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What exactly did the soldiers killed under my command die for?
"At first, my husband refused to let me drive, and I had to fight to convince him."
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
The attack underlined the steadily deteriorating security in much of the country.
The country has experienced a steady increase in attacks since international troops ended combat operations in 2014.
While initially I was wary of performing that morning, that show will remain the pinnacle of my career. Of all the hours I've spent cajoling strangers into smiling, that one held more meaning than any other.
By Wednesday evening Afghan time, nine attackers were killed and one wounded. One remaining attacker was still battling security forces.
Now, we can read a psychiatrist's report which includes, in detail, the torture enacted on just one prisoner of the United States, Shaker Aamer.
The twist of the latest CIA cash scandal is not the CIA is handing over wads of U.S. bills to a corrupt president. It is that the CIA has continued to hand over cash for so long, which is not merely unethical but now antithetical to the U.S. government's stated policy goals.
By Mirwais Harooni KABUL, Aug 31 (Reuters) - An adolescent boy and a young girl have been beheaded in two separate incidents