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Salem-News.com (Mar-15-2014 17:37)
``The So-Called Hearing/Investigation of Extortion 17``Monica White for Salem-News.com
"Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood". John Adams
After 2+1/2 long years, the families of 22 SEAL TEAM members, 8 Army Special Ops and National Guard soldiers and 1 loyal dog, finally got the congressional hearing they had been pleading for.
Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2014 12:37)
Friday March 28, 2014 Will be POW Sgt. Bowe R. Bergdahl`s Twenty Eighth BirthdayPatrick J. Hughes for Salem-News.com
Never forget America's POW held by Taliban militants.
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Friday March 28, 2014 will be POW Sgt. Bowe R. Bergdahl's twenty eighth birthday. This will be his Fifth UN-Happy Birthday away from his family and friends.
Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2014 12:28)
US Commander Urges Patience With AfghanistanArticle by Michael Bowman
Committee chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.), said Americans are largely unaware of the coalition accomplishments in Afghanistan that would be squandered by a hasty withdrawal.
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The commander of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan says maintaining a residual military presence in the country is desirable and feasible even if Kabul continues to delay signing a bilateral security agreement with the United States.
Salem-News.com (Mar-11-2014 01:19)
Humanitarian Work Continues for Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award Winner Zahra MahmoodiSalem-News.com
Mahmoodi honored for Spirituality by bridging cultural divide through sports
Zahra Mahmoodi of Afghanistan recently was honored with the Spirituality Award at the 2013 Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards in Louisville, KY, USA for her work toward gender equality in her home country.
Salem-News.com (Mar-10-2014 02:07)
Congressman Brady Asks Hagel Why SEAL Team Questions Remain UnansweredTim King Salem-News.com
What really happened to US Navy SEAL Team 6? Families of the Navy SEAL Team credited with the capture and killing of bin Laden: questions about their son's deaths and the treatment of their remains... still unanswered.
One of the most bizarre and unprecedented events in modern U.S. military history, one that is extremely personal to the families of Navy SEAL Team 6, is unfolding mostly outside the view of the American public.
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.