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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
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Topic - Kabul International Airport
,(Pashto: دکابل نړیوال هوایی ډګر), (Persian: میدان بین المللی کابل ), also known as Khwaja Rawash Airport, is located 16 kilometers (9 miles) from the city center of Kabul, Afghanistan. - Source: Wikipedia
"In together, out together," Hungarian Defense Minister Csaba Hende explained when asked how long his country's combat troops would stay in Afghanistan after U.S. forces leave next year.
President Obama will decide shortly how many U.S. troops he wants to keep in Afghanistan after the U.S.-led coalition mission ends in December 2014, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Wednesday as he opened two days of consultations with top U.S. commanders and Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
U.S. efforts to stop money laundering in Afghanistan are failing, according to a new report by the special inspector general for U.S. reconstruction in Afghanistan.
A Russian-designed Ilyushin-76 cargo plane chartered by the U.S. military crashed into a mountaintop in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, as fears rose for the fate of its nine-member crew.