The Aiken Standard
New principal values military experience
Phyllis Gamble brings an entirely different path to her new appointment as the North Augusta Middle School principal - seven years with the Army on active duty, and in 2005, nine months in Afghanistan with the Army Reserves.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
National Review Online
America's Never-Used $2.89 Million Food Processing Facility in Afghanistan
The Pentagon spent $2.89 million to build a food processing facility in Helmand Province in Afghanistan, a project of the Department of Defense's Task Force for Business and Stability Operations.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Some in Congress now question Afghanistan drawdown
President Barack Obama as he is briefed by Marine General Joseph Dunford, commander of the US-led International Security Assistance Force , right, after arriving at Bagram Air Field for an unannounced visit north of Kabul, Afghanistan.
The Brattleboro Reformer
Brattleboro scientist returns from Afghanistan
Like soldiers based in Afghanistan, Drew Adam at times had to wear protective gear, ride in heavily armored vehicles and take shelter when rockets were fired in the direction of his base.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
'Military did not support fixing Afghan exit date'
For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/international/19-Jul-2014/military-did-not-support-fixing-afghan-exit-date For news details Read on : 'Military did not support fixing Afghan exit date' WASHINGTON : US military officials would have preferred the United States not announce a date for ending its troop presence in Afghanistan, as the ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Kerry gets a diplomatic win in Afghanistan
But Secretary of State John Kerry scored a big diplomatic victory last week: He persuaded both candidates in Afghanistan's presidential run-off to accept a UN-led audit of all 8 million ballots in the wake of allegations of massive fraud.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
An embrace and a handshake: how John Kerry brokered peace between Afghan rivals
It was late on Saturday evening in a fourth-floor room of the U.S. ambassador's residence in Kabul that the election crisis in Afghanistan that had threatened to divide the nation was staved off.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Big News Network.com
John Kerry seeks end to polls crisis in Afghanistan
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Exclusive: White House Issues Ultimatum to Afghanistan to Resolve...
The White House has given an ultimatum to Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates: Resolve the dispute over last month's election, or the United States will move forward with plans for immediate withdrawal of all U.S. forces from the war-torn nation by the end of the summer, sources told President Barack Obama has tasked Secretary of State John ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
State Department Issues SecurityMessage for U.S. Citizens in Kabul
The Overseas Security Advisory Council issued a message on Wednesday to the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan warning of a threat of attack against an "unnamed U.S.-based agricultural non-governmental organization compound" located near the Afghan Parliament building and a university in Kabul.
UPDATE 2-Kerry arrives in Afghanistan to broker resolution in disputed election
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks in an effort to broker a resolution to a disputed election that threatens to stir up ethnic tensions and undermine a peaceful political transition.
Stars and Stripes
Nominee to lead troops in Afghanistan sees 'good news'
Senators on Thursday pressed nominees to top military posts on how to avoid a repeat of the recent Iraq debacle - where a U.S.-trained military collapsed in the face of a smaller insurgent force - in Afghanistan as the war there draws to a close.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Afghan Artists Paint Hopeful Picture in Kandahar
Amateur art collector Mohammad Idris, who lives in the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar, emerged from a gallery delighted with his latest purchase.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Tochterman returns to Oxford for concert Sunday
Tochterman, from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, has overcome serious accidents and illness, crossed paths with musical greats, and has had fantastic trips all around the world, including most recently as a U.S. cultural arts ambassador in Afghanistan.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Washington Post
Embassy construction in Kabul, behind schedule and over budget, report finds
As the war in Afghanistan enters its twilight hours, the diplomatic hub of U.S. efforts in Afghanistan, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, is only getting bigger and more expensive.
Afghanistan Embassy Construction Price Grows by Nearly 25 Percent, Audit Discovers
Afghan policemen keep watch at a check post near the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on June, 26. 2013.
South and Central Asia: Interview With TOLO News
TOLO: Mr. Abdullah states that Secretary Kerry will travel to Kabul on Friday. What are we expecting from this trip? What is he going to exactly do? Ambassador Dobbins: I think he's going to try to sit down with both of the candidates and get the electoral process back on track.
Philippines urges its workers to leave Afghanistan
MANILA: The Philippines on Tuesday urged 4,000 workers in Afghanistan to leave the country amid an election stand-off that has raised fears of instability and ethnic unrest.
The Daily Star
Supporters of Afghanistan's Abdullah rally
A man poses for photos holding an Afghan national flag as supporters of Afghan presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani celebrate in the street after preliminary election results showed he won July 7, 2014.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Kerry warns against illegal power grab in Afghanistan
Secretary of State John Kerry warned Afghanistan on Tuesday that any attempt to take power illegally following a disputed presidential election run-off would cost it U.S. support.