Administration Examines Afghan War Strategy
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U.S.' Afghan Presence As Long As Soviet's Campaign
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Afghanistan's Election Commission Chairman Fazel Ahmad Manawi, shown during a news conference earlier this year, told reporters this week that the election had "shortcomings," but called it "a great success for the people of Afghanistan." Musadeq Sadeq/AP hide caption

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Afghan Election Results Stir Up New Controversy
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) meets his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai on Aug. 18 during a summit near Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi. Medvedev hosted the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan for talks on joint efforts to stabilize the region. Dmitry Astakhov/AP hide caption

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Call To Help NATO In Afghanistan Rattles Russians
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In Kandahar, Girls Show Grit Behind Guarded Walls
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Did Afghan Officials Meet With Taliban Imposter?
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Protesters: Afghan War Is A Drain On Europe
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Obama Returns Touting NATO Successes
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Target (right) and Rufus became heroes when they kept a suicide bomber from taking lives in Afghanistan. A third dog, Sasha, was killed in that attack. Johnny Crawford/Atlanta Journal & Constitution/AP hide caption

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A Tragedy That Shouldn't Happen To A Hero Dog
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In Kabul, NATO's Words Heard From A Distance
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NATO Opens With Good News For Obama
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NATO: Afghans Must Be Masters Of Their Own House
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U.S. Army paratroopers patrol a busy market street in downtown Herat in northwest Afghanistan in June. In the past year, insurgent attacks and crime have spiked in this part of the country, which previously had been relatively calm. It's believed that U.S.-led operations in neighboring provinces are driving insurgents north, to Herat. Chris Hondros/Getty Images AsiaPac hide caption

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Even In Calm Corner Of Afghanistan, Future Is Murky
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