Film star Mila Kunis has made good on her promise to a Marine who had been serving in Afghanistan.

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http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=142564634

Dozens of school girls and teachers were sickened Wednesday by poison gas in Afghanistan, medical and government officials said.

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http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/08/25/afghanistan.girls.sick/index.html?hpt=T2

Top NATO officials are constantly warning that the most important part of their long term war strategy in Afghanistan must include avoiding killing civilians and building up the nations police force, but they appear to have failed on both counts yesterday, launching a pair of attacks that killed three police and three civilians

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http://news.antiwar.com/2010/08/21/nato-strikes-kill-three-afghan-civilians-three-police/

More than 1,300 civilians have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year, mostly by Taliban insurgents, a leading Afghan rights group said Sunday.

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http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0808/afghan-war-kills-1325-civilians/

Al-Shabaab’s shocking and pointlessly brutal attack on a bunch of Ugandan football fans, is ultimately a result of a trend in western politics (and management) I like to call haphazard non-responsible interventionism, or cut-and-run.

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http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/richardspencer/100047039/al-shabaabs-attack-on-uganda-a-lesson-for-afghanistan/

You already might have heard that it costs the United States $1 million for each solider per year in Afghanistan….What you might not have heard is that your hard earned taxpayer dollars are also being used to buy well-connected Afghans posh villas in Dubai.

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http://rawstory.com/rs/2010/0706/taxpayers-afghan-aid-money-paying-rich-afghans-dubai-villas/

Last week at a fund-raising event, Michael Steele, the G.O.P. chairman, said that the military conflict in Afghanistan was not winnable and was ‘a war of Obama’s choosing.’

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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/05/us/politics/05steele.html