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US Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry (Oct 2009 file photo)
Thu. 12 Nov 2009 0211 UTC

Reports: US Ambassador to Kabul Expresses Caution About More Troops

US officials say Ambassador Karl Eikenberry is deeply concerned about Afghan government corruption, mismanagement that has fueled Taliban's rise

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks to reporters during Manila press conference, 12 Nov 2009

US Leaders May Interact With Burmese at Singapore Summit  Audio Clip Available

Obama administration shelves isolation strategy of its predecessor and is trying dialogue with military government to push it toward reform

German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg arrives in Kabul aboard military plane, 12 Nov 2009

German Defense Minister in Kabul to Meet Afghan, NATO Leaders

Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is making previously unannounced visit, during which he will also meet Afghan counterpart

Pres. Barack Obama at the White House, Washington, DC., 08 Nov 2009

Obama Readies for First Asia Tour

US President Barack Obama's nine-day tour begins in Tokyo, Japan and includes a stop in Singapore for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit

This undated handout photo released by the South Korea Navy in Seoul shows high-speed patrol boats armed with canons and machine guns, 10 Nov 2009

N. Korea Says South Will Pay 'Expensive Price' for Naval Clash

South Korea's military has been on high alert for possible retaliatory moves after a North Korean boat was set ablaze Tuesday

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