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White House Drops Insistence Over Afghan Security Pact

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is dropping its insistence that Afghanistan sign a crucial security pact within "weeks," suggesting it could be wi...

Sam Stein

Gibbs: Afghan Withdrawal Could Come Before July 2011, Decision Won't Be Pushed Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said on Monday that U.S. troops in Afghanistan could start coming home before the stated July 2011 withdrawal...

White House Divided On Size Of Afghan Force

New York Times | PETER BAKER and ELISABETH BUMILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON The military's anticipated request for more troops to combat the insurgency in Afghanistan has divided senior advisers to President Obama a...

Afghan Elections 2009: HuffPost's Guide (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As Afghanistan holds national elections for the presidency and provincial council, the HuffPost has put together this resource guide to voting day and...