March 9, 2014
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Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2014 12:53)
Afghan Presidential Candidates Debate Foreign PolicyArticle by Sonil Haidari
With only a month left before Presidential elections, U.S. diplomats have signaled a willingness to finalize the BSA with a new administration in Kabul once Karzai steps down. Nearly all of the 11 candidates have expressed support for the deal.
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Three of the 11 presidential candidates participated in the third televised TOLOnews debate on Tuesday night, exchanging views on foreign policy ahead of the April vote.
Salem-News.com (Mar-03-2014 17:55)
Afghans See More Battles Between Gov`t Forces, Taliban in FebruarySalem-News.com
The restless Taliban outfit has carried out series of attacks since early February and the deadliest one took place in the eastern Kunar province on Feb. 23.
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The conflict-ridden Afghanistan has witnessed a rise in Taliban-linked activities and government forces operations to dislodge militants from their hideouts.
Salem-News.com (Feb-28-2014 12:48)
Kerry, Rasmussen Expect Afghan Security Pact After Karzai LeavesSalem-News.com
The election is set for April 5.
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John Kerry says the next president of Afghanistan will sign the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) that will provide for U.S. soldiers to remain in the country after this year.
Salem-News.com (Feb-17-2014 23:45)
Karzai Says U.S. Must Respect Kabul`s SovereigntySalem-News.com
Observers say the Afghan government hopes that the releases can help revive peace talks with the Taliban, who were ousted from power in 2001.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai says the release of prisoners by Afghan authorities considered by the United States to pose a security threat was "of no concern" to Washington.
Salem-News.com (Feb-10-2014 15:33)
Lamar Advertising and POW Sgt. Bowe R. BergdahlPatrick J. Hughes for Salem-News.com
Lamar Advertising helps spread word about American POW.
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About two weeks ago I had called Lamar Advertising in York, PA and spoke with Thomas A. Loper, knowing that some other Lamar sales offices throughout the US have been generous enough to donate digital sign board space to help promote the fact that we have a live POW out their that most Americans don't know about.
Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2014 11:36)
Taliban Responsible for 90 Percent of All Civilian Casualties, ISAFArticle by Ghanizada Khaama Press
ISAF vows to work closely with their Afghan counterpart and take all actions necessary to reduce the civilian casualties.
The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said Saturday that the Taliban militants group is responsible for nearly 90 percent of all civilian casualties in Afghanistan.
Salem-News.com (Feb-09-2014 11:31)
Afghanistan Continues to Be Hub of Poppy CultivationKokab Farshori VOA News
"Drugs in Afghanistan are not only a problem for our country. They are a problem for the whole world" - Afghanistan’s Deputy Minister for Counter-Narcotics Mohammad Ibrahim Azhar
A recent U.S. government report notes that more Afghan land is under poppy cultivation today than it was under the Taliban in 2002.
Salem-News.com (Feb-06-2014 22:19)
Media Isn`t Being Honest About Obama`s DemandsRod Driver Salem-News.com
Why not tell us the truth about the SOFA (Status of Forces Agreement) which Barack Obama demands and Hamid Karzai has declined to sign?
Why is it so hard for our news media to tell the truth?
Salem-News.com (Jan-28-2014 23:26)
Order Readies 37 of Bagram 88 for Release, U.S. OutragedSalem-News.com
U.S. officials say 17 of the 37 released prisoners are linked to the production of IEDs and the killing of 11 Afghan soldiers.
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The U.S. government has condemned an ordered release of the first wave of 88 prisoners from Bagram prison, saying that more than 40 percent of the prisoners who are set to go were involved in direct attacks against U.S. and Afghan forces.
Salem-News.com (Jan-21-2014 21:54)
An Open Letter to Soldiers with `Mental Health` IssuesRobert J. Burrowes Salem-News.com
You stand at the fork of two paths...
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Are you a soldier or veteran who is supposed to have a 'mental health' issue such as anxiety, depression, schizophrenia or PTSD? If you are, then I have some suggestions for you to consider.
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