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  1. Advocates welcome U.S. efforts to promote global LGBT rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Washington Blade

    Gay Peruvian Congressman Carlos Bruce on Saturday said he welcomes President Obama's statements in support of LGBT rights. Ross LaJeunesse, global head of free expression and international rights for Google, was on an official delegation to Afghanistan several years ago when his guides brought to him outside of Kabul, the country's capital, where an empty Olympic-sized swimming pool with a 60 foot high diving board was located.

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  2. US hands over senior militant to PakistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Bangkok Post

    US troops in Afghanistan said Sunday they had handed over three Pakistani detainees to Islamabad, while a security source said one of them was a senior Pakistani Taliban commander. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and visiting US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel arrive for a joint press conference at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on December 6, 2014 "Acting on behalf of the United States government, we transferred custody of three Pakistanis held in US custody in Afghanistan, to Pakistan," US Forces-Afghanistan said in a statement in Kabul.

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  3. More American troops than planned in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Capitol Hill Blue

    The United States will keep about 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned early next year to fill a temporary NATO troop gap in the new mission to train and advise Afghan security forces, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday on his final visit to this war-weary country as Pentagon chief. At a news conference with President Ashraf Ghani, Hagel said the original plan to cut U.S. troop levels to 9,800 by the end of 2014 had been abandoned, but not because of a recent surge in Taliban attacks.

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  4. US delaying removal of troops in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Journalgazette.net

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday in Kabul. Hagel said the United States will keep 1,000 more troops than planned in Afghanistan in early 2015.

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  5. More U.S. Troops to Stay in Afghanistan Than Previously PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | TheBlaze.com

    The United States will keep about 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned early next year to fill a temporary NATO troop gap in the new mission to train and advise Afghan security forces, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday on his final visit to this war-weary country as Pentagon chief. U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, right, walk into a news conference at the Presidential Palace, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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  6. More US troops than planned will stay in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Stars and Stripes

    Gen. John F. Campbell greets Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, after arriving in Kabul, Afghanistan. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, speaks in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani looks on.

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  7. U.S. Plans to Keep 1,000 Additional Troops in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Time

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who resigned in November, made the remarks on one of his last diplomatic trips to the country The U.S. military will keep 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan next year than originally planned, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Saturday. The number of troops in the country will be lowered to 10,800 next year.

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  8. 1,000 more U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan past deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Star Tribune

    Afghan troops welcomed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the Presidential Palace in Kabul on Saturday. Afghanistan is still reliant on foreign forces for air support, logistics, intelligence and military funding to fight the ongoing insurgency.

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  9. Canadian veteran who joined fight against ISIS struggled to adapt to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | National Post

    A sign on the cafA 's glass door says 18+, although no alcohol is served. Inside groups of men huddle around tables and the smoke hangs low, despite the high ceilings.

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  10. Ghani faces huge tasks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Peninsula

    KABUL: New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has set about overhauling a dysfunctional administration and containing a growing insurgency with plenty of energy, and some would say impatience, in marked contrast to his predecessor. Where Hamid Karzai tended to invite tribal officials and ministers for talks at the presidential palace, Ghani, inaugurated in September after months of wrangling with his rival, has been more hands-on.

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  11. Ambitious and impatient, Afghan leader eyes aid, peace, reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | AlertNet

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  12. Hagel and Beyond: Obama's Pentagon Problem Is More A White House ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Switched

    "No Democratic president can go against military advice, especially if he has asked for it. So just do it.

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  13. 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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  14. Ambitious and impatient, Afghan leader eyes aid, peace, reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Star Online

    New Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has set about overhauling a dysfunctional administration and containing a growing insurgency with plenty of energy, and some would say impatience, in marked contrast to his predecessor. Where Hamid Karzai tended to invite tribal officials and ministers for talks at the presidential palace, Ghani, inaugurated in September after months of wrangling with his rival, has been more hands-on.

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  15. Reuniting Soldiers with Dogs They Left BehindRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KCEN

    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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  16. Public Schedule: December 03 - WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | State Department

    Secretary Kerry is on travel to Brussels, Belgium, and Basel, Switzerland. He is accompanied by Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant General John Allen, Deputy Special Presidential Envoy Ambassador Brett McGurk, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs Amos Hochstein, Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, Deputy Chief of Staff Jon Finer, Spokesperson Jen Psaki, NSC Senior Director for European Affairs Charles Kupchan, and Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS.

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  17. Canada Denies Travel Visa for Afghan ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Hyperallergic

    The Canadian government has denied the Afghan artist Hanifa Alizada a visa to travel to the country, where she was due to speak and show her work at "The Shrinking World of Photography" symposium next month. According to the Ottawa Citizen , Alizada, a photographer and instructor in the fine arts department at Kabul University, and Gholam Reza Sepehri, her fiancA and frequent artistic collaborator, had their visa applications turned down by the Canadian High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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  18. Ghani's Confused Foreign Policy. By Dr Florance EbrahimiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Pakistan Christian Post

    The new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani seems to have taken a different approach to Afghanistan foreign policy. The challenge is to maintain a balance in ties with all regional and international players.

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  19. Reuniting soldiers with stray dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | CNN

    Pen Farthing, a former sergeant in the Royal Marines, is reuniting soldiers with the stray dogs they befriended while serving in Afghanistan. Farthing's nonprofit, Nowzad Dogs, has helped more than 700 soldiers from eight countries.

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  20. Real or Unreel?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Warsaw Voice

    Reel-Unreel , on show at the Ujazdowski Castle Center for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, is Poland's first individual exhibition of work by Belgian artist Francis Alys. Organized jointly with the Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina Museum in Naples, Italy, Reel-Unreel has been arranged as a travel journal, focusing on Alys's multiple visits to Afghanistan in recent years.

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