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War in Afghanistan (2001-present)

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  • Slain U.S. diplomat Anne Smedinghoff is honored at embassy in Kabul

    Slain U.S. diplomat Anne Smedinghoff is honored at embassy in Kabul
    KABUL, Afghanistan — One year after a 25-year-old diplomat from the Chicago area was killed in a car bombing in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul remembered Anne Smedinghoff on Monday by reading poetry and releasing balloons in a courtyard that was named for her.
  • Taliban says captured British military dog is healthy

    Taliban says captured British military dog is healthy
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- A British special forces dog captured by the Taliban in Afghanistan two months ago is in good health and being fed a diet of kebabs, his captors say. The fate of the dog became the subject of widespread speculation after the...

    Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan

    Obama administration agrees to informal drone halt in Pakistan
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has agreed to Pakistan's request to stop drone-launched missile strikes except on Al Qaeda operational leaders while Islamabad pursues peace talks with local Taliban militants, U.S. officials say. The informal...

    Defying U.S. concern, Afghan government to free 72 terrorism suspects

    Defying U.S. concern, Afghan government to free 72 terrorism suspects
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top justice officials on Thursday ordered the release of 72 imprisoned terrorism suspects for lack of evidence to prosecute them, defying U.S. objections to freeing men still considered a security risk. The...

    Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates has harsh words for Obama and Biden

    Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates has harsh words for Obama and Biden
    WASHINGTON — President Obama became progressively more pessimistic about prospects for a successful ending to the war in Afghanistan, goaded by inexperienced White House advisors and a dislike of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to his...