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  • Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad

    Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad
    Far from home while deployed in the army in Afghanistan, Wesley McCracken was nevertheless able to prepare for his return home while still abroad.
  • Civilians biggest losers on Afghan war's new northern front

    When the Taliban descended a month ago on Dam Shakh, a hamlet on the wheat-growing plains of northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province, nobody was prepared. "They turned up suddenly and took us completely by surprise," said resident Ghulam Sakhi of the...

    Nilaya Knafo: Tribal customs in Afghanistan clash with the modern world

    My travel experiences in Tajikistan last summer with the National Security Language Initiative for Youth program, along with my visit to a photography exhibit about child marriages ("Too Young to Wed"), inspired me to explore the prevalent issue of...

    In quest of a wartime leader

    WASHINGTON -- Sixty-three years ago, the country turned to a military hero, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, to extract it from the Korean War. Now, with bogged-down wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and Syria, the circumstance might suggest the time is ripe for...

    Guantanamo Bay inmates swapped for Bowe Bergdahl could soon move freely

    Guantanamo Bay inmates swapped for Bowe Bergdahl could soon move freely
    Five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could move freely around the world next week as their one-year travel ban expires. The five detainees were sent to Qatar...