June 2014
Newsweek Global;6/13/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 23, p1
The article discusses the U.S. war in Afghanistan as of June 13, 2014 and whether Afghanistan will remain a threat to the U.S.. Topics include whether the new president will sign an agreement allowing U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan, the candidates in the Afghan presidential election, Ahsraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, and both U.S. and Afghan negotiations with the terrorist group the Taliban.


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