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Kabul (Afghanistan)

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  • Elkridge man in Afghanistan one of many spurred by 9/11 to join military

    Elkridge man in Afghanistan one of many spurred by 9/11 to join military
    Justin Sablowski kept turning the thought over in his head, pondering what the loved ones of those killed on Sept. 11, 2001, were feeling. He hadn't lost any family in the attacks, but one question weighed on him: What if that were my family? The...
  • Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations

    Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S.: Repairing relations
    After a year of calamitous turns in the relationship between Washington and Islamabad, many Americans are wondering how this troubled alliance can possibly be repaired. Even more may be wondering whether we can simply extricate ourselves from it,...
  • Ellicott Mills Middle School welcomes home teacher from Afghanistan

    Ellicott Mills Middle School welcomes home teacher from Afghanistan
    Maj. Dan Wood has always tried to keep his life as a service member separate from his life as a teacher. "They're two separate worlds," he said. "This is the first time they've collided." Following a nearly one-year tour of duty in Afghanistan, Woods...
  • Arbutus Middle teacher trades tennis shoes for combat boots

    Arbutus Middle teacher trades tennis shoes for combat boots
    The school year ended last month for a physical education teacher at Arbutus Middle School. Chris Schepers left the school, which has an enrollment of students from Catonsville and Arbutus, early in order to prepare for his deployment to Fort Dix, N.J.,...
  • Unexploded ordnance in Afghanistan poses hidden threat

    Unexploded ordnance in Afghanistan poses hidden threat
    The hulking old tanks, left to rust when Soviet forces pulled out of Afghanistan in 1989, still packed a threat when Albert Whittington arrived. Whittington, an ordnance and explosives specialist with the Baltimore district of the Army Corps of...
  • Military police headed to Afghanistan

    Military police headed to Afghanistan
    Maryland National Guard Sgt. Darren Lebowitz is leaving soon for Afghanistan as many U.S. troops return home. Lebowitz, who has served three tours in Iraq, volunteered for the mission. "I'm a glutton for punishment," he said as he trained Tuesday at...
  • Violence in Kabul requires stronger response

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai made a very weak excuse recently when, in response to recent insurgent strikes in Kabul, he stated that the "attack showed a 'failure' by Afghanistan intelligence and NATO" ("Attacks in Kabul show vulnerability," April 17)....
  • 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...
  • U.S. military pledges Afghan prison reform

    KABUL, Afghanistan - The U.S. military promised yesterday to improve its prisons in Afghanistan after a top general inspected the network of 20 jails, where allegations of abuse include the deaths of at least three detainees. The military refused to...
  • Two groups detail abuse of Afghan prisoners

    Within the past nine months, two respected human rights groups released reports describing what they said was the abuse of U.S.-held prisoners in Afghanistan, including instances of beatings, sleep deprivation and, in a small number of cases, killings...
  • U.N. seeks access to U.S. base holding Afghan prisoners

    KABUL, Afghanistan - The United Nations has called for Afghan human rights investigators to be allowed into Bagram, the main U.S. base in Afghanistan, after reports that poorly trained U.S. soldiers there had repeatedly abused prisoners. Richard...