John Kerry for president … of Afghanistan?

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Secretary of State John Kerry was hailed as a hero in Afghanistan on Monday after he helped end a paralyzing presidential election impasse that had raised fears the country would once again tip into civil war.

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Bergdahl begins ‘reintegration’ at U.S. medical center in Germany

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There was no telling how long Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal would spend at an American military medical center in Germanyafter having being freed by militants in Afghanistan over the weekend, according to U.S. officials.

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Obama: ‘We are finishing the job’ in Afghanistan

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President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced a plan to maintain 9,800 military personnel in Afghanistan after the American combat mission ends there this year, pledging that he will bring the war there to “a responsible end.”

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BREAKING: Obama plans to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014

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Vet and bomb-sniffing pal reunite after years apart

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Deano Miller welcomed Thor to the Seattle area on Thursday, the culmination of Miller’s long effort to adopt his bomb-sniffing buddy.

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Afghan Landslide: 350 dead, hundreds more missing in buried village

A landslide triggered by heavy rains buries a village in northeastern Afghanistan, leaving as many as 2,000 people missing.

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Afghan war claimed no U.S. soldiers in March

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For the first time in more than seven years, there were zero combat casualties among U.S. military forces in Afghanistan during a full calendar month, according to NATO press releases.

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Canada welcomes home last troops from Afghanistan

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Eighty-four armed forces members were welcomed home marking the end of Canada’s participation in the Afghanistan war, a mission that spanned 12 years and marked the country’s longest ever military engagement.

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U.S. obtains new video of only service member held captive in Afghanistan

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Officials have obtained a “proof of life” video of American soldier Bowe Bergdahl, who disappeared from his base in Afghanistan in 2009. It’s the first video in three years.

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Mom surprised by soldier son in Santa suit: ‘It meant everything’

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A New Jersey mom received the gift she wanted the most for Christmas, wrapped in a big red suit with a white beard and glasses.

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Christmas in Afghanistan: Thoughts of home as US troops get on with job

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It was neither a silent nor holy night for American troops based in Afghanistan.

With the whir of choppers overhead, weapons holstered at their sides, and convoys rolling out, everyone was constantly reminded of the job at hand and dangers they face.

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Six US soldiers killed in Afghan helicopter crash

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Wounded in Afghanistan, soldiers begin healing in Germany

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When a rocket blast struck him in southern Afghanistan nearly two weeks ago, cleaving a nine-inch gash in the back of his neck, Marine Corporal Michael Hall began a journey that has become a signature route home for thousands of American service-members.

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US, Afghanistan reach agreement on security pact

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Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said a final draft of key U.S.-Afghan bilateral agreement has been reached after a series of phone calls with President Hamid Karzai this morning.

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US-Afghan agreement would keep American troops on ground for years to come

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While many believe the war in Afghanistan will soon be over, a draft of a key US-Afghan deal obtained by NBC News shows the US is prepared to spend billions on outposts and security, with no end date in sight.

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