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Taliban, Opium in Afghanistan Difficult to Contain

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Iraqi Family Settles Into New Life in Atlanta

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Week in Review: Congress, CIA, Election 2008

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Baghdad Shoppers Venture Out, Even After Dark

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Iraq War Claims Hundreds of U.S. Troops

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U.S. Troop Surge Quells Violence in Iraq

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Effort Builds to Help 'Forgotten' Troops with PTSD

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House Expected to Approve War Funding

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Divorce is Hidden Cost of Iraq War, Couple Says

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Iraq's Sadr City Not Helped by U.S. Troop Surge

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Iraqis See U.S. Contractors, Troops the Same

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Iraqi Children's Week Passes Unmarked for Many

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British Military to Relinquish Basra to Iraqi Troops

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Iraqi Refugees Attempt to Return to Native Land

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Some Iraqi Refugees in Syria Go Home

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