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Friday Aug 29 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

US: Too soon to evaluate Pakistan offensive

U.S. military leaders say it's too soon to tell if Pakistan's offensive against militants in North Waziristan has been effective or simply symbolic, but they say the operations have temporarily disrupted the enemy and sent insurgents fleeing into Afghanistan.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

ABC News

Obama Taps Veteran Diplomat to Be Afghan Envoy

President Barack Obama is tapping a veteran diplomat with experience in Kabul to be the next U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.

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The Economist

It takes two

IT SEEMS everyone wants the Afghan presidential election to be over and done with.

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Yahoo!

Karzai packs up even as Afghan election dispute rumbles on

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai has packed up all his personal possessions and is ready to leave the palace, his spokesman said Thursday, even though the disputed election has failed to find his successor.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Kos

TDS / Colbert

Hassan Abbas "is a Pakistani-American academic in the field of South Asian and Middle Eastern studies.

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WGBH

Before Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Must Declutter

Sgt. 1st Class Tom Albert is with the Army's 2nd Engineers at the massive Bagram Air Field north of Kabul and he's overseeing operation Clean Sweep here.

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Thorne Today

Guardsman's timely return

Colour Sergeant Major Glen Goldthorpe with wife Jolene and baby Harry - All images remain crown copyright.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Politico

U.S. sends two prisoners to Yemen from Afghanistan

The U.S. Government on Monday ended what appears to have been a four-year-long hiatus in the transfer of prisoners to Yemen, moving two men there from Afghanistan in what could be a precursor for releases of dozens of Yemenis held at Guantanamo Bay.

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Washington Times

Afghanistan embassy gets high marks in review

Despite working in one of the most dangerous areas the State Department operates in, the ambassador and staff of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul received high marks from inspectors who said they were "favorably impressed" by the diplomatic team.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ashland Times-Gazette

Gen. Martin Dempsey visiting Afghanistan for transition talks about 5 hours

The Pentagon has developed plans that would allow American forces to remain in Afghanistan beyond the end of the year if the contested presidential election drags on and a security agreement isn't signed soon, the top U.S. military officer said Monday.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Nerve News

Afghan women drivers: A rare, cherished scene

In many countries, to see women drivers on streets is a familiar sight. In China and many European countries, it is not uncommon to see women driving taxis, buses and even heavy trucks.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

411mania.com

Stephen Gaghan To Direct White City Pilot For AMC

Stephen Gaghan To Direct White City Pilot For AMC Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 08.22.2014 Taking on the geopolitical drama... AMC has announced that Stephen Gaghan will direct the network's pilot for their new geopolitical drama White City .

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Stars and Stripes

Election stalemate adds to Afghanistan's economic woes

It's wedding season here, but the colorful dresses in Emal Hamidzada's small shop in central Kabul are on deep discount.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CPJ Press Freedom Online

New York Times reporter barred from leaving Afghanistan

The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by reports today that Afghan authorities have banned New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg from leaving the country, according to news reports .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lanka, Afghanistan agree to jointly work in various sectors strengthening friendly relations

Aug 17, Colombo: Sri Lanka and Afghanistan have agreed to further strengthen the friendly relations between the two countries and jointly work in various sectors when Sri Lanka's new Ambassador to Afghanistan met with the Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai Saturday in Kabul.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

DNA India

Students from Afghanistan and Nepal elated to get advanced education in India

Over a hundred students from war-torn Afghanistan are studying at the New Delhi-based Jamia Hamdard University.

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Reuters

Afghanistan seen running out of funds as poll deadlock drags on

The Afghan government is running out of funds despite an influx of millions of dollars in aid as a deadlock over who won the election drives a sharp decline in revenues, already suffering from the drawdown of thousands of foreign troops.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CNN

Reuniting soldiers with dogs they left behind

Staff Sgt. Edwin Caba served in Afghanistan for nearly three years. Like his fellow soldiers, he longed for a sense of normalcy during his tours.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Sunrise to sunset, days blend together for Wisconsin troops

Erica Steinke cracks Taylor Wahlberg's back after a squad stretch. They are both members of the Wisconsin National Guard 829th Engineer Co., and are spending the day breaking down what once was a maintenance tent for helicopter at Camp Pratt in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Telegraph

ASI Buddha bowl label plea

Patna, Aug. 9: Archaeological Survey of India has requested the ministry of external affairs to write to the Afghanistan government and ask what is written on the label placed in front of the 400kg greenish-grey granite bowl kept at the entrance of National Museum of Afghanistan in Kabul.

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