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Business Insider
Here are the territories of Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban and ISISis the longest conflict in US history, and it has been primarily against the Ta
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
is the longest conflict in US history, and it has been primarily against the Taliban and now ISIS. Both insurgencies have made ground against the Afghan army and are now in full control or have support in many sectors of the war-t... Read more
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Aljazeera
SIGAR report puts Afghan security deficiencies in focusfocused on carrying out military operations during the initial years after the
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
focused on carrying out military operations during the initial years after the 2001 invasion, rather than developing the Afghan army and police. When the US and NATO did look to develop the security forces, they did so with little input from... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. government watchdog calls for changes in Afghan training effortfocused on carrying out military operations during the initial years after the
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
focused on carrying out military operations during the initial years after the 2001 invasion, rather than developing the Afghan army and police. When the United States and NATO did look to develop the security forces, they did so with little... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US government watchdog calls for changes in Afghan training effortfocussed on carrying out military operations during the initial years after the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
focussed on carrying out military operations during the initial years after the 2001 invasion, rather than developing the Afghan army and police. When the United States and NATO did look to develop the security forces, they did so with little... Read more
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EuroNews
Afghan president says Trump war plan has better chance than Obama'sU.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy to win the war in Afghanistan will work
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy to win the war in Afghanistan will work where his predecessor’s failed because the Afghan army is stronger and Trump wants a regional approach and a harder line with Pakistan. Ghani also said that former... Read more
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Reuters
Afghan president says Trump war plan has better chance than Obama'sU.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy to win the war in Afghanistan will work
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy to win the war in Afghanistan will work where his predecessor’s failed because the Afghan army is stronger and Trump wants a regional approach and a harder line with Pakistan. Ghani also said that former... Read more
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New Kerala
Pak PM says bombers who killed many in Kabul 'may have come from Pakistan' - newkerala news #272879don't have control of the full area. [Militants] often cross the border from th
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
don't have control of the full area. [Militants] often cross the border from the other side and attack our people. If the Afghan army cannot control them, and U.S. forces cannot control them, what are we supposed to do?" the Financial Times quoted... Read more
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Gulf News
Afghanistan mulls plan to arm 20,000 civilians to fight insurgentson local patronage networks”.American and Afghan officials told AFP the fighter
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
on local patronage networks”.American and Afghan officials told AFP the fighters would come under the command of the Afghan army and be better trained than the Afghan Local Police — a village-level force set up by the United States in 2010... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Afghanistan mulls plan to train 20,000 civilians to fight insurgentson local patronage networks”. American and Afghan officials told AFP the fight
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
on local patronage networks”. American and Afghan officials told AFP the fighters would come under the command of the Afghan army and be better trained than the Afghan Local Police -- a village-level force set up by the United States in 2010... Read more
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The Washington Times
ISIS reports victory killings, not ‘caliphate’ loss, to terrorist followersRumiyah claims that a burgeoning Islamic State has attacked the Taliban and all
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
Rumiyah claims that a burgeoning Islamic State has attacked the Taliban and allies and repelled counterassaults by the Afghan army. A follower assassinated a Pakistani intelligence operative, and another detonated a vehicle bomb that killed... Read more
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Aljazeera
Trump's Afghan escalation and the Pakistan conundrumfour more years. Trump is giving the American military more latitude to use ai
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
four more years. Trump is giving the American military more latitude to use air power and special forces to support the Afghan army. What had been largely a train-and-advise mission since 2014 is now shifting towards a more lethal... Read more
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metro
Sweden is deporting blind 106-old grandmother back to Afghanistanruled Ms Uzbeck’s hometown of Kunduz is safe enough for the entire family to re
metro / Posted 19 days ago
ruled Ms Uzbeck’s hometown of Kunduz is safe enough for the entire family to return to despite ongoing clashes with the Afghan army and the Taliban. ‘A hundred and six years old. She doesn’t see, she doesn’t speak, she doesn’t walk. She’s sick,... Read more
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FOX News
Afghan and Iraqi wartime allies who fought with us should be named 'Honorary Veterans' by Congresstheir voice to me. He was the critical link – without him I could not have cond
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
their voice to me. He was the critical link – without him I could not have conducted my mission to train and develop the Afghan Army and Police. The Taliban knew the importance of our translators, it’s why they would target them during battles.... Read more
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ABC News
This Week in PicturesNairobi delivers the bowels of a slaughtered animal to be inspected for plastic
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
Nairobi delivers the bowels of a slaughtered animal to be inspected for plastic waste on Aug. 23, 2017. Tony Karumba AFP via Getty Images Afghan army commandos train in the Shorab military camp in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug.... Read more
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Salon.com
The New York Times invites Erik Prince to advocate for privatizing the Afghanistan warmost,” the op-ed said. These mercenaries, though Prince prefers the term contra
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
most,” the op-ed said. These mercenaries, though Prince prefers the term contractors, would “serve as adjuncts to the Afghan Army and would perform in strict conformity with Afghan rules of engagement, eliminating the stigma of a foreign... Read more
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Salon.com
Why Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan is the disaster you'd expect it to behas as many as 12,000 troops in Afghanistan, most of whom provide various kinds
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
has as many as 12,000 troops in Afghanistan, most of whom provide various kinds of support to the Afghan National Army. The Afghan Army suffers from poor morale as a consequence of erratic pay, poor logistics and an unclear mandate. Its war against... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistan cannot bring Afghan war into Pakistan: Qamar Bajwaside that Pakistan is open to any suggestion that facilitate peace in Afghanist
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
side that Pakistan is open to any suggestion that facilitate peace in Afghanistan. In this spirit, he offered to form a Pak-Afghan army working group to jointly work and formulate security recommendations for government level discussion aimed at... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Haryana, Punjab turn into a fortress ahead of Ram Rahim’s sentencing, Opposition rally in Patna against BJP: Top stories to bring you up to datehas faced since 1961. 13 killed, 18 wounded by car bomb in Afghanistan provinc
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 27 days ago
