Police Respond To Attack At American University Of Aghanistan In Kabul

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Afghan security forces rush to respond to an attack on the campus of American University of Kabul on Wednesday. "We are trying to assess the situation," President Mark English told The Associated Press. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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Afghan police train with their weapons in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, in July. Hundreds of U.S. troops are deployed to train and assist security forces in Helmand province, where the Taliban have recently made territorial gains. Abdul Khaliq/AP hide caption

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Afghan soldiers inspect a destroyed vehicle after an operation in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on July 26, the day the Pentagon says a drone strike killed the leader of the Islamic State in the region. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Attracts Tourists To Afghanistan?

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Micah Johnson, who authorities have identified as the shooter who killed five law enforcement officers in Dallas on July 7 during a protest over recent fatal police shootings of black men. AP hide caption

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Ameera, 6, walks with assistance at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. She is recovering from a gunshot wound sustained when she was caught in a firefight between U.S. and Afghan soldiers and Taliban insurgents. Senior Airman Robert Dantzler/U.S. Air Force hide caption

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Ameera, A 6-Year-Old Afghan, Prepares To Walk Out Of U.S. Military Hospital

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Kabul Bombing Leaves At Least 80 Dead

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An Afghan protester screams near the scene of a suicide attack that targeted crowds of minority Shiite Hazaras during a demonstration in Kabul on Saturday. Wakil Kohsar /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter, shown here at his Pentagon office in February, said the attempted coup in Turkey last week caught everyone by surprise. But he does not believe it will harm the battle against the Islamic State in Syria. The U.S. uses an air base in Turkey to launch strikes against ISIS. Ariel Zambelich / NPR hide caption

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Defense Secretary: Turkey's Turmoil Shouldn't Harm Battle Against ISIS

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With Administrative Corruption In Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Presence Won't 'Make Any Difference'

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Family, Friends To Honor NPR Photographer David Gilkey

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U.S. Should Keep Its Presence In Iraq, Afghanistan, Retired Gen. Dempsey Says

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Obama Slows Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan Again

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