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The president served turkey to troops at Bagram Airfield.
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American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks, who had been held since 2016, were released in exchange for three top Taliban figures.
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The two professors had been abducted three years ago while working at the American University in Kabul.
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Hours later, an explosion struck near the U.S. embassy in Kabul. The violence comes as Afghanistan faces presidential elections on Sept. 28.
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“There were soldiers lying everywhere and the smoke was so thick, it was difficult to see,” said a spokesman at the base.
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The decision came after a meeting of Islamic clerics from across the country this week who declared a fatwa on Taliban attacks.
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The blast came after repeated warnings that militants could try to disrupt the country's election process.
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The suggestion was part of a proposed political process that Ghani said could lead to talks aimed at ending more than 16 years of war.
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The U.S. must abandon the corrupt Afghan politicians and warlords, but not all the Afghans. Dealing with the mess in Afghanistan
The World Post
The Afghan war is still raging with no end in sight as the Taliban are ever more resurgent with deadly effect. The latest suicide bombing, which killed 30 police cadets and injured another 58, happened on June 30th.
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The Arizona senator told foreign press that Obama has failed the nation.
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“There are thousands of other Afghans who have been serving America and American people without threatening U.S. security,” said one Afghan professor.
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Like a buzzing mosquito that just won't go away, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is back in the news. He sent a video from his unknown hideout in Pakistan, asking for reconciliation with Afghanistan's government and presenting himself as a peacemaker.
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The peace process in Afghanistan relies on an unholy trinity consisting of the Taliban, Pakistan and the United States. Sadly, Afghanistan doesn't wield sufficient strength or influence to extricate itself from this war.
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The Afghan Taliban just announced the launch of a spring offensive against the National Unity Government. This spring offensive, dubbed "Operation Omari," is named to honor the late Taliban leader Mullah Omar who died in 2013, but whose death was kept a secret until last year.
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The terrorist group vows to launch large-scale offensives against government strongholds backed by suicide and guerrilla attacks.
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The seeds of revolution are sprouting in Afghanistan, but President Ashraf Ghani can escape the Sword of Damocles by changing his trajectory and giving the provinces more freedom to self-govern.