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"This administration will not repeat the mistakes of the past" in Afghanistan, says US defense secretary in statement.
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An old infograph after the battle for Tora Bora (December 2001)
US should respect Afghanistan's sovereignty: China
ISIS Captures Tora Bora, Once Bin Laden's Afghan Fortress
In an apparent revenge attack, a suicide bomber from Mullah Rasoul's group has detonated explosives among rivals
The IDF will compete this summer in Russia’s third annual International Army Games to take place June 29 through August 12 in Russia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan and China.
5 killed, 4 wounded in suicide bombing that targeted Taliban splinter-group in Gereshk District this morning
A source from Mullah Rasoul’s group confirmed a suicide bomber targeted their fighters but did not provide details of casualties
Suicide car bomber targeted members of Taliban splinter group run by Mullah Rasoul in Gereshk district, Helmand. Afghanistan
Pres. Trump is granting Sec. Mattis the authority to adjust US troop levels in Afghanistan, US officials say
Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defense chief warns
"We are not winning in Afghanistan," US defense secretary tells Senate Armed Services Committee.
SecDef says reason Taliban and Haqqani "use bombs is because they can’t win in the ballot box" #Afghanistan
SecDef Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: "by mid-July, we will be able to brief you in detail" tells @SenJohnMcCain his criticism is fair
Sec Mattis tells Sen McCain "we are not winning in Afghanistan right now":
Afghan State Minister for Security Sector Reforms @AmrullahSaleh2 resigned
Source confirms Tamim Asey, who worked for National Security Council, has been appointed as a deputy minister for defense
Mattis tells Congress: Afghanistan plan going to President Trump "very soon"
Spicer: I want to take a moment to acknowledge the three service members who were killed in Afghanistan
Sec.Def. Mattis asking @WhiteHouse to approve 3,000 additional US troops in Afghanistan plus authority to adjust troop levels as necessary
Pentagon releases names of three American soldiers killed in Afghanistan Saturday. KIA: Sgt. Eric M. Houck, 25, Balt MD, Sgt. William M. Bays, 29, Barstow, California; Corporal Dillon C. Baldridge, 22 Youngsville, NC
Taliban’s main offshoot, the Haqqani network, has denied any involvement in the recent deadly bombings in Kabul and Herat
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.@USFOR_A Statement regarding roadside bomb incident in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan - No U.S. casualties reported
IS released statement where they claim to have captured some land from Taliban in West Nanghahar Afghanistan
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Qatari FM envoy on counterterrorism says Qatar 'was facilitating talks between the US, Taliban and Afghans'
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Qatar hosted the Taliban at the request of the government of the US - the Qatari foreign minister's special envoy on counterterrorism
IS-KH claims to have assasinated 2 Taliban members in West Nanghahar Afghanistan
Three Afghan civilians killed as U.S. troops open fire after bomb attack: Afghan official
A senior Taliban member, suspected of organizing attacks in Kabul city, has been arrested in a police raid in central Wardak province, the ministry of interior said
Mawlawi Ebadullah, Taliban’s shadow district governor for Khost was arrested with his two men while they were travelling to Kunduz province
Central Asia is the core region of the Asian continent and stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north. It is also sometimes referred to as Middle Asia, and, colloquially, "the 'stans" (as the six countries generally considered to be within the region all have names ending with the Persian suffix "-stan", meaning "land of") and is within the scope of the wider Eurasian continent.
Central Asia include five republics of the former Soviet Union: Kazakhstan (pop. 17 million), Kyrgyzstan (5.7 million), Tajikistan (8.0 million), Turkmenistan (5.2 million), and Uzbekistan (30 million), for a total population of about 66 million as of 2013–2014. Afghanistan (pop. 31.1 million) is also sometimes included. (wikipedia)
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