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Afghan Interpreters Fear For Their Lives As U.S. Troops Prepare To Withdraw

Afghan Interpreters Fear For Their Lives As U.S. Troops Prepare To Withdraw

  08.21.2013
As U.S. troops are set to leave Afghanistan in 2014, many Afghan interpreters who have contributed to U.S. operations in the country for...
How I Gave The Taliban The Slip

How I Gave The Taliban The Slip

BBC News  06.28.2013
French aid worker and amateur photographer Pierre Borghi spent four months in shackles, imprisoned by the Taliban in a hole in the ground....
U.S. - Taliban Talks On Thin Ice

U.S. - Taliban Talks On Thin Ice

Reuters  06.20.2013
By Amena Bakr DOHA, June 20 (Reuters) - A fresh effort to end Afghanistan's 12-year-old war looked in trouble on Thursday...
Former Ambassador: 'We Cannot Settle The Afghan Problem Over The Head Of Afghans'

Former Ambassador: 'We Cannot Settle The Afghan Problem Over The Head Of Afghans'

  06.19.2013
The United States and the Taliban announced on Tuesday that they would start talks to foster a negotiated peace in war-torn Afghanistan....
This Is What Winning Looks Like

This Is What Winning Looks Like

  05.13.2013
With only months left until the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan, the war-torn country's security forces seem nowhere near ready to take...
CIA Paid Millions In 'Ghost Money' To Afghan President's Office, NYT Reports

CIA Paid Millions In 'Ghost Money' To Afghan President's Office, NYT Reports

Reuters  04.29.2013
April 29 (Reuters) - Tens of millions of U.S. dollars in cash were delivered by the CIA in suitcases, backpacks and plastic shopping...
Surprising Afghanistan Success? Taxes

Surprising Afghanistan Success? Taxes

Reuters  03.31.2013
By Katharine Houreld KABUL, March 31 (Reuters) - One of Afghanistan's most surprising success stories lies tucked away...
U.S. Air Force Stops Reporting Afghanistan Drone Strike Data

U.S. Air Force Stops Reporting Afghanistan Drone Strike Data

Reuters  03.10.2013
WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) - With debate intensifying in the United States over the use of drone aircraft, the U.S. military said...
Taliban: Prince Harry Has A 'Mental Problem'

Taliban: Prince Harry Has A 'Mental Problem'

Agence France Presse  01.22.2013
Britain's Prince Harry, who compared shooting insurgents in Afghanistan to playing video games, "has probably developed a mental problem",...
Pakistan Plans To Release All Afghan Taliban Prisoners

Pakistan Plans To Release All Afghan Taliban Prisoners

Reuters  01.18.2013
ABU DHABI, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Pakistan plans to release all Afghan Taliban prisoners still in its detention, including the group's former...
Afghan Officials: Full Withdrawal Could Reignite Civil War

Afghan Officials: Full Withdrawal Could Reignite Civil War

Reuters  01. 9.2013
By Hamid Shalizi KABUL, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Afghan lawmakers said on Wednesday disaster and civil war would follow if Washington...
U.S. Not Ruling Out Complete Pullout From Afghanistan

U.S. Not Ruling Out Complete Pullout From Afghanistan

Reuters  01. 8.2013
WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration does not rule out a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan after...
Afghan Warlord Brands Prince Harry 'Shameless, Drunken Jackal'

Afghan Warlord Brands Prince Harry 'Shameless, Drunken Jackal'

Reuters  01. 2.2013
LONDON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - An Afghan insurgent warlord branded Britain's Prince Harry on Wednesday as a shameless, drunken "jackal" out...