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2 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

The Contractor

On the rooftop of a five-story building, I met Shoaib Sultan, a young businessman.

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6 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

The Karzai Coup and Kerry's Failed Recount

Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants this year's election results to be announced by the end of the month.

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13 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Nato Summit 2014: Which world leaders are set to descend on Wales for ...

From UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the Presidents of Ukraine, Australia and Ireland, we have the definitive invite list for next week's global showpiece These are the men and women who could be heading to Wales next week after Nato announced the list of countries it has invited to the international showcase.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Erie Times News

In Brief: UN says Afghan election audit to be done around Sept. 10

A massive audit of Afghanistan's disputed presidential election won't be done until about Sept.

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SFGate

UN: Afghan election audit done around Sept. 10

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes in front of international observers at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Amid Election Uncertainty, Karzai Prepares For Inauguration Ceremony

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai with rival presidential candidates Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on August 19. That, however, has not stopped outgoing President Hamid Karzai from fixing September 2 as the date for the delayed inauguration of his successor.

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Democracy Now

Tennessee: Sheriffa s Officer Fired After Photos Show Him Choking Student

Israelis and Palestinians have agreed to an indefinite ceasefire, ending Israel's 50-day assault on the Gaza Strip .

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Cybercast News Service

Obama: Withdrawing U.S. Troops From Iraq Was 'Right Thing to Do'

Despite accusations that not leaving a residual U.S. military presence in Iraq contributed to its present crisis, President Obama on Tuesday both called the 2011 withdrawal "the right thing to do" and reiterated his intention to remove most U.S. troops from Afghanistan at the end of the year.

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The Washington Post

US commander: Taliban will test Afghans in 2015

Outgoing commander of ISAF, U.S. Gen. Joseph Dunford, first left, and incoming U.S. Army Commander for International Security Assistance Forces , Gen.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Star Tribune

Afghan war-boom economy goes bust as foreign troop pullout nears, election dispute rages

Rows of dusty trucks and used cars sit unsold in Afghanistan's capital, where real estate agents bemoan a lack of sales and international businessmen no longer frequent top hotels.

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The Economist

Farewell to a fighting diplomat

EACH time the commander of the foreign forces in Afghanistan, an American general named Joseph Dunford, visited the country's presidential palace he first made a quick dash to the wardrobe.

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Real Clear Politics

The Overstretched West

The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear.

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The Washington Post

Accord to salvage Afghan election faces new challenge

Abdullah adviser Fazal Ahmad Manawi said the candidate has serious concerns that an ongoing audit of more than 8 million ballots cast in a June runoff vote is not stringent enough to catch fraudulent ballots.

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Afghan presidential contender threatens boycott

Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Cape Cod Times

Exposing the truth

In a time when pundits and financial experts proclaim the demise of print journalism, recent disturbing events remind us why a vibrant press is more essential than ever.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC News

Dempsey in Afghanistan for Transition Talks

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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The Baltimore Sun

Afghan presidential inauguration is delayed with candidates deep in conflict

Afghanistan's next president was meant to be inaugurated on Monday but the deadline has been pushed back to Sept.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Yahoo!

New Afghan president to take office September 2: Karzai

Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday his successor would take office on September 2, despite a slow-moving vote audit designed to eliminate fraudulent ballots cast for the two contenders.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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"New York Times" Reporter Booted Out of Afghanistan

Matthew Rosenberg has left Afghanistan. As The New York Times reported, its journalist flew out of the country Thursday night following his expulsion by the Afghan government for writing an article that said a possible coup was in the works if the two presidential candidates couldn't work out a compromise regarding claims of fraudulent election ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Globe and Mail

UN rights chief rebukes Security Council for failures to act

'I firmly believe that greater responsiveness by this council would have saved hundreds of thousands of lives,' outgoing United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay tells Security Council.

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