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DoD IDs CSM, specialist killed in Afghanistan

DoD IDs CSM, specialist killed in AfghanistanCommand Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turrner and Spc. Joseph Riley were killed Monday in Afghanistan.
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  • 14 hours, 15 minutes ago
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New, expanded rules for U.S. combat in Afghanistan in 2015

New, expanded rules for U.S. combat in Afghanistan in 2015New rules for the 9,800 U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan next year will allow commanders to order air strikes or night raids on Taliban forces who pose a significant threat to the Afghan government, defense officials said. The rules came in an order recently...
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  • 1 day, 17 hours ago
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Suicide bomber kills at least 50 Afghans at volleyball tournament

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 Afghans at volleyball tournamentA suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said.
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  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
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Afghan parliament approves U.S., NATO agreements

Afghan parliament approves U.S., NATO agreementsAfghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year amid a renewed offensive by Taliban militants.
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  • 4 days, 1 hour ago
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'Why We Lost' offers few answers on Iraq and Afghanistan

'Why We Lost' offers few answers on Iraq and AfghanistanRetired Army Lt. Gen. Daniel Bolger often contradicts himself in his history of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
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  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
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SIGAR: Pentagon's economic development in Afghanistan 'accomplished nothing'

SIGAR: Pentagon's economic development in Afghanistan 'accomplished nothing'The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) says he is investigating the Pentagon's efforts to spark that country's economic development, which cost between $700 million and $800 million and "accomplished nothing."
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Green Beret from Fort Bragg killed in Afghanistan

Green Beret from Fort Bragg killed in AfghanistanA soldier based at North Carolina's Fort Bragg was killed Nov. 14 in combat operations in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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New commander in Afghanistan reviews drawdown plans

New commander in Afghanistan reviews drawdown plansA number of variables need to be considered before the curtain is brought down on the 13-year war in Afghanistan, officials say.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago