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Afghan soldier kills one U.S. soldier, wounds two

...Ghani, other members of the Afghan government and our international partners to support the Afghan government of national unity as it pursues...said.The Western-backed Afghan government's nearly 13-year war against...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-09/afghan-soldier-kills-one-us-soldier-w
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American citizen killed in Afghan attack

...officers earlier freed some 20 people trapped in the guesthouse, but others remained inside, said Zia Massoud, an Afghan government official. He said at least one of those people was wounded.The hotel has both guest rooms for visitors and a residential...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-14/american-citizen-killed-afghan-attack
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Are Afghan forces ready to go it alone?

...forces, many local residents are asking one question: Are local forces really up to the task?As of Dec. 26, the Afghan government assumed responsibility to providing security in three districts in Helmand province - Marja, Nad Ali and Nawa...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-12/are-afghan-forces-ready-go-it-alone
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Five US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

...in extremis," when troops fear they are about to be killed.Airstrikes have long caused tensions between the Afghan government and coalition forces, especially when they cause civilian casualties.Airstrikes that kill coalition soldiers are...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-11/five-us-troops-killed-friendly-fire-a
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Afghan president says US wants to keep 9 bases

...after American combat troops withdraw in 2014 and the Afghan government will let them as long as it gets "security and economic...operations against al-Qaida and other extremists.The Afghan government would have to approve any such decision, but months...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-10/afghan-president-says-us-wants-keep-9
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Afghans want Obama to pressure Karzai

...distributed on the condition that the Afghan government cleans up its act. This often...U.S. government. Had the Afghan government been able to resolve its internal...and make their support of the Afghan government contingent on its performance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112009/opi_527039342.shtml
Nobody wins in Afghanistan's runoff election

...international criticism arose and an Afghan government infamous for its ineptitude...the war will substitute for an Afghan government that is minimally effective...efficient government. But the Afghan government is an amalgam of consummate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102309/opi_508257990.shtml
U.S. role in Afghanistan has had positive effects

...Afghan fighting, but that the Afghan government can win over individual Taliban...will continue aiding a corrupt Afghan government after 2014. Crocker warns what...Crocker advised. It requires the Afghan government to reduce corruption before...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-19/us-role-afghanistan-has-had-positive-
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This time the world will help

...or more the United Nations estimates will be needed over the next decade, but enough to get started. If the new Afghan government holds, and if the money is spent effectively, surely more will follow. These are big "ifs," of course. Even...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012302/opE_edboard.shtml
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Petraeus has answers on Afghanistan, based on hope

...is undercut by two factors. First, the central Afghan government in Kabul hasn't sent personnel to staff local and...anticorruption measures" so villagers "will support the Afghan government." In other words, if their local government doesn't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122210/opi_759955019.shtml
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