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U.S., Afghan Troops Leave Combat Outpost After Deadly Clash

September 29, 2018
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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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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 — 16 hours ago)
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KUNDUZ, Afghanistan, July 8 — Investigators have found evidence that a deadly suicide bombing attack against the Indian Embassy in Kabul this week was planned with the help of a foreign intelligence agency, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s president said Tuesday.

(Washington Post — 2 August, 2008)
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KABUL, June 26 — Pakistan on Thursday sharply denied that its powerful intelligence agency was behind an attempt to assassinate Afghan President Hamid Karzai in April, saying the accusations by Afghan officials were politically motivated.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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At least four Americans were among those killed by what the Taliban claimed was a remote-controlled bomb. (New York Times — 2 August, 2008)
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KABUL, Aug. 1 — Roadside bombs killed five NATO soldiers and a civilian in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, while a coalition of aid groups warned that violence is spreading to once-stable regions and forcing the organizations to scale back humanitarian work.

(Washington Post — 2 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 — 16 hours ago)
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KABUL, July 19 — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama got his first look at deteriorating conditions in war-torn Afghanistan on Saturday, meeting with U.S. military commanders and local officials and touring part of the country by helicopter on the first day of a highly anticipated vis…

(Washington Post — 16 hours ago)
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KABUL, July 7 — At least 40 people were killed and 141 injured Monday in a powerful suicide blast near the Indian Embassy in Afghanistan’s capital, Afghan officials said.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain shifted their foreign policy focus yesterday from the future of U.S. military involvement in Iraq to the deteriorating war in Afghanistan, with both White House hopefuls pledging thousands of additional troops and a large-scale infusion of aid for the Afghan…

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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With U.S. troops at record levels and the violent threat from the Taliban expanding, the conflict in Afghanistan is roaring back into public view. (New York Times — 8 hours ago)
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An apparent U.S. missile strike on a compound in northwestern Pakistan killed six people early yesterday, including a man believed to be a top al-Qaeda operative and key figure in the terrorist group’s production of chemical weapons and conventional explosives, U.S. and Pakistani sources said.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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