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Afghanistan And U.S. Sign Long-Delayed Troop Pact

America’s military role in Afghanistan isn’t over quite yet.

September 30, 2014

Kerry Tries To Calm Afghan Presidential Candidates

By Shashank Bengali and Hashmat Baktash, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan — Secretary of State John F. Kerry held urgent meetings Friday with both presidential candidates in Afghanistan in a bid to resolve a messy election dispute that threatens to unravel years of U.S. efforts to build a fledgling democracy. Kerry met separately with Ashraf […]

July 11, 2014

Runoff Looks Likely In Afghanistan Presidential Election

By Hashmat Baktash and Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan — Early tallies released Sunday suggested that Afghanistan’s presidential election will be a two-man race, with neither former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah nor former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani close to the majority needed to avoid a runoff. Abdullah held a slight edge, with 41.9 […]

April 14, 2014