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Anonymous donor helps Gold Star family

Added: 16.02.2019 0:13 | 2 views | 0 comments

Eric Emond was killed in Afghanistan in November, leaving behind his wife, Allie, and three young daughters. Thanks to an anonymous donor that made a huge contribution, and other donations that continue to pour in, Allie's mortgage will now be paid off. "CBS Evening News" anchor Jeff Glor has the important update.

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Exclusive: U.S. may trim over 1,000 troops from Afghanistan in belt-tightening - general

Added: 15.02.2019 22:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

Even before any peace push-related drawdowns, the U.S. military is expected to trim troop levels in Afghanistan as part of an efficiency drive by the new commander, a U.S. general told Reuters on Friday, estimating the cuts may exceed 1,000 forces.

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U.S. reduces troop numbers in Afghanistan

Added: 15.02.2019 22:02 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. military has reduced the number of troops in Afghanistan from 14,000 to 12,000, but this is not yet a large-scale withdrawal. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin joins CBSN with the latest.

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Exclusive: U.S. may trim over 1,000 troops from Afghanistan in belt-tightening - general

Added: 15.02.2019 19:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Even before any peace push-related drawdowns, the U.S. military is expected to trim troop levels in Afghanistan as part of an efficiency drive by the new commander, a U.S. general told Reuters on Friday, estimating the cuts may exceed 1,000 forces.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Thirty years on, some Russians want to reframe Soviet war in Afghanistan

Added: 15.02.2019 17:48 | 11 views | 0 comments

Thirty years after the Soviet Union left Afghanistan, some Russian politicians are calling for a reassessment of the conflict which critics have long cast as a bloody foreign adventure akin to the U.S. war in Vietnam.

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Exclusive: U.S. may trim over 1,000 troops from Afghanistan in belt-tightening - general

Added: 15.02.2019 14:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

Even before any peace push-related drawdowns, the U.S. military is expected to trim troop levels in Afghanistan as part of an efficiency drive by the new commander, a U.S. general told Reuters on Friday, estimating the cuts may exceed 1,000 forces.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Life in Kabul's squatter camps highlights challenge for any Afghan peace

Added: 15.02.2019 9:04 | 13 views | 0 comments

While negotiations between Taliban insurgents and U.S. envoys fuel dreams of peace in Afghanistan, the squatter village of Pul-e Shina highlights the tough realities ahead if the country is to re-build after years of war.

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Today in History for February 15th

Added: 15.02.2019 4:09 | 15 views | 0 comments

Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in Havana harbor, bringing America closer to war with Spain; The Soviet Union's last troops leave Afghanistan; Astronomer Galileo and suffragist Susan B. Anthony born. (Feb. 15)

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U.S. troop reduction in Afghanistan 'will be coordinated' with NATO, acting defense secretary says

Added: 14.02.2019 16:37 | 10 views | 0 comments

Last month, the U.S. began peace talks with the Taliban to try to end a war now in its 18th year.

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