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Mullen: No Decision Yet on Afghan Withdrawal

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff says he still has not received a plan for the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, which is set to begin later this year. Admiral Mike Mullen said Thursday in Washington that the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has not […]

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NATO Says Forces Capture Bin Laden Associate in Afghanistan

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says Afghan and coalition troops have captured an al-Qaida facilitator who was a former associate of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. In a statement Thursday, NATO said the man was captured in the Nahr-e Shahi area of northern Balkh province, but did not give his name. The coalition said the Pakistan-based man planned attacks […]

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NATO Says Forces Capture Bin Laden Associate in Afghanistan

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says Afghan and coalition troops have captured an al-Qaida facilitator who was a former associate of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. In a statement Thursday, NATO said the man was captured in the Nahr-e Shahi area of northern Balkh province, but did not give his name. The coalition said the Pakistan-based man planned attacks […]

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NATO Says Forces Capture Bin Laden Associate in Afghanistan

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says Afghan and coalition troops have captured an al-Qaida facilitator who was a former associate of terror leader Osama bin Laden. In a statement Thursday, NATO said the man was captured in the Nahr-e Shahi area of northern Balkh province, but did not give his name. It said the Pakistan-based man planned attacks and […]

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NATO Says Forces Capture Bin Laden Associate in Afghanistan

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says Afghan and coalition troops have captured an al-Qaida facilitator who was a former associate of terror leader Osama bin Laden. In a statement Thursday, NATO said the man was captured in the Nahr-e Shahi area of northern Balkh province, but did not give his name. It said the Pakistan-based man planned attacks and […]

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NATO Says Forces Capture Bin Laden Associate in Afghanistan

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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NATO says Afghan and coalition troops have captured an al-Qaida facilitator who was a former associate of terror leader Osama bin Laden. In a statement Thursday, NATO said the man was captured in the Nahr-e Shahi area of northern Balkh province, but did not give his name. It said the Pakistan-based man planned attacks and […]

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Gates Says Afghan Warnings Reflect “Pain” of War

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says warnings about civilian casualties from Afghan President Hamid Karzai reflect the “pain and suffering” the Afghan people have endured after 30 years of war. Gates told reporters late Tuesday that it is important for both sides to jointly investigate civilian casualties and that Mr. Karzai and the Afghan people […]

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India Committed to Building Afghan Forces

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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India says it is committed to helping build up Afghan forces, who are set to take control of Afghanistan’s security as international troops begin pulling out of the country this year. Indian Defense Minister A.K. Antony also said his country will also continue to support Afghanistan in its reconstruction and development efforts. Antony made the […]

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Gates Says Afghan Warnings Reflect “Pain” of War

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says warnings about civilian casualties from Afghan President Hamid Karzai reflect the “pain and suffering” the Afghan people have endured after 30 years of war. Gates told reporters late Tuesday that it is important for both sides to jointly investigate civilian casualties and that Mr. Karzai and the Afghan people […]

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Gates Says Afghan Warnings Reflect “Pain” of War

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says warnings about civilian casualties from Afghan President Hamid Karzai reflect the “pain and suffering” the Afghan people have endured after 30 years of war. Gates said Tuesday it is important for both sides to jointly investigate civilian casualties and that Mr. Karzai and the Afghan people recognize the U.S.-led […]

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