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The Hill
Watchdog opens criminal investigation after $28M Afghan camouflage boondoggleon Tuesday said there is a criminal investigation into the $28 million boondogg
The Hill / Posted 8 hours ago
on Tuesday said there is a criminal investigation into the $28 million boondoggle for forest camouflage for the Afghan army. John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR), said he opened the... Read more
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Navy Times
Mattis: $28 million wasted on Afghan uniforms 'must not be seen as inconsequential'exposed the waste in June when it found that the Pentagon’s decision to procure
Navy Times / Posted yesterday
exposed the waste in June when it found that the Pentagon’s decision to procure a dark forest-patterned uniform for the Afghan army was incongruous with the country’s largely desert environment. The Combined Security Transition... Read more
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CBS 5 Green Bay
24 dead in Kabul car bomb attack claimed by Talibancounter-terrorism mission there, which also fights ISIS, is separate from a NAT
CBS 5 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
counter-terrorism mission there, which also fights ISIS, is separate from a NATO-led effort to train, advise and assist the Afghan army and police force to fight the Taliban. More than 1,600 civilians were killed in Afghanistan in the first half of... Read more
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Philly.com
U.S. pledges to annihilate ISIS in Afghanistan in 5 months. It won't be easysmall cages in which they locked those accused of petty crimes such as smoking
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
small cages in which they locked those accused of petty crimes such as smoking cigarettes are still lying about. The Afghan army has requisitioned Gul’s home as a lookout post. Despite the U.S. bombing of their homes, and despite U.S.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Behind the front lines in the fight to ‘annihilate’ ISIS in Afghanistansmall cages in which they locked those accused of petty crimes such as smoking
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
small cages in which they locked those accused of petty crimes such as smoking cigarettes are still lying about. The Afghan army has requisitioned Gul’s home as a lookout post. Despite the U.S. bombing of their homes, and despite U.S.... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Behind the front lines in the fight to 'annihilate' ISIS in Afghanistansmall cages in which they locked those accused of petty crimes such as smoking
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
small cages in which they locked those accused of petty crimes such as smoking cigarettes are still lying about. The Afghan army has requisitioned Gul's home as a lookout post. Despite the U.S. bombing of their homes, and despite U.S.... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Marines face 'discouraging' challenges in Afghanistanthis final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a re
KTXS Abilene / Posted 2 days ago
this final anecdote from our visit to Helmand, when the Marines took us to a remote outpost where they were advising the Afghan army. We were there to see them pull out, removing themselves from a flat stretch of what Colonel Matthew Grosz called... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Pentagon to answer for wasting $28 million on questionable camouflage for Afghan soldiersfor Afghanistan Reconstruction that found the military may have squandered $28
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
for Afghanistan Reconstruction that found the military may have squandered $28 million by purchasing uniforms for the Afghan army without testing their effectiveness. The uniforms use a proprietary forest pattern while woodlands cover just 2%... Read more
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TribLIVE
Report: Pentagon to address $28M spent on untested Afghan camouflagefor Afghanistan Reconstruction that found the military may have squandered $28
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
for Afghanistan Reconstruction that found the military may have squandered $28 million by purchasing uniforms for the Afghan army without testing their effectiveness. The uniforms use a proprietary forest pattern while woodlands cover just 2... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah provi
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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Calgary Sun
U.S. airstrike kills 12 Afghan police officersaccess is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah provi
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah provi
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah provi
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah provi
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Insurgents kidnap over 60 in Kandahar bus raidsransom demands have been made. 10:10 a.m. A spokesman for the provincial gove
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
ransom demands have been made. 10:10 a.m. A spokesman for the provincial governor says a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents in western Farah province has left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah provi
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Police: Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah provi
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and telephone contact is unsteady. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah p
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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Newsmax
Police: Errant US Bombing Kills 12 Afghan Security Forcesaccess is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah p
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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FOX News
Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forces, officials sayaccess is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah p
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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iol.co.za
Errant US airstrike kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah p
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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SKY News
US airstrike kills 16 policemen by mistakedays. The Taliban controls much of the countryside in the province - threateni
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
days. The Taliban controls much of the countryside in the province - threatening its biggest city Lashkar Gah - but the Afghan army has begun operations to push the insurgents back. President Donald Trump's administration has been considering... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police: Errant US bombing kills 12 Afghan security forcesaccess is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah p
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. In western Farah province, a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed, said Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Pentagon offers its condolences after US airstrike kills 12 Afghan police oficersregion where access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. And a
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
region where access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. And a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents in western Farah province has left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed. The... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pentagon offers condolences after US airstrike kills 12 Afghan police officersregion where access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. And a
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
region where access is restricted and even telephone contact is erratic. And a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents in western Farah province has left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed. The... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Fighting in Afghan province kills 6 soldiersAfghanistan (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A spokesman for the provincial gove
