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First task for Afghan forces is to slow Taliban’s momentum -Pentagon chief
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First task for Afghan forces is to slow Taliban’s momentum -Pentagon chief

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska July 24 (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Saturday that the Afghan…
Turkey aims for dialogue with Taliban on Kabul Airport plan
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Turkey aims for dialogue with Taliban on Kabul Airport plan

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president said Tuesday his country will talk with the Taliban regarding Turkey’s bid to operate and…
‘We lost’: Some US veterans say blood spilled in Afghanistan was wasted
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‘We lost’: Some US veterans say blood spilled in Afghanistan was wasted

GARDEN GROVE, Calif., July 20 (Reuters) – Jason Lilley was a special operations forces Marine Raider who fought in multiple…
Analysis: How Afghan war showed limits of US military power
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Analysis: How Afghan war showed limits of US military power

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took only two months for U.S. invaders to topple the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001, a…
India pulls officials from Afghanistan’s Kandahar as Taliban widens control
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India pulls officials from Afghanistan’s Kandahar as Taliban widens control

MUMBAI, July 11 (Reuters) – India said on Sunday it had temporarily brought back officials from its consulate in Kandahar,…
Is Afghanistan heading toward a civil war?
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Is Afghanistan heading toward a civil war?

The Taliban are reportedly sweeping across Afghanistan’s rural areas, bringing more territories under their control. Afghan government forces are finding it…
Analysis: Biden lost faith in the US mission in Afghanistan over a decade ago
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Analysis: Biden lost faith in the US mission in Afghanistan over a decade ago

WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s frustrations with Afghanistan boiled over more than a decade ago, and they…
Afghan forces retake provincial capital after Taliban incursion -defense ministry
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Afghan forces retake provincial capital after Taliban incursion -defense ministry

KABUL, July 8 (Reuters) – Afghan government forces on Thursday wrested back control of a western provincial capital stormed by…
Afghan pullout has US spies reorienting in terrorism fight
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Afghan pullout has US spies reorienting in terrorism fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two-decade war in Afghanistan has given US spies a perch for keeping tabs on terrorist groups…
Afghan civilians take up arms as U.S.-led forces leave
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Afghan civilians take up arms as U.S.-led forces leave

PARWAN, Afghanistan, June 30 (Reuters) – Gun in hand, 55-year-old Dost Mohammad Salangi recites poetry as he leads a small…
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