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Foreigners Targeted In Multiple Kabul Attacks

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Insurgent Bombing Strikes Afghan Volleyball Tournament

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Journalist James Foley was killed by the so-called Islamic State in August of this year. His mother, Diane Foley, says the U.S. government never reached out to tell her that her son was dead. Marko Drobnjakovic/AP hide caption

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Families Feel Sidelined As U.S. Reviews Hostage Policy

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An Afghan farmer collects raw opium as he works in a poppy field in Khogyani District of Nangarhar province in April 2013. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Afghanistan's Opium Harvest Sets New Record

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Afghan Police Suffer Uptick In Casualty Numbers

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Gen. John F. Campbell, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, speaks during a ceremony in Kabul on Aug. 26. Campbell is overseeing the U.S. drawdown in the country after 13 years of war. Massoud Hossaini/AP hide caption

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Afghanistan's Way Forward: A Talk With Gen. John Campbell, Decoded

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Four Americans injured in Iraq and Afghanistan visit Kabul as part of Operation Proper Exit, a program designed for wounded warriors. From left, they are Staff Sgt. Ben Dellinger, Capt. Casey Wolfe, Capt. John Urquhart (who is hidden) and Sgt. James "Eddie" Wright. Sean Carberry/NPR hide caption

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Wounded In Combat, U.S. Troops Go Back For A 'Proper Exit'

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U.S. Marines board a C-130 transport plane as they withdraw from Camp Leatherneck, their huge base in southern Afghanistan. This marked the biggest handover yet to the Afghan army, which is facing a tough fight with the Taliban in Helmand province and other parts of southern Afghanistan. Wakil Koshar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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With Marines Gone, Can The Afghan Army Hold Off The Taliban?

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U.K. armed forces and U.S. Marines have ended combat operations in Afghanistan. In a formal handover, British troops stood with peers from the U.S. Marine Corps and the Afghan National Security Forces as the Union Flag and Stars and Stripes were lowered for the last time at the Bastion-Leatherneck complex Sunday. Sergeant Obi Igbo, RLC/AP hide caption

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With New President, Economic Optimisim Returns To Afghanistan

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