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Why Did the U.S. Spend Millions to Make Afghans Eat Soybeans?

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This is an abridged version of a story published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Afghanistan has a rich culinary tradition, but soybeans are not part of it. American ...http://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/why-did-u-s-spend-millions-make-afgha...

China appoints special envoy for Afghanistan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it had appointed a special envoy for Afghanistan, underscoring Beijing's concerns that the withdrawal of NATO troops will leave a hotbed of militancy on its doorstep. Sun Yuxi, a former ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55672192/ns/world_news-asia_pacific/t/china-appoints-s...

Kerry Arrives in Afghanistan for Talks Amid Disputed Election

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Afghanistan on Friday for talks in an effort to broker a resolution to a disputed election that threatens to stir up ethnic tensions and undermine a peaceful political transition. State Department spokesman Jeff ...http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/afghanistan-election/kerry-arrives-afghanistan-...

Afghanistan revises down death toll from market attack to 43

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan on Wednesday revised down the casualty figure from a car bomb attack in the eastern province of Paktika to 43 from 89, saying at least 74 people had been wounded. A car packed with explosives detonated on Tuesday as it sped ...http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55657072/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/afghan...

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Afghanistan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

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

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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...

The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency

Updated July. 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 and Video - FOX News Topics - FOXNews.com

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Watch breaking news videos and read news updates about Afghanistan on FOXNews.com.http://www.foxnews.com/topics/afghanistan.htm