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How Vladimir Putin reinvigorated NATO
Globe and Mail - 66 Minutes ago
For decades, as the world perched on the brink of nuclear Armageddon, NATO had more than a million troops pressed against the Iron Curtain, ready and capable of waging war against the Soviet Union. Until
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Confessions of a people smuggler
Melbourne Age - 116 Minutes ago
There were other boys like me, working for the [people-smuggling] agents, trying to make money and get a free ride to Australia. I had the advantage of being able to speak Farsi, Indonesian and English
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Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
Seattle Times - 63 Minutes ago
at 5:51 PM | Page modified August 29, 2014 at 6:02 PM MOSCOW — The last time Valeria Sokolova saw her husband, the 25-year-old paratrooper told her that he and his fellow soldiers were heading for
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Power couple
Esperance Express - 2 Hours ago
Rodney Brooks' robots have assisted soldiers, nuclear scientists and even the house-proud. But not everyone is happy about their emerging capabilities. Four hours after American Airlines Flight 11 hit
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Amid Afghanistan’s escalating war, a battle to beat polio
Saudi Gazette - 71 Minutes ago
Krista Mahr and Mirwais Harooni Tens of thousands of volunteers fanned out across Afghanistan this week, braving deteriorating security and distrusting parents to administer two chilled drops of the
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Cost of the Afghan conflict
Daily Times - 89 Minutes ago
In the coming months, Afghanistan will likely undergo a painful transition process in all spheres: political, security, economic and social. According to the schedule set by the US and NATO, the country
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The Kabul Style
Daily Outlook - 110 Minutes ago
I was sitting in one of the restaurants and busy in eating my meal. At the same time, a light chat was also in progress with my companions. After some time, two men came and sat at the table next to
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The Golden Crescent and the Economics of Terrorism
Daily Outlook - 110 Minutes ago
It is a well known trend that without the external support and huge finances none of the terrorist organizations and their insurgent activates could ever survive. The terrorist organizations also
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PM seeks friendly ties with Pakistan
The Gulf Today - 114 Minutes ago
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he was “disappointed” that Pakistan sought to make a “spectacle” of efforts at talks and added that any “meaningful” bilateral dialogue requires
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Russia's Stealth Invasion Of Ukraine Could Soon Become A Major War In Europe
Business Insider - 2 Hours ago
This week Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine became overt for all the world to see. Since February, Moscow waged a semi-covert campaign that I term Special War, with the initial aim of taking Crimea. This
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New Haven Rotary scholarship makes impact in Kabul
New Haven Register - 113 Minutes ago
NEW HAVEN >> When Shoshana Clark Stewart speaks of business opportunities, she notes there are global markets. She also speaks of local jobs and communities. For Clark Stewart, CEO of the Afghanistan-based
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Police officers kidnapped in Afghanistan
Spy Ghana - 2 Hours ago
Taliban militants on Friday kidnapped five police officers after attacking an outpost in western Afghanistan, officials confirmed. “About 20 militants stormed a checkpoint in Obe district this afternoon,”
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US: Too Soon to Evaluate Pakistan Offensive
NewsMax.com - 6 Hours ago
U.S. military leaders say it's too soon to tell if Pakistan's offensive against militants in North Waziristan has been effective or simply symbolic, but they say the operations have temporarily disrupted
US: Too soon to evaluate Pakistan offensive - Middle East DailyMe.Com
US: Too soon evaluate Pakistan offensive FOXNews.com
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From Syria to Ukraine, crises fill the Obama-NATO agenda
Miami Herald - 3 Hours ago
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama heads to Europe next week, looking to assure nervous allies of the United States’ commitment to the region, as NATO prepares to beef up forces amid fears that Russia
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Retiring top Navy SEAL: ‘We are in the golden age of Special Operations’
Washington Post - 8 Hours ago
Adm. William McRaven, the longtime and retiring commander of the U.S. military’s Special Operations Command, said Thursday that the United States is in “the golden age of Special Operations,” citing his
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Retiring SOCOM chief: ‘We are in the golden age of Special Operations’
Washington Post - 9 Hours ago
Adm. William McRaven, the longtime and retiring commander of U.S. military’s Special Operations Command, said Thursday that the United States is in “the golden age of Special Operations,” citing his troops’
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Fort Hood shooter writes to ISIS leader
CNN - 13 Hours ago
(CNN) -- The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood has written a letter to the leader of ISIS, asking to become a citizen of the Islamic State's caliphate, his attorney said Thursday. "The
Fort Hood shooter wants to join ISIS CNN
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Afghan Elections: Back in Full Crisis Mode
Foreign Policy Magazine - 6 Hours ago
Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants this year's election results to be announced by the end of the month. Karzai's spokesman, Aimal Faizi, told reporters on Thursday that: "President Karzai is truly in
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EU Foreign Ministers Want Tougher Russia Sanctions
Radio Free Europe - 6 Hours ago
Several European Union foreign ministers have accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow should be punished with harsh additional economic sanctions. Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt
EU foreign ministers call for tougher Russia sanctions Deutsche Welle
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AMS partners with Ariana Rugs for NYICS
Kids Today - 7 Hours ago
AMS Imports and Ariana Rugs are teaming up to showcase Ariana's rugs from Afghanistan at the New York International Carpet Show. Ariana Rugs and AMS Imports are teaming up to showcase Ariana’s collections
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SCO Wraps Up Military Exercises In China
Radio Free Europe - 13 Hours ago
Soldiers from Russia, China, and four Central Asian states are completing the final day of exercises simulating a military response to an outbreak of inter-ethnic tensions in any of the countries. The
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The Karzai Coup and Kerry’s Failed Recount
Foreign Policy Magazine - 7 Hours ago
Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants this year's election results to be announced by the end of the month. Karzai's spokesman, Aimal Faizi, told reporters on Thursday that: "President Karzai is truly in
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Afghanistan’s Northern Succession?
Foreign Policy Magazine - 7 Hours ago
The Kabul political class is abuzz with rumors about what can come from Abdullah's withdrawal from Afghanistan's audit of the presidential run-off held in June. The UN is now scrambling to maintain the
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Kubis briefs Karzai on audit process
Afghanistan Times - 8 Hours ago
News Detail AT News Report KABUL: The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Jn Kubiš the other day briefed President Hamid Karzai on the progress of the presidential
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U.S. Imposes More Iran Sanctions
Radio Free Europe - 9 Hours ago
The United States has announced newly imposed sanctions against more than 25 Iranian entities and individuals that Washington accuses of a range of transgressions, including expanding Iran's nuclear activities,
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