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Top U.S. Commander: American Troops Need to Stay in Afghanistan

The U.S. Army general leading the 14,000-strong NATO force in Afghanistan made a plea on Tuesday to leave American forces in Afghanistan longer to train ...

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U.S. Offers New Account of Air Raid on Hospital

Commander says Afghan forces, not U.S. troops, requested air raid that hit clinic in Kunduz. Doctors Without Borders accuses U.S. of trying to shift the blame

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Doctors Without Borders Staff Killed in Afghanistan After Airstrikes

At least 19 people were killed, including 12 Doctors Without Borders staffers, and 37 seriously injured Saturday after U.S. air strikes near the organization’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.


The Hard Lessons of Kunduz and Syria

Why U.S. efforts to train and equip friendly fighters around the world so often fail.

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