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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Officials Work To Fix Private Contractor Dilemma In Afghanistan

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates To Retire In 2011

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Even Safe Areas Of Afghanistan Are Dangerous

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U.S. Military Uses Local Projects To Win Over Afghans

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Army Report Finds Rising Suicide Rate Among Troops

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Iraq, Afghanistan News Examined

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'Warrior Monk' General Up For Central Command Post

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