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Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/24/14 Wed. (8 days to go)

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8 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan, and their last Christmas Eve there today.

Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Future looks bleak for Afghanistan as US troops leave:

http://hotair.com/archives/2014/12/23/a-dark-future-for-afghanistan-grows-more-likely-as-u-s-forces-withdraw/

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December 24, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/23/14 Tue. (9 days to go)

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9 days to go for US troops as they spend their last Christmas in Afghanistan.

Links from around the GWOT:

1.) US troops spend their last Christmas in Afghanistan:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/12/23/afghanistan-liberia-troops-christmas/20580809/

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December 23, 2014 at 9:38 pm

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Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/22/14 Mon. (10 days to go)

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Ten days to go for US troops in Afghanistan. As US troops leave, more stories are coming out, such as the one at link #1. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) “Lawrence of Afghanistan”: Story of the downward spiral of a Marine officer in Afghanistan. Link:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/investigative-unit-2014-lawrence-afghanistan/story?id=27764059

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December 22, 2014 at 11:01 pm

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/21/14 Sun. (11 days to go)

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11 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, another death from the French cultural center attack in Afghanistan. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) another death from attack at French cultural center in Afghanistan:

http://www.arabnews.com/world/news/677856

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December 21, 2014 at 9:10 pm

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/20/14 Sat. (12 days to go)

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12 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan. The days wind down until 31 December 2014 when the US combat mission in Afghanistan ends. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) 4 Gitmo detainees returned to Afghanistan, 132 remain in the prison this story says. Link:

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/12/20/obama-administration-sends-4-afghans-back-home-from-guantanamo/

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December 20, 2014 at 7:39 pm

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/19/13 Fri. (13 days to go)

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13 days to go as US troops end their involvement in Afghanistan, and fallout from the many years there continues. In the news today are reports and questions about the possible desertion of US Army soldier Bowe Bergdahl and the delay in releasing the investigative report results. Links from around the GWOT:

1.). When will the results from the Bowe Berghdal investigation be released?

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/bowe-bergdahl-released/bowe-bergdahl-investigation-concludes-charges-possible-n271931

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December 19, 2014 at 11:00 pm

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/18/14 Thurs. (14 days to go)

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14 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan and the fight against corruption goes on.

Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Discussion about corruption fight in Afghanistan:

http://www.npr.org/2014/12/18/371597778/fight-against-corruption-in-afghanistan-press-on

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December 18, 2014 at 7:31 pm

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