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More U.S. Troops Will Accompany Afghan Forces To Fight Taliban

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How The U.S. Has Been Working To Disrupt The Opium Trade In Afghanistan

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Afghanistan's Chief Executive Is Hopefull For U.S. War Strategy

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Afghan policemen stand guard near an entrance gate at the Shamshad TV Network after gunmen who were reportedly disguised as policemen stormed the media outlet in Kabul on Tuesday. Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gun Violence: Comparing The U.S. With Other Countries

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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is escorted into the Ft. Bragg military courthouse for the sentencing proceedings on Thursday in Ft. Bragg, N.C. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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A Look At The State Of Diplomatic Efforts In Afghanistan

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is escorted into the Ft. Bragg military courthouse for his sentencing hearing on Monday in Ft. Bragg, N.C. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqi security forces advancing Thursday towards the town of Faysh Khabur, which is located on the Turkish and Syrian borders in the Iraqi Kurdish autonomous region. Ahmad al-Rubaye /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl — Eugene R. Fidell, left, and Army Lt. Col. Franklin D. Rosenblatt — leave the Ft. Bragg military courthouse on Thursday in Ft. Bragg, N.C. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images hide caption

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An Afghan amputee lifts weights at the International Committee of the Red Cross facility for war victims and the disabled in Mazar-i-Sharif. In September, a patient shot and killed a staffer, closing the center for a month and contributing to a decision to scale back operations in the country. Qais Usyan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Visiting Afghanistan And Iraq, Tillerson Goes To Pakistan And India

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Secretary Of State Tillerson Says There Are Moderate Voices Among The Taliban

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson steps off the plane as he arrives in Qatar after returning from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Monday. Tillerson paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan to meet with President Ashraf Ghani and other officials. Alex Brandon/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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News Brief: The White House Refocuses, Bergdahl's Sentencing Hearing

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Bergdahl Sentencing Hearing Begins Monday In Fort Bragg, N.C.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To 'Desertion' And 'Misbehavior Before The Enemy'

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In this image from video released by Taliban Media in December 2016, Caitlan Coleman talks in the video while her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle holds their two children. U.S. officials said Pakistan secured the release of Coleman of Stewartstown, Pa., and her husband, who were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and then were held by the Haqqani network. Taliban Media via AP hide caption

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Canadian Man Details Horrors Family Endured In Years Held By Haqqani Network

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U.S. Troops Train Afghan Soldiers In Troubled Helmand Province

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U.S. Army Gen. John Nicholson told the Senate Armed Services Committee in February that the war in Afghanistan was at a "stalemate." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Taliban Can't Win,' Says Commander Of U.S. Forces In Afghanistan

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