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About 10,000 troops from China and Russia are carrying out joint military exercises in northwestern China to test some of the People’s Liberation Army’s newest weapons and signal unity on common security concerns such as Afghanistan. ...
The Defense Department and State Department have announced that U.S. troops will be deployed to Kabul to help ensure the safety of officials leaving the country, including those from the U.S. embassy. NBC's Courtney Kube has details. ...
As the Taliban sweep back to power in Afghanistan, 41 Australian soldiers appear to have died in vain as the nation slips back into the control of its radical Islamic jihadist warlords. ...

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