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Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 12/15/14 Mon. (17 days to go)

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17 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan as NATO ends its ISAF mission by December 31, 2014.

As the US combat role ends, the US tax dollars flowing to Afghanistan seems to be on track to continue. time for US troops and US tax money to come home. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) More fallout from the US war in Afghanistan:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a3479896-8057-11e4-872b-00144feabdc0.html#slide0

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December 15, 2014 at 1:14 pm

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

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20 days to go as US troops wind down their time in Afghanistan on December 31,2014. The link at #1 features photos of US troops winding down the Afghanistan mission. Inks from around the GWOT:

1.) Photos of US troops leaving Afghanistan:

http://www.businessinsider.com/incredible-images-of-the-end-of-afghan-war-2014-12

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December 12, 2014 at 9:59 pm

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

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21 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan, and as of Monday as the story at link #1 states, their combat mission has ended.

Links from around the GWOT:

1.) As of Monday, US combat mission in Afghanistan ends. Link:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-deteriorating-afghanistan-needs-a-revised-timetable-on-troops/2014/12/10/25eb0d96-7fd1-11e4-81fd-8c4814dfa9d7_story.html

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December 11, 2014 at 5:27 pm

Afghanistan Today, the GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) (104 days to go) 9-19-14-Fri.

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104 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan. Keep them in your thoughts and prayers as they spend another fall weekend in this dangerous country. At least it is their last fall in Afghanistan.

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September 19, 2014 at 10:10 pm

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (the Afghanistan Scandal?) 9/11/14 Th. (112 days to go)

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13th anniversary of the 9/11/01 attacks. God bless our troops and military.

Now while the US leaves Afghanistan in 112 days, more wars are brewing, as evidenced by a war speech by the Commander-in-Chief On
Ba a last night. Now it looks like the US is leaving Afghanistan, but going back to Iraq, and into Syria.

Links from around the GWOT:

http://www.vcreporter.com/cms/story/detail/back_again/12289/

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) 9/9/4 Tue. (114 days to go)

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114 days to go for US troops in Afghanistan as they complete retrograde operations, packing equipment and closing bases as the troops in the story at link #1.

Links from around the GWOT:

1.) US troops home after retrograde mission in Afghanistan:

http://www.hibbingmn.com/news/local/soldiers-scheduled-to-return/article_1b5e5272-37c7-11e4-be6c-001a4bcf887a.html?mode=jqm

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September 9, 2014 at 12:04 pm

Afghanistan Today, a GWOT Hotspot (The Afghanistan Scandal?) Sun. 9/7/14 (116 days to go)

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Pray for American troops in Afghanistan this Sunday as they complete retrograde operations and leave that country by 31 December 2014. In an incident this last week, a plane leaving Afghanistan, carrying out Americans and apparently some Canadians as reported in the press, made a forced landing in Iran. As the story at link #1 indicates, and as reported on major TV news outlets, the plane was allowed to leave Iran with its passengers. Links from around the GWOT:

1.) Plane leaving Afghanistan is forced to make landing in Iran. The plane and its passengers was later allowed to leave. Link:

http://www.iranfocus.com/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=29855:chartered-commercial-jet-carrying-americans-makes-unplanned-landing-in-iran&catid=4:iran-general&Itemid=109