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Deal To Hand Over Prison To Afghans Is Key To Transition, U.S. General Says

Afghan and American officials today signed an agreement that will turn over control of the main U.S. detention center in that country to the Afghan government.
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Memorial For Iraq And Afghanistan Vets In The Works

Plans are in the works to honor veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan with a tribute on the National Mall.

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Two More Americans Killed In Afghanistan

It isn't known yet whether the murders were in response to the burning of Qurans by international forces. But they follow a wave of anti-American protests and four other killings of U.S. personnel.
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In Mock Village, A New Afghan Mission Takes Shape

U.S. forces intend to stay in Afghanistan through 2014. But they are preparing to launch a new approach that would put Afghan troops in the lead when it comes to fighting the Taliban. These American advisers are currently being trained at an Army base in Louisiana.
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Quran Burnings Complicate U.S. Role In Afghanistan

After U.S. military officers in Afghanistan accidentally burned Qurans while disposing of other Islamic texts, two American military officers were killed and protests broke out throughout the country. The violent responses have raised concerns about the U.S. strategy.
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After Quran Burnings, U.S. To Review Afghan Mission

The deadly violence in Afghanistan over the burning of Qurans by the U.S. military has brought the American-led NATO mission to a crossroads. Among the dead have been four Americans — two of them by an Afghan policeman inside a supposedly highly secure government ministry building. The U.S. pulled all its advisers from those ministries.

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