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Afghanistan

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  • Rachel Marsden: Lame attempts to shut off Afghan heroin spigot have been futile

    Rachel Marsden: Lame attempts to shut off Afghan heroin spigot have been futile
    A Russian source recently brought an obscure but disturbing article to my attention. Published last month by a little-known online journal called the Oriental Review, the piece, "Active Endeavour And Drug Trafficking," proposed that not a single gram of...
  • 1969 John Carroll grad David S. Sedney receives Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award

    David S. Sedney, Class of 1969, is the recipient of John Carroll School's Charles K. Riepe Alumni Award. Sedney exemplifies the four outcomes of a John Carroll education: a strong sense of self, excellence in achievement of personal and professional...
  • Mission redefined

    Mission redefined
    Addressing the nation from Kabul on Tuesday, President Barack Obama offered what may be his clearest statement yet about what he sees as the American role in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO combat troops in 2014 — along with a...
  • Duty in Afghanistan prevented flyover for Arbutus Fourth of July

    Duty in Afghanistan prevented flyover for Arbutus Fourth of July
    It came as a shock to many, including Arbutus Fourth of July parade organizer George Kendrick, when at 12:29 p.m. on this year's holiday there was no sound or sight of the four A-10 jets that traditionally streak across the sky to kick off the event....
  • Army sergeant from Baltimore dies in Afghanistan

    Army sergeant from Baltimore dies in Afghanistan
    An Army sergeant from Baltimore was killed by a roadside bomb Wednesday in Afghanistan, officials said. Sgt. Daniel A. Rodriguez, 28, was traveling in Ghazni City in Eastern Afghanistan when his vehicle was struck by the enemy improvised explosive...
  • War everywhere but on the campaign trail

    War everywhere but on the campaign trail
    Here's an important fact you haven't heard much about in the presidential campaign: The armed forces of the United States are at war in at least four countries, and that number could increase any day. About 87,000 Americans are still fighting in...
  • Afghans ill-prepared to govern

    No doubt millions of Americans will regard it as great that 10 years after the start of our involvement in Afghanistan and one year after the elimination of Osama bin Laden, President Barack Obama signed the accord with President Hamid Karzai affirming...
  • Special Forces soldier from Baltimore County killed in Afghanistan

    A Special Forces soldier from Baltimore County was killed Saturday in Afghanistan, officials said. Army Staff Sgt. Brandon Robert Pepper, a 1999 graduate of Kenwood High School in Essex, was on patrol in Ghazni province in Eastern Afghanistan when his...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, with a chance of showers this afternoon and a high temperature near 74 degrees. Tonight is expected to be cloudy, with a low temperature around 62 degrees. TRAFFIC Check our traffic updates for this...
  • Gold Star Mothers continue the service of their fallen children

    Gold Star Mothers continue the service of their fallen children
    BETHESDA — A mother arrives at the Red Cross office at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on a mission for her son, a 23-year-old soldier and double amputee. He needs a back scratcher. With her bright eyes and wide smile, volunteer Janice...
  • Obama's end zone dance

    Obama's end zone dance
    This week, Republicans have been criticizing President Barack Obama for his surprise trip to Afghanistan marking the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden. By accusing the president of hyping the commemoration, they apparently hope to...
  • Spartan Death Race may be 'brutal,' but it gains in popularity

    Spartan Death Race may be 'brutal,' but it gains in popularity
    Katy McCabe spent six years in the Marines, including a 13-month tour in Iraq and two shorter stints in Afghanistan. So when she signed up for last year's Spartan Death Race, McCabe didn't think it would be more difficult than being in the military. "I...