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The war-torn country is thought to be rich in rare minerals which could be valuable to the world's electronics industries.
About a month after returning from deployment in eastern Afghanistan, two 10th Mountain Division commanders said they saw improvement from their Afghan partners during their time there.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai listen to their national anthems during a welcoming ceremony at Tehran's Saadabad Palace on December 8, 2013.
An American organization tasked with furthering democracy in developing nations said on Monday that next April's elections in Afghanistan will not be perfect, but they should be better than the previous polls which were marred by widespread fraud.
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs said its assessment mission to Afghanistan believes there is "guarded optimism" about the April 5 polls that will elect a new president to succeed Hamid Karzai, along with local council members for the country's 34 provinces.
U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan's security forces.
After three tours of duty in Afghanistan, former US special operations soldier Matthew Griffin now wants to help the country by opening a factory there instead of going on combat missions.
Dust trails several U.S. soldiers as they head past twisted and blackened tanker trucks on Highway 1 in search of insurgents who set the vehicles on fire.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Sunday offered troops a rare glimmer of hope on the department's financial woes, saying a possible budget agreement back home could ease the automatic spending cuts that have hit the military hard.
In its second weekend at the box office, the Disney animated tale "Frozen" cooled off "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and the lone new release "Out of the Furnace."
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Whistler may have had sub-zero temperatures this week, but the stars didn't mind, and still strutted their stuff for the cameras at the Whistler Film Festival.
British troops are facing 11 separate inquiries into their conduct in Iraq following a ruling by the High Court, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
Last week a remarkable exchange about the future role of the U.S. military in Afghanistan took place on the MSNBC program Andrea Mitchell Reports.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel during the 9th International Institute for Strategic Studies Regional Security Summit in the Bahraini capital Manama on Saturday.
ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, DEC. 8 AND THEREAFTER - This handout photo provided by the US Army, taken Oct. 26, 2013, shows a 10th Combat Aviation Brigade CH-47 Chinook helicopter, operated by members of the Texas and Oklahoma National Guard, flying a personnel and equipment movement mission over Kabul, Afghanistan.