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Taliban's 'Summer Offensive' Heats Up In Afghanistan

When the temperature rises in Afghanistan, so does the insurgency. Every summer the Taliban's tactics, targets and intensity are a little different. This year, IEDs are in season, attacks are up, and Afghan forces are suffering more casualties.
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Old Mines Bring New Casualties In Afghanistan

Hundreds of Afghans, mostly children, are killed or injured each year from old mines and unexploded ammunition in unmarked areas. Many Afghans aren't aware of the danger until they're victims.
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After Troops Leave, What Happens To Afghanistan?

New Yorker reporter Dexter Filkins just returned from his latest reporting trip to Afghanistan. "The United States is leaving: mission not accomplished," he writes.

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