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Above: Farah Ahmedi celebrates with her sponsor, Alyce Litz, after becoming a U.S. citizen in 2008.

ON THIS DATE in 2005, Simon and Schuster published the autobiography of seventeen-year-old… 289 more words

Gun, Bomb Attacks in Northwest Pakistan Kill 9

Two separate gun and bomb attacks in northwest Pakistan left nine people dead Tuesday, Reuters reports.

A rush-hour car bombing in the Charsadda district killed three and left 33 others wounded; another six died and three more were injured in an attack on a police patrol in Peshawar. 44 more words

Book Review: Combat Camera by Christian Hill (2014)

Combat Camera – from Auntie Beeb to the Afghan Front Line

May 2011, Afghanistan: Camp Bastion is under attack, the Sun’s Defence Editor is about to catch the wrong helicopter, and a famous TV war reporter is missing half his kit and wants his trainers back.

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Pakistan attacks target two police patrols

Police search wreckage after the attack on Charsadda
At least eight killed in two attacks targeting police in northwest, just days after Taliban refused to extend ceasefire. 16 more words

‘Government should not have released Taliban prisoners’: Rahman Malik

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Tuesday has said that the incumbent government should not have released Tehrik-i-Taliban (TTP) prisoners who were convicted in different cases. 195 more words

Pakistan Peoples Party

Malik urges govt not to free convicted Taliban

ISLAMABAD: Former interior minister Rehman Malik has urged the government not to release those Taliban who have been convicted in different cases.

Talking to reporters after a meeting of the PPP’s overseas committee, he said the government should be careful during peace talks with the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). 246 more words

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Moving Forward?: The Future of the Taliban

As the first democratic election in the history of Afghanistan comes to a close, with little violence occurring, one question is being asked by outside observers and governments around the world: “Where is the Taliban?” Despite the threats and political jousting to derail the election process and scare voters from the polls, very little action has materialized other than big talk. 873 more words

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