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Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into 2017

Obama extends US military mission in Afghanistan into 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday abandoned his pledge to end America’s longest war, announcing plans to keep at least 5,500 U.S. troops in Afghanistan when he leaves office … Continue reading

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US orders more troops to Iraq, but no overhaul of strategy

US orders more troops to Iraq, but no overhaul of strategy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 450 more American troops to Iraq on Wednesday in an effort to reverse major battlefield losses to … Continue reading

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Analyst: U.S. Pulling out of Afghanistan at Worst Time

Analyst: U.S. Pulling out of Afghanistan at Worst Time A leading foreign policy analyst has written that “post-American Afghanistan” is becoming a “flashpoint”–not just in the region, but in the world, as emerging powers jockey for position amidst declining U.S. … Continue reading

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War … And rumors of War

War … And rumors of War 7 killed in Afghan protests over Quran burning KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The Interior Ministry on Wednesday said seven people were killed in clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters demonstrating against the burning … Continue reading

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