They're in charge of their own country now. Afghan forces took over control of national security from NATO on Tuesday, in a final handover in Kabul that marked a SHIFT in NATO's role here, from combat to one of support.
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LAWRENCE — A Kansas Relay official says it is unlikely extra security will be hired to work the track and field showcase this week in Lawrence. Meet director Milan Donley says Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon makes relay officials aware that anything can happen at any time. But he says he doesn’t think extra security will be added. The Lawrence Journal-World reports...
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After a meeting with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, President Obama announced that NATO would hold another summit in 2014 to address the military transition in Afghanistan that year, saying the summit would help "underscore this final chapter in our Afghan operations but also...paint a picture of the future" for Afghan stability and how it affects the security...
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June 18 - The US-led NATO coalition in Afghanistan launches a final phase of transferring responsibility for security to Afghan forces. Mana Rabiee reports.
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Senior NATO officials say the alliance is strongly considering a proposal to continue funding an Afghan security force of 352,000 troops through 2018, as part of an effort to maintain security…
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By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO ministers agreed on Tuesday to strengthen the organization's cyber defenses but differed about how much NATO should do to protect smaller allies from potentially devastating hacking attacks. Last year, NATO dealt with over 2,500 "significant cases" of cyber attacks on its systems, NATO's chief, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, said at the...
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Afghan forces have taken over the lead from the U.S.-led NATO coalition for security nationwide, President Hamid Karzai announced Tuesday in a significant milestone in the 12-year war.
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Five members of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force were killed.
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BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is strongly considering a proposal to continue funding a security force of 352,000 Afghan troops through 2018, as part of an effort to maintain security and help convince Afghanistan that America and its allies will not abandon it once combat troops leave in 2014, senior alliance officials said Thursday.
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO said on Tuesday it will send experts to Libya to see how it can help improve security in the country struggling to contain militias and the growing presence of al Qaeda-linked fighters in the south.
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