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Hope Returns to Afghanistan in Landmark Presidential Election

By John Haltiwanger

Afghanistan, a nation marred by violence and poverty, has been given little cause for optimism in recent times.  This past weekend, however, hope returned to the hearts of the Afghan people as they came forth to cast their votes in the presidential election.  1,484 more words

Where Were My Harlots?

I feel like my generation has been gypped. I’m not speaking about the typical Generation-Y woes with the failing economy and our youthful optimism and ambitions being crushed by the real world. 748 more words

Photos, video of Canadian troops welcomed home from Afghanistan

Watch above: The conclusion of Canada’s 12-year mission in Afghanistan is a huge relief to the families of those who served. Mike Le Couteur reports. 385 more words

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The Incredible Story Of A Brave Young Marine Who Jumped On A Grenade To Save His Friend’s Life

The stuff of heroes

In 2010, then 21-year-old Lance Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter deliberately threw himself onto a grenade in Afghanistan to save his friend Lance Cpl. 129 more words

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We Had One Enemy; Now We Have Three—A Conversation With Malalai Joya of Afghanistan

US forces used the plight of Afghan women to justify war—but twelve years later, women are still suffering.

By Dani McClain, THE Nation  Nov.13, 2013   747 more words

Military Madness

The War is Over: The Transition Out of Afghanistan

Daniel Cummings ’17  Inside Politics

In response to the domestic terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the United States invaded Afghanistan on October 7th of the same year. 698 more words

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Afghanistan: The War for Natural Gas? Welcome to "Pipelineistan"

By Charles J. Gaglio

**UPDATE** 2/20/2014

According to Pakistan’s New York Times affiliate The Express Tribune, TAPI’s main antagonist is another pipeline named IPI (Iran, Pakistan, India). 589 more words

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