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Funded largely by a flourishing drug trade, Taliban fighters have stepped up their attacks on Afghan and international forces, killing more than 300 people a month on average in Afghanistan.
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Jay Garner, the retired U.S. general appointed as Iraq's postwar civilian administrator, arrived in Baghdad on Monday to begin overseeing the country's reconstruction process.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday the U.S. and Britain must take the lead role in Iraq's post-war reconstruction, but there would also be significant roles for both the United Nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
President Bush welcomed British Prime Minister Tony Blair at Camp David, marking the first U.S.-U.K. summit since the beginning of the war on Iraq. The leaders were set to discuss the progress of the war effort and plans for post-war…
Afghan ministers met with U.S. experts in Washington, D.C. to discuss the rebuilding of their battle-scarred country. The summit comes as U.S. forces in Afghanistan continue to guard government leaders and to negotiate between rival ethnic tribes.
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