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The US Must Not Forsake Afghanistan

By EARL ANTHONY WAYNE One year after the fall of Kabul and departure of U.S. troops, the United States still has an important policy and action agenda regarding Afghanistan, but with less leverage in a country suffering serious problems. Millions in Afghanistan face the dire effects of a devastating humanitarian and economic crisis. The Taliban government is focused on installing

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Into the Caucuses

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS BAKU, Azerbaijan — Tourism is a relatively new industry in Azerbaijan. Despite the fact that the tiny, landlocked republic can lay claim to three separate UNESCO World Heritage Sites — the medieval walled city of Old Baku, with its mysterious and emblematic Maiden Tower and the Palace of King Shirvanshah, built in the 15th century; the incomparable

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