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Analysis: How Afghan war showed limits of US military power
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Analysis: How Afghan war showed limits of US military power

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took only two months for U.S. invaders to topple the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001, a…
Analysis: Biden lost faith in the US mission in Afghanistan over a decade ago
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Analysis: Biden lost faith in the US mission in Afghanistan over a decade ago

WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s frustrations with Afghanistan boiled over more than a decade ago, and they…
Afghan pullout has US spies reorienting in terrorism fight
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Afghan pullout has US spies reorienting in terrorism fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The two-decade war in Afghanistan has given US spies a perch for keeping tabs on terrorist groups…
Hostage advocates concerned by US pullout from Afghanistan
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Hostage advocates concerned by US pullout from Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for Americans held hostage overseas are raising concerns that the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan will…
US pullout from Afghanistan half done, but questions remain
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US pullout from Afghanistan half done, but questions remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US withdrawal from Afghanistan is more than half done, and US officials say that while it…
EXPLAINER: Much about US pullout from Afghanistan is unclear
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EXPLAINER: Much about US pullout from Afghanistan is unclear

WASHINGTON (AP) — When he pulled the plug on the American war in Afghanistan, President Joe Biden said the reasons…
US commander says more work needed to counter small drones
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US commander says more work needed to counter small drones

BAGHDAD (AP) — A month after an explosives-laden drone targeted US forces at an Iraq base, the top American commander…
Drone attack on Iraqi base hosting US troops; no casualties
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Drone attack on Iraqi base hosting US troops; no casualties

BAGHDAD (AP) — In mid-April, a drone strike early on Saturday targeted a military base in Iraq that hosts US…
US troop pullout will leave behind an uncertain Afghanistan
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US troop pullout will leave behind an uncertain Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Biden administration’s surprise announcement of an unconditional troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by September 11 appears to…
Biden ready to announce US withdrawal, even as peace eludes Afghanistan
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Biden ready to announce US withdrawal, even as peace eludes Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s planned announcement on Wednesday of a complete US withdrawal from Afghanistan by September 11…
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