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OK, I love dogs, but horses are nice, too

So here is a story about what one might call the war horse of the week (WHotW).

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Pritzker’s favorite recruiting posters

The Pritzker Library is celebrating its 10th anniversary by sending along its 10 favorite recruiting posters. Here they are: Chicago's Pritzker Military Library is a ...

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Afghanistan’s untold success story

Managing Afghanistan's nascent industrial base will be critical as the nation attempts to build a modern economy that is increasingly less dependent on foreign aid. ...

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The batsman

This project was made possible by support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.  Name: Dost Mohammad Age: 24 Ethnicity: Pashtun Province: Parwan When not ...

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Pakistan’s (almost) Nobel laureate

On Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, passing over a remarkable top contender: Malala Yousafzai, ...

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The squatter

This project was made possible by support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.  Name: Wakil Abdul Rahim Age: 65 Ethnicity: Tajik Province: Panjshir The ...

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The migrant

This project was made possible by support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Name: Narges Age: 26 Ethnicity: Tajik Province: Herat Narges, who asked ...

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The eleventh day of September

On the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the ongoing Syrian crisis dominated international headlines. Even in the United States, fewer anniversary memorial events ...

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RF’s War Dog of the Week: Guest lions

Rebecca F. is busy this week, but sends along this neat Nat Geo presentation on lions.

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Salvaging Jinnah’s Pakistan

When I catch myself wondering about Pakistan's future, I am reminded of an old man I saw standing on the side of Mall Road in ...

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The 1 Percent Solution

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