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
Afghanistan (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A spokesman for the provincial governor says a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents in western Farah province has left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed. The... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Fighting in Afghan province kills 6 soldiersAfghanistan (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A spokesman for the provincial gove
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
Afghanistan (all times local): 10:10 a.m. A spokesman for the provincial governor says a ferocious gun battle between the Afghan army and Taliban insurgents in western Farah province has left six Afghan soldiers dead and 12 Taliban killed. The... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Q&A: Spending Oversightsummer revealed the Pentagon wasted as much as $28 million over the last decade
Newton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
summer revealed the Pentagon wasted as much as $28 million over the last decade on an ill-suited camouflage pattern for the Afghan army. Auditors discovered the Pentagon approved a more expensive forest print that doesn’t work for 98 percent of the... Read more
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Slate
The Trump Administration Thinks We Can “Win” in Afghanistan but Has No Plan for Doing Itwhatever the ultimate decision on strategy, it will probably require more troop
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
whatever the ultimate decision on strategy, it will probably require more troops, so let’s send more troops now, before the Afghan army’s position weakens further. Mattis isn’t hostile to that notion, and he strongly favors maintaining the U.S.... Read more
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Salon.com
The demolition of U.S. global powercivilian casualties are beyond counting. Soon, mullahs are preaching jihad fro
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
civilian casualties are beyond counting. Soon, mullahs are preaching jihad from mosques across Afghanistan and far beyond. Afghan Army units, long trained by American forces to turn the tide of the war, begin to desert en masse. In isolated posts... Read more
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Daily Mail
Photos reveal personal life of CIA contractor locked up in Pakistanoffenders. They printed all kinds of crazy stories about what I was doing in Pa
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
offenders. They printed all kinds of crazy stories about what I was doing in Pakistan. 'They said that I had my own Afghan army, that I worked with the Taliban to undermine the Pakistani government, that I was the CIA station chief in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Number of U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan surgesMonday, a U.S. Marine unit in Helmand province — often known as the birthplace
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, a U.S. Marine unit in Helmand province — often known as the birthplace of the Taliban — said it had helped the Afghan Army retake a district center south of the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah and that the operation had been supported... Read more
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The Columbian
U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan at levels not seen since Obama troop surgeMonday, a U.S. Marine unit in Helmand province — often known as the birthplace
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, a U.S. Marine unit in Helmand province — often known as the birthplace of the Taliban — said it had helped the Afghan Army retake a district center south of the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah and that the operation had been supported... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
US airstrikes in Afghanistan are at levels not seen since Obama troop surgeMonday, a U.S. Marine unit in Helmand province - often known as the birthplace
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Monday, a U.S. Marine unit in Helmand province - often known as the birthplace of the Taliban - said it had helped the Afghan Army retake a district center south of the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah and that the operation had been supported... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
No direct involvement of Pak Army in JIT investigation: ISPRfor the operation as yet. He said Afghan forces have already been informed ahea
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
for the operation as yet. He said Afghan forces have already been informed ahead of the launch of the operation. He said Afghan army will be able to support the operation on their side of the border if they wished so. "But, no other force will... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pak Army announced Operation Khyber-4 RuF in Khyber Agencyquestion. The army had informed Afghan forces ahead of the launch of the Khybe
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
question. The army had informed Afghan forces ahead of the launch of the Khyber-4 operation in Rajgal, he said, which the Afghan army would be able to support on their side of the border if they wished. "No other force will have boots on the... Read more
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EuroNews
As Washington ponders Afghan mission, Marines toil in Helmanda task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of aro
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
a task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of around 300 Marines training and advising the Afghan army and police. When the Marines left Helmand in 2014, they did not expect to return, but building the Afghan army... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
As Washington ponders Afghan mission, Marines toil in Helmanda task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of aro
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
a task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of around 300 Marines training and advising the Afghan army and police. When the Marines left Helmand in 2014, they did not expect to return, but building the Afghan army... Read more
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The Star
As Washington ponders Afghan mission, Marines toil in Helmanda task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of aro
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
a task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of around 300 Marines training and advising the Afghan army and police. When the Marines left Helmand in 2014, they did not expect to return, but building the Afghan army... Read more
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Reuters
As Washington ponders Afghan mission, Marines toil in Helmanda task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of aro
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
a task force in Helmand five years ago and who has returned as commander of around 300 Marines training and advising the Afghan army and police. When the Marines left Helmand in 2014, they did not expect to return, but building the Afghan army... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Homesick soldiers nail Twelfth colours to the mast in KabulTwelfth. He has almost completed his four-month tour of duty, during which he
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Twelfth. He has almost completed his four-month tour of duty, during which he and his colleagues are helping support the Afghan army and police as part of their continued presence in the region as part of Operation Toral. Mr Hogg is taking... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Wounded Afghan soldiers set for Invictus Games debuttheir energies. "I haven't lost hope, despite losing a leg and this sport give
Reuters Sports News / Posted 14 days ago
their energies. "I haven't lost hope, despite losing a leg and this sport gives me a lot of motivation," said Salahuddin Zahiri, another Afghan army soldier who will be competing in Canada. (Writing by Hamid Shalizi, Editing by Prit... Read more
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