THE WORLDPOST
05/06/2012 12:23 am ET Updated May 06, 2012

Citing Security, U.S. Abandons Consulate Site In Afghanistan

After signing a 10-year lease and spending more than $80 million on a site envisioned as the United States’ diplomatic hub in northern Afghanistan, American officials say they have abandoned their plans, deeming the location for the proposed compound too dangerous.

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