Pakistani boys in Lahore joined in a protest Sunday about the NATO attacks that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.
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November 28, 2011 The NATO air strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers over the weekend could "rupture" already frayed relations between the U.S. and Pakistan.
Lance Cpl. Jake Romo does physical therapy at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, Calif. He lost both legs in an explosion in Sangin, Afghanistan, in February 2011, while serving with the 3/5 Marines.
November 22, 2011 John Catherwood from Laramie, Wyoming called in to Talk of the Nation. He thanked Marine Jake Romo for his service, then remembered his nephew, Lance Corporal Alec Catherwood, who was one of the Darkhorse Marines killed.
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On the Afghan side of the border with Pakistan, a U.S. soldier stood guard last month as a boy walked by in Nangarhar province.
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November 4, 2011 Pakistani officials are so worried about the U.S. trying to neutralize its nuclear weapons that they sometimes move them around the country in relatively lightly protected trucks and vans, The Atlantic and National Journal report.
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November 3, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, helping criminals stay out of jail, and Occupy Wall Street protests adapt in Oakland. In the second hour, the best American sports writing for 2011, and the way forward in Afghanistan.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks in Islamabad Friday, as Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar looks on. Clinton urged Pakistan to act swiftly to dislodge the militant Haqqani network.
October 21, 2011 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, in Pakistan to urge the country's leadership to eliminate safe havens for terrorists, says that U.S. officials met with the Haqqani network this summer. She did not say who the participants were, or what was discussed.
June, 2011: U.S. Marines patrol with Afghan forces through a harvested poppy field in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
October 11, 2011 The seemingly intractable nature of the problems plaguing Afghanistan are being underscored yet again with two new reports from the United Nations.
Oct. 7, 2001: President George W. Bush poses for a photo in the Treaty Room of the White House after announcing airstrikes on on Afghanistan.
October 7, 2011 "Today we focus on Afghanistan, but the battle is broader," the president said. And he added that "we will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter; and we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail."
September 26, 2011 The day's news includes word that two people, one of them an American, were killed at a CIA station in Kabul.
September 20, 2011 Burhanuddin Rabbani was most recently chairman of Afghanistan's High Peace Council.
President Obama presents the Medal of Honor to Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer.
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September 15, 2011 "For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty," U.S. Marine Dakota Meyer was just presented with the nation's highest honor for valor on the battlefield.
September 15, 2011 At a time when pessimism abounds — about the economy, about the state of American politics, about Afghanistan, along comes the story of U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Dakota Meyer to remind us that our better angels can be found even at the worst moments.
Afghan Security personnel stand above the body of one attacker, on the 10th floor of the building in Kabul from which RPGs and other weapons were fired.
September 14, 2011 "This was clearly the site of a huge fight," NPR's Renee Montagne reported from the scene. And the under-construction building offered a clear line of sight to the U.S. embassy. No Americans were injured during the attack.
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September 13, 2011 The U.S. embassy is among the buildings under attack this morning. An embassy spokesman says the staff has taken shelter.
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September 11, 2011 One of those killed was a 3-year-old girl. The Taliban claimed responsibility.
September 9, 2011 Countless military personnel return from war each year with invisible wounds like post-traumatic stress disorder. A program in Colorado Springs is helping those individuals reintegrate into civilian life.
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