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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US troops to remain in Afghanistan until end of 2016 to ‘finish the job’

    Posted May 28th 2014, 09:03pm by AP

    ... of his presidency, charting an end to America's longest war. The drawdown would allow Obama to end America's military engagement in Afghanistan while seeking to protect the gains that have been made in a war in which he significantly intensified US involvement. We have to recognise that Afghanistan will not be a perfect place, and it is not America's responsibility ...

  2. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    US soldier Bowe Bergdahl freed by Taliban after five years in prisoner swap

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... will take custody of the Afghans. In a statement, US President Barack Obama said Bergdahl's recovery "is a reminder of America's unwavering commitment to leave no man or woman ...

  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan government protests against US deal to free Taliban prisoners

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:29pm by Reuters

    ... down America’s longest war, Senator John McCain and other Republicans questioned whether the administration had acted properly in releasing the militants. “These are the highest high-risk ...

  4. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Concerns in US military as CIA plans to shut spy bases in Afghanistan

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:36pm by NYT

    ... America's longest war. Soldiers and marines have provided protection and logistics support for intelligence-gathering outposts, which are often inside US military facilities. Hundreds of those ...

  5. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    China boosts diplomatic efforts in Afghanistan as Nato troops withdraw

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 09:24pm by Reuters

    ... realised America was leaving and they were getting this dumped on their lap," he said. "Until then, China had sat completely on the sidelines. They just used to send people to read out ...

  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Kabul's freeing of 72 'dangerous criminals' will add to strain in US ties

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by Reuters

    ... Karzai's refusal to sign a security deal to shape the US military presence after most foreign troops leave this year. Without a deal, Washington could pull most of its troops out next year. America ...

  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan elders back US security pact, but Karzai uncertain

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:57pm by Reuters in Kabul

    ... there is no peace, then this agreement will bring misfortune to Afghanistan,” Karzai told the gathering, “Peace is our precondition. America should bring us peace and then we will sign it.” The president did ...

  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato probes Afghan airstrike that ‘killed child’

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:48pm by AFP

    ... Afghanistan’s biggest aid donor. The Taliban, who before the loya jirga had threatened to target delegates if they backed the BSA, condemned the proposed deal as a “pact of slavery with America”. ...

  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan president Hamid Karzai wants to defer signing of US deal

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 02:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... and they don’t trust me, the last 10 years has shown this to me. I have had fights with them and they have had propaganda against me.” Karzai said that waiting for the elections would prove America ...

  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US gives Afghanistan year-end deadline to sign crucial security deal

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:53am by Reuters in Kabul and Washington

    ... supported the security pact but said there was little trust between him and US officials. “My trust with America is not good. I don’t trust them and they don’t trust me,” Karzai said. “During ...




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