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Germany to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

June 8, 2018
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BERLIN, June 24 — Germany pledged Tuesday to contribute up to 1,000 more troops to the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan, responding to months of pleas from the United States and other allies to bulk up its peacekeeping force.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, July 13 — Nine U.S. soldiers were killed in heavy fighting Sunday at a military base in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border, according to a Western official. The attack was the deadliest against U.S. forces in the country since 2005.

(Washington Post — 7 August, 2008)
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June was the deadliest month for U.S. troops in Afghanistan since the war there began in late 2001, as resilient and emboldened insurgents have stepped up attacks in an effort to gain control of the embattled country.

(Washington Post — 7 August, 2008)
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KABUL, Afghanistan, July 16 — After suffering significant setbacks in the fight against insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, U.S. and Afghan troops have pulled out of a combat outpost where nine American soldiers were killed in a pitched battle with Taliban fighters Sunday.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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KABUL, June 28 Hundreds of Pakistani military and police forces moved into the key northwestern city of Peshawar on Saturday to head off a possible attack by the Taliban and other Islamist insurgents, marking the first major military operation in Pakistan’s fractured border region since a new gov…

(Washington Post — 7 August, 2008)
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