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New Afghan Government Facing Security, Economic Challenges

After months of political bickering in Afghanistan, a new president has been sworn in, and a long-delayed security agreement has been signed.  But, the new government faces severe economic problems and the threat of a resurgent Taliban. The bilateral security agreement allows about 12,000 U.S. and NATO military personnel to continue training Afghan security forces. Al-Qaida militants will also be targeted. The deal was signed just a day after new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani...

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