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Musharraf calls for end to Pakistan and India ‘proxies’ in Afghanistan | World news | The Guardian

Pervez Musharraf, the former Pakistani military ruler accused of sheltering and supporting the Taliban after 2001, has called for an end to the backing of militant “proxies” in Afghanistan. In an interview with the Guardian, Musharraf admitted that when he … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda group’s gains in #Syria undermine U.S. strategy – The Washington Post #RecallAfghanistan1980S

Still wondering who the Syrian “rebels” are and what their chances of take over from JAN, Al-Qaeda or ISIS really are…. And if do they gain power from Islamist groups with the support of CIA training, what guarantees are there … Continue reading

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The War Over U.S. War Crimes in #Afghanistan Is Heating Up

The International Criminal Court in The Hague is tiptoeing closer to a confrontation with the United States. The key issue is U.S. detention practices, and the alleged use of torture, in Afghanistan. A report just released by the office of … Continue reading

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BBC News – Kabul police chief quits amid rising militant violence

Kabul’s police chief has resigned, following a surge in attacks by Afghan militants on foreigners in the city over the past two weeks. General Zahir Zahir gave no reason for his resignation, his spokesman said. Three South Africans were killed … Continue reading

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Taliban Overrun an Afghan Army Base – NYTimes.com

By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN and ROD NORDLANDNOV. 29, 2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — Taliban fighters overran an Afghan National Army outpost in Helmand Province in the country’s south late Friday night and by Saturday morning had killed as many as 14 soldiers … Continue reading

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