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  1. Carter does Afghanistan - ISIL summit today in Kuwait - House panel eyes lower defense spendingRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Politico

    TAKES FIRST OVERSEAS TRIP AS NEW SECDEF: Defense Secretary Ash Carter wasted little time after being sworn in to travel to Afghanistan, visiting Kabul and Kandahar over the weekend and meeting with both U.S. commanders and Afghan leaders. More from The Associated Press: "The United States is considering slowing its military exit from Afghanistan by keeping a larger-than-planned troop presence this year and next because the new Afghan government is proving to be a more reliable partner, Carter said."

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  2. U.S reconsidering 2016 troop withdrawal from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Valley News Live

    President Barack Obama may change the United States' plan to withdraw virtually all its troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, his new defense secretary said Saturday during a visit to the central Asian nation -- an indication that the White House is considering extending the U.S. troop presence there beyond that year. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made the comment in a news conference in Kabul with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who has previously called on Obama to "re-examine" the withdrawal plan to ensure his country has the support it needs to maintain security gains.

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  3. Carter Makes First Official Call to British Defense MinisterRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2015 | Official Wire News

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke by telephone today with British Minister of Defense Michael Fallon, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement.

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  4. Slow-Moving Storm to Bring Flooding, Heavy Snow to Pakistan and AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | AccuWeather.com

    A slow-moving storm that brought historic snow to parts of Turkey, including Istanbul last week shifted southeast bringing travel disrupting snowfall to the higher elevations from Syria through Jordan and Israel. While more tranquil weather has now returned to that region, the storm responsible for the storminess is now targeting Afghanistan and Pakistan with the threat for flooding rainfall and heavy mountain snow.

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  5. U.S. nears deal to slow military pullout from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Denver Post

    The United States and Afghanistan are nearing an agreement to rewrite key aspects of their plan for ending U.S. military involvement in the war against Taliban and al-Qaeda fighters here, U.S. and Afghan officials said Saturday. In a joint appearance, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said they are rethinking the pace of the U.S. military withdrawal, the scope and frequency of U.S. counterterrorism raids and whether they should keep U.S. bases open longer than projected.

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  6. Carter willing to reassess on U.S. exit from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Columbian

    Ashton Carter used his first visit to Afghanistan as the new defense secretary to promise a broad review of the U.S.'s mission that could include a slower withdrawal of troops from America's longest war. After a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, Carter said the Obama administration is willing to reconsider its plan to pull out almost all U.S. forces by 2017.

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  7. Troop decision looms as Pentagon chief visits KandaharRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter met with military commanders at Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan Sunday, as the Obama administration weighs whether to keep troops there. The base has been a major hub for the U.S. military during the war in Afghanistan.

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  8. Afghanistan Makes History in Cricket World Cup, Despite Debut Loss to BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Global Voices Online

    February 18 was a historic day for Afghanistan, as its national cricket team took on Bangladesh at Manuka Oval Stadium in Canberra, Australia, for the country's first ever game in a Cricket World Cup. Even though Bangladesh showed off its experience and talent, beating Afghanistan by 105 runs in a quite one-sided game, it was clear the country had come a long way.

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  9. Afghanistan: No, Really? USA rethinking pullout.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Daily Kos

    Well Jeepers. This is a shock. I guess in the face of the Iraq/Syria/Libya mess and the random occurrences of increases in violent extremism something needs to be done, dammit! So let's stay plowed in in Afghan.

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  10. Pentagon Chief Tells Afghan Leaders He'll Reassess U.S. ExitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | San Diego Source

    Ashton Carter used his first visit to Afghanistan as the new defense secretary to promise a broad review of the U.S.'s mission that could include a slower timetable for withdrawing troops in America's longest war. Following a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, the new Pentagon chief told reporters that the Obama administration is willing to reconsider its plan to pull out almost all U.S. forces by January 2017.

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  11. U.S. reconsidering 2016 Afghanistan troop withdrawl, defense chief saysRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | KSL-TV

    President Barack Obama may change the United States' plan to withdraw virtually all its troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, his new defense secretary said Saturday during a visit to the central Asian nation - an indication that the White House is considering extending the U.S. troop presence there beyond that year. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter made the comment in a news conference in Kabul with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who has previously called on Obama to "re-examine" the withdrawal plan to ensure his country has the support it needs to maintain security gains.

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  12. Pentagon chief opens the door to a slowdown of America's withdrawal from AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Age

    Kabul: Ashton Carter used his first visit to Afghanistan as US Defense Secretary to promise a broad review of America's mission in the country, signalling a possible slowdown in the withdrawal of troops from America's longest war. Following a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, the new Pentagon chief told reporters that the Obama administration was willing to reconsider its plan to pull out almost all US forces by January 2017.

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  13. Defense Secretary Carter Hints At Slowing U.S. Exit From AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, center left, is greeted with a military honor guard as he arrives to meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at the Presidential Palace in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday. Newly confirmed Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, in a surprise visit to Afghanistan today, gave the strongest indication to date that the White House is considering slowing down its troop withdrawal timetable to accommodate security concerns.

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  14. US Secretary of Defense in KabulRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Reuters

    New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday on his first trip since taking over the job this week, saying he wanted to talk to Afghan and American officials to ensure a "lasting" success as U.S. troops withdraw. Carter, who was sworn in on Tuesday, has suggested he would be open to slowing U.S. withdrawal plans, if necessary.

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  15. New Pentagon chief Ash Carter visits AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Daily Star

    KABUL: U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made his international debut Saturday with a visit to Afghanistan to see American troops and commanders, meet with Afghan leaders and assess whether U.S. withdrawal plans are too risky to Afghan security. "We're looking for success in Afghanistan that is lasting," Carter told reporters traveling with him on his first trip since being sworn in as Pentagon chief on Tuesday.

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

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  17. New Pentagon Chief Visits Afghanistan as Troop Options ReviewedRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Ashton Carter arrived for his first visit to Afghanistan as U.S. defense secretary on Saturday, four days after taking office, as the Pentagon considers lengthening the timetable for the withdrawal of American troops. Carter said he'll meet with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, as well as with U.S. military officials, to assess how to proceed in Afghanistan.

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  18. New US defence chief in Afghanistan seeking 'lasting' successRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    New U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday on his first trip since taking over the job this week, saying he wanted to talk to Afghan and American officials to ensure a "lasting" success as U.S. troops withdraw. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is greeted by Senior Military Assistant U.S. Army Major General Ron Lewis as they arrive to travel to Afghanistan from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland February 20, 2015.

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  19. Polio can't stop competitive swimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    One of the great attractions of sport is that it allows people to test themselves and achieve things they hadn't known they were capable of - in other words, to overcome odds. No person knows this better than 34-year-old Auckland man Karim Rostami, who is preparing to compete in the State Ocean Swim Series' Sand to Surf event in Mt Maunganui next month.

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  20. Live-action shorts category puts on international showRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Daily Trojan

    The cream of the Oscar-nominated short film crop this year is the live action category, and by a good margin. This year's group is a collection of five excellent films from around the world.

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