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US Republican enthusiasm ebbs on Afghan war

Long the more hawkish US political party, the Republicans are increasingly hesitant about a lengthy commitment in Afghanistan as they court a war-weary public in next year’s presidential race. Nearly all of

US won’t leave Afghanistan: Mullen

The top US military officer is vowing long-term commitment to Afghanistan, touting progress in the war against the Taliban and its Al-Qaeda allies ahead of an American drawdown. Admiral Mike Mullen, the