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Three migrants from Afghanistan walk along the A3 highway shortly after they crossed into Germany on August 30, 2015, near Neuhaus am Inn, Germany. Police detained them shortly after and took them to a registration center for asylum seekers. Germany has welcomed many refugees — but now is discouraging Afghans who are seeking better economic prospects. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Struggling To Absorb Asylum-Seekers, Germany Steps Up Deportations

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U.S. Launches Airstrikes In Support Of Afghan Operation In Sangin

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl leaves a military courthouse Tuesday in Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl was arraigned on charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost in Afghanistan in 2009. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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After 40 Years Of Service, Gen. John Kelly To Retire Next Month

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NPR's Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama at the White House. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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Obama Makes 'No Apologies' For Fighting ISIS Within 'American Values'

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Two young Afghan women, Shopirai Otmonkhel and Zahra Karimi Nooristani, hold the Afghan flag on an unnamed peak in Panjshir. They were among 13 Afghan girls and young women who took part in a 16-day climbing expedition in northeast Afghanistan. Courtesy of Emilie Drinkwater/Ascend hide caption

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Senior Airman Frances Gavalis tosses unserviceable uniform items into a burn pit at Balad Air Base, Iraq in 2008. The military destroyed uniforms, equipment and other materials in huge burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. Some veterans say those pits are responsible for respiratory problems they are now experiencing. Senior Airman Julianne Showalter/USAF hide caption

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Veterans Say 'Burn Pits' Created Toxic Clouds That Made Them Sick

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Afghan Female Climbing Team Faced Daunting Obstacles Besides The Mountain

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Afghan Activist Blames Taliban Sympathizers For The Attempt On His Life

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Afghan Forces Battle Taliban In Daylong Attack That Killed Dozens

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At Least 46 Dead After Taliban Attack Airport In Southern Afghanistan

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Afghan-American translator Waheed Kazenpoor translates for U.S. forces as they speak with a local during a Afghan-U.S. patrol in an area frequented by Taliban militants in southern Afghanistan on Sept. 28, 2009. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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In Refugee-Resettlement Debate, Former Marine Wants To Put Translators First

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