U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies
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U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies

KABUL, Afghanistan (New York Times) — In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory…

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Afghan Man and Woman Given 100 Lashes in Public for Adultery
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Afghan Man and Woman Given 100 Lashes in Public for Adultery

(Reuters) – An Afghan man and woman found guilty of adultery received 100 lashes on…

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Vietnam Lesson Endures, 40 Years Later
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Vietnam Lesson Endures, 40 Years Later

  (Los Angeles Times) – Another Vietnam. Those two words have become a cautionary mantra…

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Bergdahl Charges Stoke Fresh Criticism of Prisoner Swap
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Bergdahl Charges Stoke Fresh Criticism of Prisoner Swap

JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The tough military charges against Army…

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Thousands Protest Woman’s Mob Killing in Afghan Capital
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Thousands Protest Woman’s Mob Killing in Afghan Capital

LYNNE O’DONNELL, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Thousands marched through the Afghan capital Tuesday,…

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Afghan Official: Peace Talks with Taliban in ‘Near Future’
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Afghan Official: Peace Talks with Taliban in ‘Near Future’

  KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A senior Afghan leader said on Monday that his country’s…

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Pentagon Chief: US Considering Slowing Exit from Afghanistan
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Pentagon Chief: US Considering Slowing Exit from Afghanistan

Robert Burns, ASSOCIATED PRESS   KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States is considering slowing…

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The Two Minds of Obama
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The Two Minds of Obama

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist President Obama was right on the money in announcing…

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No Boots on the Ground
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No Boots on the Ground

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist It is very unsettling to hear various politicians suggest…

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Miscommunication Blamed for Deadly US Mistake
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Miscommunication Blamed for Deadly US Mistake

ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Avoidable miscommunication between U.S. air and…

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