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How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan

How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan

How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan How One Looted Artifact Tells the Story of Modern Afghanistan Eskenazi told me that he abhorred the behavior of dealers like Medici, and that he had always done due diligence to ensure that the antiquities that he sold were not stolen. But he also felt that once objects were on …

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Three Women Working for a News Outlet Gunned Down in Afghanistan

Three Women Working for a News Outlet Gunned Down in Afghanistan

Three Women Working for a News Outlet Gunned Down in Afghanistan Three Women Working for a News Outlet Gunned Down in Afghanistan JALALABAD, Afghanistan — Three women who worked at a local news outlet were gunned down in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, according to local officials, adding to the bloody tally of Afghan media workers and journalists who have been …

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A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan

A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan

A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan The Taliban have recently issued orders to their fighters to stop foreign militants from entering their ranks. The orders, reported earlier by the Afghan channel ToloNews, are believed to be at least part of …

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Biden Faces Deadline on Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Biden Faces Deadline on Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Biden Faces Deadline on Withdrawal From Afghanistan Biden Faces Deadline on Withdrawal From Afghanistan WASHINGTON — The previous two presidents of the United States declared they wanted to pull all American troops out of Afghanistan, and they both decided in the end that they could not do it. Now President Biden is facing the same issue, with a deadline less …

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The Taliban Close In on Afghanistan, Pushing the Country to the Brink

The Taliban Close In on Afghan Cities, Pushing the Country to the Brink

The Taliban Close In on Afghanistan, Pushing the Country to the Brink The Taliban Close In on Afghanistan, Pushing the Country to the Brink Though Taliban tactics vary from region to region, the outcomes are usually the same: increased taxation on highways, plummeting morale among the Afghan security forces with dwindling U.S. support and growing fear among those living in …

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In Afghanistan, a Booming Kidney Trade Preys on the Poor

In Afghanistan, a Booming Kidney Trade Preys on the Poor

In Afghanistan, a Booming Kidney Trade Preys on the Poor In Afghanistan, a Booming Kidney Trade Preys on the Poor HERAT, Afghanistan — Amid the bustle of beggars and patients outside the crowded hospital here, there are sellers and buyers, casting wary eyes at one another: The poor, seeking cash for their vital organs, and the gravely ill or their …

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Violence May Delay U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Violence May Delay U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan

Violence May Delay U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan Violence May Delay U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — Both the Afghan government and its Taliban foes appear to be gearing up for a violent spring amid uncertainty over whether the Biden administration will meet a May 1 deadline for the withdrawal of all American troops from Afghanistan. On Thursday, …

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In Afghanistan, Follow the White High-Tops and You’ll Find the Taliban

In Afghanistan, Follow the White High-Tops and You’ll Find the Taliban

In Afghanistan, Follow the White High-Tops and You’ll Find the Taliban In Afghanistan, Follow the White High-Tops and You’ll Find the Taliban MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — The unassuming white leather high-top sneakers with green-and-yellow trim are a best seller for a roughly half-dozen shoe vendors in a sprawling bazaar in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. But they are not in demand …

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Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan

Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan

Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan Australian Military Moves to Dismiss Soldiers After Killings in Afghanistan MELBOURNE, Australia — One week after the release of a damning report that revealed Australian special forces had unlawfully killed helpless Afghan civilians and waged a campaign to cover up the slaughter, the military has begun proceedings to dismiss 13 …

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Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to order the U.S. military to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia by the time he leaves office in January, using the end …

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