Archived Topic: Afghanistan Archived Topic: Afghanistan

Archived Topic: Afghanistan

Chapman, shown at the rank of senior airman, died in Afghanistan in 2002 during an operation to rescue a wounded Navy SEAL. Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs hide caption

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For 1st Time Since Vietnam, Airman Receives Miltary's Highest Honor

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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani addresses a news conference last month at the presidential palace in the capital, Kabul, where the government was hosting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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Correspondent Reflects On Nearly 17 Years Of War In Afghanistan In 'The Fighters'

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Afghan volunteers carry an injured woman on a stretcher to a hospital in Ghazni province on Sunday. The Taliban assault on the city of Ghazni has resulted in intense gun battles and hundreds of casualties. Mohammad Anwar Danishyar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. service members walk off a helicopter on the runway at Camp Bost in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on September 11, 2017. Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Questioned Over Blackout On War Zone Troop Numbers

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Lt. Gen. Austin S. "Scott" Miller, shown here in 2015, a 57-year-old West Point graduate, has spent much of his career with Special Operators, working in the shadows on battlefields that include Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan. He most recently was commander of the Joint Special Operations Command, which includes Delta Force and SEAL Team 6. Sgt. 1st Class Michael Noggle/U.S. Army hide caption

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Scholars from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia attended a conference on Friday to discuss stability in Afghanistan. Indonesian President Joko Widodo (center) shakes hands with Qibla Ayaz, chairman of Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology. Dita Alangkara/AP hide caption

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People walk past the World Bank's headquarters in Washington, D.C. A watchdog says that the World Bank is not adequately monitoring how funds intended for Afghanistan reconstruction are being used. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Barkatullah smiles and rests on a crutch and grips his walker during a physical therapy session at Emergency War and Trauma Hospital in Kabul. The 13-year-old lost his right arm and leg in an explosion. He practices standing on the walker 30 seconds at a time. Ivan Armando Flores for NPR hide caption

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Suicide Blast Kills Dozens At Voter Registration Center In Kabul

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An Afghan member of medical staff cleans a stretcher following a suicide bombing attack in Kabul on April 22, 2018. (Photo by WAKIL KOHSAR / AFP) (Photo credit should read WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images) WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A wounded resident receives treatment at a hospital after an Afghan airstrike in Kunduz on Tuesday. Bashir Khan Safi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tony Zimlich, a former military pilot, helps to train and manage a new generation of drone pilots. Alexi Horowitz-Ghazi/NPR hide caption

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From Cockpit To Controller: Former Pilot Finds A New Way To Fly

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