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Afghanistan: What your students should know about the new strategy in America’s longest war

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On Monday, President Donald Trump announced plans to deploy 4,000 more U.S. troops in the 16-year long Afghanistan War, the longest war in our country’s history. Continue reading

Obama makes last push to close Guantanamo prison

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President Barack Obama took steps Tuesday to make a final effort to finally close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
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America updates its nuclear bombs

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A $100 billion dollar project to upgrade the United States’ largely outdated nuclear arsenal is underway. Continue reading

Doctors Without Borders outraged by U.S. attack on hospital

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An airstrike on a hospital in Northern Afghanistan over the weekend has an international aid organization demanding answers.
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Afghan translators struggle to adjust to America

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26-year old Aminullah Sayed spent seven years translating for U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan. Now resettled in Virginia after a years-long visa process, he is struggling to find work. Continue reading

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