A U.S. contractor looks away from a dust cloud whipped up by a helicopter departing over the gatepost at Combat Outpost Terra Nova in Kandahar, Afghanistan. A recent government report states that billions of dollars are being spent on reconstruction in Afghanistan, but the money is not being tracked. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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U.S. Spending In Afghanistan Often Unaccounted For

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Court: Military May Keep Gay Policy For Now

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CIA Report: No Disciplinary Action In Afghan Attack

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Judge Could Deny Request On 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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Gay Troops Sit Tight While Courts Debate 'Don't Ask'

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Judge Rules Military Must Stop 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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Former service member Anthony Woods (left) listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Since his discharge from the U.S. Army, Woods ran for Congress in California, and now he collaborates with groups trying to repeal the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy that bans gays and lesbians from serving openly. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Coming Out From Life Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

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Smoke rises after NATO aircraft conduct an airstrike near the Arghandab River, south of Senjeray village, in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, where U.S. commanders had identified as insurgent positions, Sept. 11, 2010. As the U.S. cracks down on insurgents in Afghanistan, survivors flee to safe havens across the border in Pakistan. Now, the U.S. is ramping up strikes on Pakistan's lawless border region. Todd Pittman/AP hide caption

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U.S. Airstrikes Target Afghan Insurgents' Safe Havens

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Monitoring For 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Injunction

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Northwest Pakistan Sees Surge Of Drone Strikes

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Afghan Expatriates Weigh A Return Home

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U.S. Army 1s Lt. Blair Downey patrols with Afghan army soldiers in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, last month. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Can Iraq Lessons Learned Work In Afghanistan?

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An Afghan policeman holds his weapon close during a joint patrol with U.S. soldiers on the outskirts of Kandahar city. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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In Afghanistan, Buying Friends Doesn't Buy Loyalty

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Years After Taliban, Afghan Women Fare A Little Better

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Reporter's Notebook: Waiting Around In Afghanistan

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