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US Troop Withdrawal Afghanistan

When Afghanistan Was Just a Stop on the 'Hippie Trail'

Christian Caryl | Posted 08.12.2013 | World
Christian Caryl

2013-06-12-christiancarylcover.jpgWe tend to think of Afghanistan as a place cursed by eternal warfare, an endlessly bleeding wound in the global body politic. Not long ago, self-designated "world travelers" piled into used Volkswagen vans and embarked on a path of self-discovery, starting in Herat.

Defense Minister Hopes U.S. Will Not Forget Afghanistan After Pullout

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ | Posted 03.17.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan's defense minister expressed optimism on Tuesday that the United States will not abandon his country after fore...

Sam Stein

Lindsey Graham: Permanent U.S. Presence In Afghanistan Would Be 'Enormously Beneficial' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW HAVEN -- There was, with really no notable exception, an absence of discussion of the Afghanistan war during the course of the 2010 campaign. But ...