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News Topic - Afghanistan

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Discusses ISIS Former United States ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker spoke at UVA's Miller Center Tuesday about the threats of ISIS.
WVIR NBC29 | 15 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Charlottesville, Virginia
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Fort Bragg soldier surprises daughter at pumpkin patch A Fort Bragg soldier who has been overseas in Afghanistan for 10 months gave his daughter a surprise she'll always remember.
KABC TV | 16 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Los Angeles, California
Soldier dad returns from Afghanistan, surprises daughter in pumpkin patch The only thing better than picking out the perfect pumpkin: picking up your daughter who hasn't seen you in months.
Newsday.com | 16 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
With New President, Economic Optimisim Returns To Afghanistan For most of 2014, Afghanistan was suffering from economic paralysis as its presidential election teetered on the brink of collapse. The inauguration of President Ashraf Ghani eased tensions and buoyed optimism that business will turn around.
NPR.org | 17 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,207 As of Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at least 2,207 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press cou
Journal Review | 17 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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Watch: Fort Bragg soldier surprises daughter at pumpkinpatch My husband had been in Afghanistan for 10 months, and our daughter had no clue he came home while she was in school!
WTKR 3 | 18 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Norfolk, Virginia
Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn't Dent Afghan Poppy Production The Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction found that despite U.S. counternarcotics efforts, poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record high in 2013.
NPR.org | 18 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Afghan Opium Trade Thriving Despite US $7B Effort Despite more than $7 billion of American counter-narcotics spending, Afghanistan's opium trade has never been bigger, according to a U.S. government watchdog.
7online.com | 18 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York
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Watchdog: Afghan poppy cultivation surging, after US spent $7.6B on anti-drug campaign Cultivation of the illegal poppy plant in Afghanistan has reached an all-time high following a $7.6 billion counternarcotics campaign paid for by the United States, according to government oversight investigators.
Fox News | 19 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The battles after war The list of symptoms of PTSD — hyper-vigilance, sensitivity to noise, difficulty sleeping, irritability — was a checklist for Mary Swan’s complaints after she came back from active duty in Afghanistan.
Boulder Weekly | 19 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Boulder, Colorado