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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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