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  • U.S. soldiers and service members with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) attend a religious ceremony on Christmas Eve at Bagram military base in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday Dec. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

    No Americans injured in Christmas Day embassy attack in Kabul

    No Americans were hurt when two rounds of indirect fire hit the U.S. Embassy in Kabul on Christmas morning, an embassy official said.

  • Army 1st Lt. Christian Gehrels relies on his interpreter to communicate with Afghans. After Lt. Gehrels and other U.S. troops are gone by the end of next year, Afghans assisting the coalition will be left with little protection. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: Abandoning friends

    As U.S. military operations in Afghanistan wind down, the Obama administration must take care not to leave friends in the lurch.

  • Losing an ally: Mullah Bas Mohammad tells Army Lt. Ross Weinshanker that government authorities rarely visit his village of Charbagh, which relies on NATO troops for security and diplomacy. (Associated Press)

    Tied up for years in U.S. red tape, Afghan aides are Taliban targets

    Thousands of Afghan interpreters whose visa applications are stuck in bureaucratic backlogs at the State Department are terrified that they will be Taliban targets when most U.S. troops withdraw from Afghanistan next year.

  • ** FILE ** During a training session at Camp Morehead on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, in March 2011, Afghan National Special Force soldiers stand on tanks that were destroyed in the Soviet occupation and civil war. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)

    Afghan government slams Taliban spring offensive

    The Afghan government on Monday condemned the recent Taliban announcement of the start of their annual "spring offensive," calling it cowardly and un-Islamic and saying the country's forces would thwart any attacks.

  • Illustration: Terrorist by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    SHELTON: Ending hypocrisy of terrorist designation

    As two current high-profile cases demonstrate, the U.S. government's practice of listing "foreign terrorist organizations" (FTOs) has become an increasingly dangerous and hollow political exercise rather than a sober assessment of the real threats to America.

  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen speaks to reporters at a news conference in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011. (AP Photo File/Maya Alleruzzo)

    Mullen: Pakistani spy agency assisting terrorists

    Pakistan's intelligence agency helped terrorists plan and conduct an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, last week, Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Thursday.

  • Employees run through a burning supermarket in central Kabul, Afghanistan, that was rocked by an explosion Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. A suicide bomber killed eight people, including five foreigners, inside the store. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

    8 die in Kabul supermarket blast

    A suicide bomber killed eight people, including five foreigners, inside a high-end grocery store on Friday in the heart of a heavily guarded district that's home to many diplomats and Westerners.

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