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This Is What It Takes to Pack Up U.S. War in Afghanistan

That’s when NATO’s combat mission expires, ending 13 years of foreign military presence in Afghanistan since US-led troops ousted the Taliban in 2001. By joint agreement, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and the US-led ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/what-it-takes-pack-u-s-war-afghanistan-n85486

Exclusive: U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55005212/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/exclusive-us...

Nashville Marine who lost legs in Afghanistan completes Boston Marathon

Marine Lance Cpl. Ben Maenza, who lost both legs while serving in Afghanistan, covered the 26.2-mile course in just under 1 hour 45 minutes as a member of the Achilles Freedom Team. Maenza said he was honored to represent the military and his community in ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55004791/ns/local_news-nashville_tn/t/nashville-marine...

Journalist Shot Dead, Another Injured in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A police officer shot two foreign journalists in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing one and wounding the other. Award-winning Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed while getting into a vehicle with reporter ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/afghanistan-election/journalist-shot-dead-anoth...

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Afghanistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 20, 2014

Afghanistan i / æ f ˈ ɡ æ n ɨ s t æ n Pashto: افغانستان, Afġānistān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked ...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghanistan

The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency

Updated April. 15, 2014

Ahmad Shah DURRANI unified the Pashtun tribes and founded Afghanistan in 1747. The country served as a buffer between the British and Russian Empires until it won ...https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/af.html

Afghanistan News - Breaking World Afghanistan News - The ...

Updated April. 22, 2014

World news about Afghanistan. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/afghani...

Afghanistan - U.S. Department of State

Updated April. 17, 2014

On May 2, 2012, the United States and Afghanistan signed the Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the ...http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5380.htm