In 'Anatomy Of Terror,' Former FBI Agent Outlines How Terror Groups Stay Resilient

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At a memorial on the Wazir Akbar Khan hilltop in Kabul on Sunday, activists pay tribute to the victims of Friday's Taliban-claimed attack on an army base. Wakil Kohsar /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Is The Afghan War Going To Be Another Vietnam For The U.S.?

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Corruption Limits Security In Afghanistan, Ex-State Department Officer Says

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News Brief: Congress Returns, Mattis In Afghanistan, French Elections

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Taliban Was Able To Penetrate Afghanistan Military Base Before Attack

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A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb strikes ISIS-K cave and tunnel systems in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province, in a screenshot from video released by the Pentagon. U.S. Forces Afghanistan hide caption

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Bomb Dropped On Afghan Province Was Historic In Size

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U.S. Drops Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb Ever Used In Combat

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A photo provided by Eglin Air Force Base shows the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb. The Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target on Thursday, the first-ever combat use of the weapon. Eglin Air Force Base/AP hide caption

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U.S. Soldier's Death Highlights Threat Of ISIS In Afghanistan

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Defense Secretary Expresses Concern Over Russian Support For Taliban

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Hossein Mahrammi with his wife and four young sons arrived at at Dulles International Airport in Virginia earlier this month with Special Immigrant Visas for the work Mahrammi had helped the U.S. with in Afghanistan. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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Special Immigrant Visa Holders Still Face Questioning Upon Reaching U.S.

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Pakistani security officials gather outside the devastated Marriott Hotel in Islamabad on Sept. 21, 2008, following an overnight suicide bomb attack. The Pentagon announced Satuday that a recent airstrike had killed Qari Yasin, who was linked to the bombing. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?

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Former U.S. Army interpreter Qismat Amin arrived in the U.S. from Afghanistan on Feb. 8. Amin waited nearly four years for his Special Immigrant Visa, living in hiding after receiving death threats from the Taliban for helping American troops. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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