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  1. Obama releases high-risk terrorist from Gitmo, threat assessment ignoredRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Amid fears that the recent release of four Guantanamo terrorist detainees by the Obama administration whose efforts to reduce the detainee population toward his goal of closing the facility will endanger troops in Afghanistan, one of those detainees Mohammed Zahir, previously owned uranium to manufacture nuclear bombs and was deemed a high-risk threat but ignored, the Shoebat Foundation reported on Saturday. The Pentagon identified the four detainees as Mohammed Zahir, Shawali Khan, Abdul Ghani, and Khi Ali Gul.

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  2. Afghan army operations kill 141 militants, 5 soldiers die in attacksRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

    About 141 Taliban militants have been killed as Afghan army waged offensives within the last 48 hours, said the country's Defense Ministry on Saturday morning. "Afghan National Army conducted operations to ensure security in surrounding areas of Kunar, Nangarhar, Ghazni, Helmand, Uruzgan, Balkh and Herat provinces over the past 48 hours, killing 141 armed opponents,"the ministry said in a statement.

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  3. IS, Afghanistan and Pakistan : December 16, 2014,Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Times

    The most recent pattern of intense attacks by Islamic State and its Taliban allies in Afghanistan has put the credibility of the Afghan unity government and its security forces into question. IS has become a potential threat, benefiting from the changing loyalties of ethnic groups in the north and sectarian groups in the south and southwestern parts of the country.

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  4. Afghan forces kill 19 militants in several provincesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Trend

    Nearly 20 Taliban militants have been killed and several others wounded during anti-militancy operations launched by Afghan national security forces across the war-torn country. The Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement that the operations were jointly carried out by Afghan police and army forces in the provinces of Kunduz, Faryab, Badakhshan, Sar-e-Pul, Ghazni, Herat, and Ghor on Dec.14, PressTV reported.

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  5. Urs of Data Ganj Baksh concludes; two devotees found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Nation

    ... religious festival. Data Ganj Baksh was a Persian Sufi scholar during the 11th century. He was born in Ghazni, Afghanistan in 990 AD during the Ghaznavid Empire and settled and died in Lahore, spreading Islam in South Asia. During the festival, the ...

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  6. Afghan forces kill 65, injure 44 'Taliban militants'Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Newstime Africa

    At least 65 suspected Taliban militants were killed and 44 others were injured in clashes in six provinces of Afghanistan in the last 24 hours, Afghan authorities said Saturday. "Afghan army troops have killed 54 Taliban insurgents and injured 42 others.

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  7. Dan Ward: Afghanistan's future lies with small farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Boston.com

    Saffron farms in Afghanistan supplant opium fields and bring sustainable income to the region. Now a group of veterans is importing the rare spice stateside.

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  8. America's Woodrow Wilson foreign policy, and how the Founders might fix itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | TheBlaze.com

    Sorely lacking from America's foreign policy today is a clear and coherent set of goals, strategies and objectives, let alone any discussion as to the principles and values that undergird them. As this writer has lamented , the end result has been a series of decisions under both Republican and Democratic administrations that have arguably weakened America while emboldening her enemies.

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  9. 10TH Mountain Division home after serving in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Empire State News

    Governor Andrew Cuomo today welcomed members of the 10th Mountain Division home to New York after their return from service in Afghanistan. At a ceremony at Fort Drum, the Governor thanked the soldiers for their contributions abroad and wished them a happy reunion with their families.

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  10. 15 insurgents killed in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: The Interior Ministry of Afghanistan says that 15 rebels were killed, three wounded and four arrested in past 24 hours in clearance operations jointly conducted by Afghan National Police and personnel of the National Directorate of Security. A statement issued by the ministry states that the operations were conducted in Kandahar, Logar, Khost, Uruzgan, Maidan Wardak, Paktika, Ghazni, Kunduz, Baghlan, Nooristan and Kunar provinces, Afghan Khaama Press reported.

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  11. 12 Taliban including key commander killed in Afghan provinceRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Xinhuanet

    GHAZNI, Afghanistan , Dec. 6 -- A dozen Taliban militants including a key commander Mullah Fulad were killed on Saturday in Afghan Ghazni province with Ghazni city as its capital 125 km south of Kabul, army spokesman Nazifullah Sultani said.

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  12. Al-Qaeda leader Juma killed by Pakistan ArmyRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2011 | Newstime Africa

    A top Al-Qaeda leader, Adnan Al-Shukri Juma, has been killed in a Pakistan army raid in the South Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistan Army said Saturday. Shukri Jumma, head of the external operations of Al-Qaeda network, was killed along with one of his aides in the Shen Warsak area of South Waziristan near Pakistan-Afghanistan border.

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  13. Afghan fiasco : December 03, 2014,Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Daily Times

    Alarming media reports about the critical shortage of weapons, ammunition and equipment in the Afghan security forces underline the precariousness of the situation the country is being left in on the eve of the withdrawal of the bulk of the US-led NATO forces by end-December. One police chief in Sangin district of Helmand province in the southwest of the country, known to be one of the toughest Taliban-infested areas, bemoaned his inability to hand out grenades to all his officers.

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  14. Afghan leader to revamp securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Columbian

    Facing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country's most volatile provinces to reinvigorate the battle against militants, officials have told The Associated Press. With Afghan security forces suffering high casualties in the run-up to the official Dec. 31 end of the U.S. and NATO combat mission, the newly elected president is eager to chart a new course.

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  15. Officials: Afghan president to overhaul securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Barriere Star Journal

    Facing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country's most volatile provinces to reinvigorate the battle against militants, officials have told The Associated Press. With Afghan security forces suffering high casualties in the run-up to the official Dec. 31 end of the U.S. and NATO combat mission, the newly elected president is eager to chart a new course.

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  16. Officials to AP: Afghan president to overhaul security by firing military, civilian leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | 680News

    Facing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country's most volatile provinces to reinvigorate the battle against militants, officials have told The Associated Press. With Afghan security forces suffering high casualties in the run-up to the official Dec. 31 end of the U.S. and NATO combat mission, the newly elected president is eager to chart a new course.

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  17. Ashraf Ghani, President of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Facing an intensified Taliban insurgency, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani plans to fire senior civilian and military leaders in the country's most volatile provinces to reinvigorate the battle against militants, officials have told The Associated Press. Already, Kabul police chief Gen.

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  18. Taliban assault Camp Bastion, storm foreign guest house in KabulRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Long War Journal

    Fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban inside Camp Bastion, the large military complex in Helmand province that was evacuated by US and British troops just one month ago, continues for the third day. Meanwhile, in the capital of Kabul, the jihadist group overran a guest house used by foreigners and may have taken hostages.

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  19. A Peep into Afghanistan's History- Once a Hindu KingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | CNN

    It is commonly known that while the British, the Russians- both the Tsar and present communist regimes-, and the US met their Waterloo in Afghanistan, it was destined that the the King of Punjab in India could win and establish his rule there. May be it was a throw back to history, since Afghanistan has traditionally been a Hindu Kingdom.The year 980 C.E. marks the beginning of the Muslim invasion into India proper when Sabuktagin attacked Raja Jaya Pal in Afghanistan. 2 comments

  20. Obama widens post-2014 combat role for forces in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2013 | KUQL-FM Mitchell

    President Barack Obama has approved plans to give U.S. military commanders a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month, a senior administration official said. The decision made in recent weeks extends previous plans by authorizing U.S. troops to carry out combat operations against the Taliban to protect Americans and support Afghanistan's security forces as part of the new ISAF Resolute Support mission next year.

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