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Mattis: Withdrawal plan gives enemy hope, sends wrong message to allies

Mattis: Withdrawal plan gives enemy hope, sends wrong message to allies WASHINGTON — Taxpayers and troops will receive something of a peace dividend under White House plans to withdraw troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016. The new strategy … Continue reading

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News that matters, and some that doesn’t

News that matters, and some that doesn’t Just a quick look around the ‘net at some stories that have piqued my interest and a feeble effort to let my readers know that I haven’t died. I have been under the … Continue reading

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U.S. General Puts Troops on Security Alert After Karzai Remarks

U.S. General Puts Troops on Security Alert After Karzai Remarks KABUL, Afghanistan — The American commander in Afghanistan quietly told his forces to intensify security measures on Wednesday, issuing a strongly worded warning that a string of anti-American statements by … Continue reading

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US delivers `powerful commitment’ to Afghanistan

US delivers `powerful commitment’ to Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The U.S. designation Saturday of Afghanistan as its newest “major non-NATO ally” amounts to a political statement of support for the country’s long-term stability and solidifies close defense cooperation after … Continue reading

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