has faced since 1961. 13 killed, 18 wounded by car bomb in Afghanistan province As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were killed and 18 wounded by a car bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday,... Read more
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ABC News
Local official: 10 killed in Afghanistan suicide attackTen people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed when a suicide car bo
ABC News / Posted 27 days ago
Ten people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province, a local official said. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday the majority of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
At least 12 killed in separate insurgent attacks in AfghanistanKABUL — Ten people, including some civilians, were killed when a suicide car bo
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
KABUL — Ten people, including some civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province, a local official said. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday the majority of the... Read more
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dna
Afghanistan: Dozens killed, wounded by car bomb in HelmandAs many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were k
dna / Posted 28 days ago
As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were killed and 18 wounded by a car bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday, officials said. Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor's spokesman who gave the casualty... Read more
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The Hindu
Mission indefinite: Donald Trump’s Afghanistan policycharge of all combat operations, however, only encouraged the Taliban insurgenc
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
charge of all combat operations, however, only encouraged the Taliban insurgency and also exposed the shortcomings of the Afghan army and the police forces, in terms of numbers, training and equipment to deal with the post 2014 situation. In... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed a
Hawaii News Now / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
13 killed, 18 wounded by car bomb in Afghanistan provinceAs many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were k
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 28 days ago
As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were killed and 18 wounded by a car bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday, officials said. Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor’s spokesman who gave the casualty... Read more
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Reuters
Dozens killed, wounded by car bomb in Afghan provinceKABUL (Reuters) - As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were killed and 18 wounded by a car bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday, officials said. Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor's spokesman who gave... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dozens killed, wounded by car bomb in Afghan provinceKABUL: As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
KABUL: As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were killed and 18 wounded by a car bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday, officials said. Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor's spokesman who gave the casualty... Read more
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The Star
Dozens killed, wounded by car bomb in Afghan provinceKABUL (Reuters) - As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and
The Star / Posted 28 days ago
KABUL (Reuters) - As many as 13 people, including both Afghan army soldiers and civilians, were killed and 18 wounded by a car bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Sunday, officials said. Omar Zwak, the Helmand governor's spokesman who gave... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed a
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people -- both military and civilian -- have been killed
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people -- both military and civilian -- have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed a
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people — both military and civilian — have been killed a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people — both military and civilian — have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Local official: 10 killed in Afghanistan suicide attackKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ten people, including soldiers and civilians, were ki
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ten people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province, a local official said. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed a
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed a
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people - both military and civilian - have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Official says 10 killed in Afghan car bombinglocal official says 10 people — both military and civilian — have been killed a
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 28 days ago
local official says 10 people — both military and civilian — have been killed after a suicide car bomber attacked an Afghan army convoy in southern Helmand province. Atiqullah Khan, local director of Nawa district, said Sunday that most of... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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News 8000
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
News 8000 / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
KECI Missoula / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Who are the key players in Afghanistan?date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms."
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 28 days ago
date it has kept its political profile low and restrained its export of arms." While Delhi has provided training for the Afghan army and other security personnel since 2011, Trump seemed to indicate he would expect global partners to take a more... Read more
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Reality TV World
The Almanac for Aug. 25, the 237th day of 20172006, Pulkova Airlines Flight 612 crashed near the Russian border in Ukraine, k
Reality TV World / Posted 30 days ago
2006, Pulkova Airlines Flight 612 crashed near the Russian border in Ukraine, killing 171 people. In 2008, two Afghan army commanders were fired after a U.S.-led coalition airstrike killed 89 civilians, many of them children. Afghan... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
PATRICK J. BUCHANAN: Is Trump's agenda being eclipsed?defeat the Taliban with 13,000 troops when we failed to do so with the 100,000
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
defeat the Taliban with 13,000 troops when we failed to do so with the 100,000 Obama sent? The new troops are to train the Afghan army to take over the war, to continue eradicating the terrorist elements like ISIS, and to prevent Kabul and other... Read more
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TribLIVE
What thousands more U.S. troops will do in Afghanistanplanning. The extra troops, the official said, would give U.S. forces the reso
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
planning. The extra troops, the official said, would give U.S. forces the resources to advise below the higher echelons of Afghan army corps. In 2011, when there were more than 100,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Americans were advising at the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
NZ send three more personnel to Afghanistannon-combat personnel) now.' The New Zealand defence force has had troops servi
Sky News Australia / Posted 30 days ago
non-combat personnel) now.' The New Zealand defence force has had troops serving in Kabul, where they are helping train Afghan army officers. The New Zealand Army has been involved Afghanistan dating back to 2003, as part of a Provincial... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Thousands of more troops are probably headed to Afghanistan. Here's what they will do.planning. The extra troops, the official said, would give U.S. forces the reso
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted a month ago
planning. The extra troops, the official said, would give U.S. forces the resources to advise below the higher echelons of Afghan Army corps. In 2011, when there were more than 100,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Americans were advising at the... Read more
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The Hill
Digging a deeper hole in Afghanistanstrategic outcomes. Moreover, sending a mere 4,000 men whose apparent purpose
The Hill / Posted a month ago
strategic outcomes. Moreover, sending a mere 4,000 men whose apparent purpose is to help kill terrorists and vitalize an Afghan army that has not yet materialized shows that Trump and his team learned little or nothing from Vietnam. Sending more... Read more
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