auditors review ballots from the presidential election runoff at the Independent Election Commission office in Kabul on July 18. Afghan election officials say an audit of all 8 million ballots in the disputed Afghan presidential runoff election has gotten off to a slow start.

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TIME.com

Quadruple Threat: Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine, All Rolled into One

Despite the Pentagon's nonstop jawboning about joint operations-where the military's four sister services cooperate to prevail on the battlefield-those with time in uniform will tell you that each service is like a foreign land to the other three.

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ABC News

Taliban Kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan Road Attack

Taliban insurgents halted minibuses in western Afghanistan, identified 14 Shiite passengers and shot them dead by the side of the road overnight Friday, an official said.

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Taliban kill 14 Shiites in Afghanistan road attack

Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe the day after a tornado ripped through a campground... Flattened trees, flipped-over RVs, scattered tents, and awnings ripped from trailers - a scene of devastation awaited the visit of ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Gunmen kill 15 civilians traveling in central Afghanistan

Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of an attack, near a building north of Kabul International Airport in Kabul July 17, 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Xinhuanet

23 killed in Afghan attacks within day

In one attack in the morning, six civilians, including a teenage girl, were killed and 28 civilians got injured when a bomb attached to a motorbike was detonated in a bazaar in Khwaja Ghar District of northern Takhar province, the Interior Ministry confirmed in a statement.

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CFR.org

Markey: Afghanistan Anxieties Reign in India and China

Afghans work at a new parliament building constructed by an Indian project in Kabul on November 26, 2013 .

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The Fort Macleod Gazette

Fort Macleod's Tim Isberg writes song for High River

After a 28-year career in the Canadian Forces that has taken him to many trouble spots in the world, Major Tim Isberg is familiar with the impact trauma and battle has on local residents.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

J'Accuse: Western Academics Who Condemn Israel

These are the professors and activists who are, essentially, anti-American in their point of view and who, like President Obama , want a de-militarized and diminished America.

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The Times of India

2 Finnish female aid workers shot dead in western Afghanistan: Officials

HERAT, Afghanistan: Two Finnish female aid workers were shot dead by unknown gunmen while travelling in a taxi in western Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, the latest killings in a recent spate of attacks on foreigners.

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Townhall

Hamas Ceasefire Options Looks an Awful Lot Like Israeli Surrender

Afghanistan: In Kabul on the 22d, a Taliban suicide bomber killed at least four foreign security guards.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Indian Express

Two Indians killed in Taliban suicide attack near Kabul airport

The two belonged to Kerala and arrangements were being made to bring back their bodies, the sources said.

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Deutsche Welle

Von der Leyen visits Afghanistan with pullout looming

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has landed in northern Afghanistan for an unannounced troop visit.

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The Washington Post

Afghan vote recount delayed in dispute over process

Election authorities on Wednesday halted the inspection of about 8 million ballots cast in last month's presidential runoff in Afghanistan, heightening concerns that an already chaotic process to choose the country's new leader could take months to complete.

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Detroit News

Death sentence given in Associated Press photographer's killing in Afghanistan

A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death.

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