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Judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, have rejected a request by the court's prosecutor to open an investigation into war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan and alleged crimes by U.S. forces linked to the conflict. Mike Corder/AP hide caption

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Afghan Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum arrives in Kabul in 2018. Dostum survived a second attempt on his life in under a year on Saturday afternoon. Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indian protesters in Mumbai burn posters of Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan during a demonstration against the Feb. 14 attack that killed more than 40 Indian policemen in the Kashmir region. Rajanish Kakade/AP hide caption

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Pakistan's Long Support For Militants Puts The Country In A Bind

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Mario Puzo is the author of The Godfather. David F. Smith /AP hide caption

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Opinion: How 'The Godfather' Sparked Imagination In Afghanistan

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"What makes me hopeful about women's rights in Afghanistan is that women themselves, they have their own voice," Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S., tells NPR. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Artificial flowers decorate barbed wire fence as Soviet army troops stop in Kabul, Afghanistan, in May 1988. The Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in December 1979 to shore up the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul. Douglas E. Curran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Russians Today Take Pride In Afghan War That Foretold Soviet Demise

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In this file photo, U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., stands in front of photos of fallen soldiers along a hallway leading to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Jones, a once-fervent supporter of the 2003 invasion of Iraq who later became an equally outspoken Republican critic of the war, died Sunday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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In remarks at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Friday, Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said a "long agenda" of issues need to be resolved before a peace deal can be finalized. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led the effort to advance an amendment that supports keeping U.S. troops in Syria and Afghanistan to fight ISIS and al-Qaida. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Republicans Rebuke President On Syria And Afghanistan Policy

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