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  1. In Afghanistan, Abdullah extends his lead over rival for presidency as ballot count continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    More than a week after ballots were cast in Afghanistan's presidential election, officials are still tabulating the results, but former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah has extended his lead to 11 percentage points over his closest challenger.

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  2. Ralph Nader: 'Just War' Is Just WordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2012 | Cactus Thorns

    "For as President Eisenhower stated so eloquently in his 1953 "cross of iron" speech, every dollar spent on munitions and saber-rattling takes away from building schools, clinics, roads and other necessities of the American people."

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  3. The merry-go-round of the media circusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Borders Today

    So, aside from the wider roles I perform as Deputy Chief PAO, responsible for assisting the Chief PAO to coordinate the activities of around 80 PAO staff across Afghanistan, one of my main roles it to interact directly with the media.

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  4. Afghan Youth Debates: Fraud Not Bad Enough to Undermine ElectionsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    Levels of fraud in the April 5 presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan were not so high as to invalidate the overall results, speakers at an event in the western province of Herat said.

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  5. Afghan Youth Debates: Nangarhar Officials Coerced into Poll FraudRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    Some government officials in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar region who refused to commit fraud during the April 5 elections have been threatened with dismissal, writer and journalist Naqib Ahmad Atal says.

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  6. Afghan Youth Debates: Civil Society Helps Paktia Poll SuccessRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    Civil society groups made an enormous contribution to the success of the Afghan elections, panelists told an IWPR-organised debate at Paktia university in the southeast of the country.

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  7. Woman rabbi serves as chaplain with 82nd Airborne in AfghanistanRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Stars and Stripes

    "What's that on your uniform?" passers-by ask the chaplain for the Fort Bragg-based 330th Movement Control Battalion.

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  8. I Am the Beggar of the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Christian Science Monitor

    I Am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan, by Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy , Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 160 pp.

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  9. Afghan economy faces serious revenue shortfall amid tenuous political transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Stars and Stripes

    When the next president of Afghanistan takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.

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  10. Lake Charles man survives IED attack in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    After 9-11, Tommy Thibodeaux couldn't just sit around and do nothing. So he quit his job on an offshore rig and joined the Marines.

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  11. Market MoverTIGER, Tiger, Burning Bright: Lessons from Carner and HoganRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2009 | American Reporter

    There's a reason why Afghanistan is known as the graveyard of empires. Afghans are not just tenacious fighters, they are equally tenacious when it comes to corruption and playing every possible angle for fun and profit.

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  12. Afghan Youth Debates: Balkh Vote "Valid" Despite FraudRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    The votes cast in Afghanistan's northern Balkh province will still count as valid despite numerous allegations of fraud on election day, an IWPR-organised debate has heard.

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  13. An election in Afghanistan: Is this not a glass half-full?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Star Tribune

    Before election day, we spent weeks planning for the arrival of mass casualties at our surgical center.

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  14. Afghan Youth Debates: Helmand Polls Show People Embrace DemocracyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    The success of this year's presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan was unprecedented, experts said at an April 10 event organised by IWPR in the southern Helmand province.

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  15. Afghan economy facing serious revenue shortfallRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    When the next president of Afghanistan takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.

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  16. Cheney resident hopes to inspire others to ski in Afghanistan - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Spokesman-Review

    Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The mere mention of skiing in Afghanistan raises eyebrows; the war-torn country and the sport are not commonly paired.

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  17. Effort to Help Afghanistan Collect Customs Revenue Found LackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Government Executive

    The ongoing U.S. effort to leave war-torn Afghanistan self-sufficient depends in part on the Kabul government's ability to collect customs revenue, a dual federal agency project that could benefit from clear performance metrics, auditors found.

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  18. Abdullah takes lead in Afghan voteRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | TwinCities

    In the first partial results from Afghanistan's presidential election, former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah has emerged as the early leader, but he is far from crossing the 50 percent vote threshold needed to win outright, according to the country's election commission.

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  19. Don't Abandon This Brave AfghanBy Ann Scott TysonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Daily Beast

    As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan, Ibrahim Khan is just one of thousands of Afghan interpreters who helped U.S. forces, often under fire, and are still waiting for visas.

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  20. Afghan Youth Debates: Election Outcome Not PredeterminedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

    Panellists in an IWPR debate in the southern Afghan province of Helmand dismissed rumours that the outcome of the April 5 presidential election was known in advance.

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