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Pakistani Hate, Indian Disdain

Pakistan and India needed to meet to show the world that they are ready to talk about Kashmir. But before they can talk, they must overcome their animosity.

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Peril and Persecution in Afghanistan

Kidnapping, infertile land, and poor aid distribution are only some of the troubles the Hazaras face. They are victimized by militants, the Taliban, and maybe even the Islamic State.

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Afghanistan, Choose Your Enemies Wisely

The Taliban’s new leadership may be the last decent opportunity for a political solution to the conflict. Without one, the Islamic State will make Afghanistan the next Iraq or Syria.

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From Aid to Trade

For Afghanistan's economy to stand on its own feet, the government must begin with these four reforms.

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Pentagon: Green Beret Supplied Steroids to Soldier Convicted of Afghan Massacre

The U.S. soldier convicted of massacring 16 Afghan civilians in March 2012 had been on a mix of alcohol, steroids, and sleeping pills while leading troops at a small patrol base in Kandahar, according to a long-awaited military investigative report.

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