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Officials in Afghanistan's southeastern Paktia province say the second round of the presidential election was a significant improvement on the first.
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.
US Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah, left, at the start of a meeting at the US Embassy in Kabul, July 11, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 02:26 am
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