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Cost of Afghan War for US Soldiers and Veterans

7057 Soldiers killed in post-9/11 Wars30177 Suicides among US service Members & Veterans of post-9/11 Wars
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Analysis: How Afghan War Showed Limits of US Military Power

By : Robert Burns , AP WASHINGTON (AP) — It took only two months for U.S. invaders to topple the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001, a seemingly tidy success against a government that had given refuge to 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden. Twenty…
India not closing missions in Afghanistan, says MEA as Taliban expands footprint
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India Not Closing Missions in Afghanistan, as Taliban Expands Footprint

India on Tuesday dismissed speculation about the closure of its embassy and two consulates in Afghanistan even as Afghan envoy Farid Mamundzay briefed foreign secretary Harsh Shringla on the fragile security situation in the troubled country.…
U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan
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U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is more than 90% complete, Pentagon says

The U.S. military has withdrawn more than 90% of its troops and equipment from Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. The update comes about two months ahead of the deadline President Joe Biden had set earlier this year. The United States…
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Afghanistan: Thousands flee fighting between government, Taliban

About 5,000 Afghan families have fled their homes in the northern city of Kunduz after days of fighting between Taliban fighters and government forces, officials said on Saturday, as the deadline looms for US-led troops to withdraw. Heavy fighting…
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Afghan Government Could Collapse Six Months after U.S. Withdrawal, New Intelligence Assessment Says

The U.S. intelligence community concluded last week that the government of Afghanistan could collapse as soon as six months after the American military withdrawal from the country is completed, according to officials with knowledge of the new…
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50 of Afghanistan’s 370 Districts Have Fallen to Taliban since May: UN Envoy

Fifty of Afghanistan's 370 districts have fallen to Taliban militants since May, according to the UN's special envoy on Afghanistan Deborah Lyons, as the United States continues its military withdrawal from the country. "The Taliban recent…
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Biden to meet with Afghan President Ghani as violence surges amid U.S. withdrawal

U.S. President Joe Biden will meet at the White House with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah on Friday to discuss U.S. troop withdrawal amid a surge…
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Afghanistan Fighting Helmand Cuts Access Lifesaving Medical Care

On May 3, intense fighting broke out around Lashkar Gah, in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, which has long been plagued by conflict. The city’s main trauma hospital focused on the most critically wounded patients, while others were referred…
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HoA condemns rise in violence in Afghanistan

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], March 31 (ANI): A key conference on Afghanistan has called for concerted regional and international cooperation to ensure the dismantling of terrorist sanctuaries and disrupting all financial, tactical, logistical or…