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News on NATO Delivery Route to/from Afghanistan and New Silk Road and What May Affect It Photo Army Sgt. Michael Reinsch, IJC Public Affairs
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Hillary Clinton: NATO risks sliding into "military irrelevance" - CNN (blog)

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Hillary Clinton: NATO risks sliding into "military irrelevance"
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A NATO alliance where member nations are hamstrung by political and economic difficulties may be a militarily weakened one, former Secy.
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Turkmenistan harvests over half of planned cotton volume - Trend.az

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Turkmenistan harvests over half of planned cotton volume
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Turkmenistan's cotton growers delivered over 50 per cent of the planned cotton volume worth 1.05 million tons since late August, Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported on Tuesday.
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Turkmen-Georgian consultations held in Tbilisi

Turkmen-Georgian consultations held in Tbilisi | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
The Turkmen-Georgian political consultations at the level of deputy foreign ministers were held in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, the press service of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said.
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Davutoglu: Turkey first NATO state with Shanghai Cooperation ...

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From Turkish Press: Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Turkey, which became "dialogue partner" with Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), was the first NATO member state establishing such a relation with ...
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Lavrov in Foreign Policy Magazine: NATO Takes Universal Military ...

Lavrov in Foreign Policy Magazine: NATO Takes Universal Military ... | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov granted a long interview in March with Foreign Policy editor Susan Glasser. Some highlights: On NATO: "NATO has lost its raison d'être after the disappearance of the Soviet Union.
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Passenger traffic increase for Uzbekistan's national airline in Q1, 2013 - Trend.az

Passenger traffic increase for Uzbekistan's national airline in Q1, 2013 Trend.az Uzbekistan's national airline O'zbekiston havo yo'llari transported 631,000 passengers in January-March, 2013 which is 10.2 per cent more than in the same period in...
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UzDaily.com: Uzbekistan implements projects on railroad ...

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State joint stock railway company “Uzbekistan temir yollari” (Uzbekistan Railways) is working on electrification of railroads Marokand-Karshi and Karshi-Termez, the press-service of the company said.
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Muslims in Iraq, Afghanistan Most Likely to Want Sharia, Least Likely to ... - U.S. News & World Report

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David Cameron promises review of armoured vehicles after Afghanistan deaths - Telegraph.co.uk

David Cameron promises review of armoured vehicles after Afghanistan deaths - Telegraph.co.uk | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk David Cameron promises review of armoured vehicles after Afghanistan deaths Telegraph.co.uk Mr Cameron told the BBC: “We have done an enormous amount to improve the quality and quantity of protective vehicles that our soldiers use...
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Tribal elders, transporters threaten to suspend Nato supply in Chaman - The News International

Tribal elders, transporters threaten to suspend Nato supply in Chaman - The News International | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
Tribal elders, transporters threaten to suspend Nato supply in Chaman The News International CHAMAN: The tribal elders and transport and trade union representatives have given a strike call for Friday and threatened to suspend the Nato supply in...
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The vicious cycle of insecurity in Afghanistan - by M. Ashraf Haidari ...

The vicious cycle of insecurity in Afghanistan - by M. Ashraf Haidari ... | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
Almost twelve years have passed since the fall of the Taliban in Afghanistan, but peace remains elusive. Four interlocking challenges with internal, regional, transnational, and international dimensions impede Afghanistan's ...
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Hillary Clinton sends a stern message to Europe to invest in NATO's future - Arabic UPI.com

Hillary Clinton sends a stern message to Europe to invest in NATO's future - Arabic UPI.com | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
Arabic UPI.com Hillary Clinton sends a stern message to Europe to invest in NATO's future Arabic UPI.com “NATO is being hamstrung, not just by budget deficits which we all have to grapple with, but by political deficits,” Clinton said after...
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Uzbekistan, US intend to enhance legal framework of cooperation - Trend.az

Uzbekistan, US intend to enhance legal framework of cooperation - Trend.az | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
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Uzbekistan, US intend to enhance legal framework of cooperation
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Representatives of the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan and U.S.
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Turkmenistan harvests over half of planned cotton volume - Trend.az

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Turkmenistan harvests over half of planned cotton volume
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Turkmenistan's cotton growers delivered over 50 per cent of the planned cotton volume worth 1.05 million tons since late August, Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported on Tuesday.
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Gazprom no longer world's most profitable company - RT

Gazprom no longer world's most profitable company - RT | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
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The world's major natural gas producer, Russia's state-run OAO Gazprom has posted a 9.5 percent drop in profits for 2012 on falling LNG demand from Europe and growing costs.
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Uzbekistan, Kogas sign agreement for $3.9 billion gas-chemical complex - Trend.az

Uzbekistan, Kogas sign agreement for $3.9 billion gas-chemical complex Trend.az The Government of Uzbekistan and South Korean Korea Gas Corporation (Kogas) signed a direct agreement on the construction of the Ustyurt Gas Chemical Complex (GCC) in...
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Hidden reefs of Caspian waterway - The Voice of Russia

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The Voice of Russia Hidden reefs of Caspian waterway The Voice of Russia The recent proposal by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to lease the Aktau port on the Caspian coast to the United States for NATO transit shipments to and from...
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Three British soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan - Telegraph.co.uk

Three British soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan - Telegraph.co.uk | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
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Three British soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan
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Following the three deaths, Mr Cameron said the country had paid a "very high price" for the work it was doing in Afghanistan.
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In a village in Afghanistan » Butterflies and Wheels

In a village in Afghanistan what? Not a potluck. Not a Chatauqua lecture. Not a quilting bee. Not heartwarming stories of crotchety but lovable neighbors and mischievous but lovable children and the dogs who love them all.
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CIA buys trouble in Afghanistan - Los Angeles Times

CIA buys trouble in Afghanistan - Los Angeles Times | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
CIA buys trouble in Afghanistan Los Angeles Times In a 2003 conversation, the most renowned commander of anti-Soviet resistance fighters in southern Afghanistan, where I lived at the time, told me that in the late 1980s Karzai introduced him to CIA...
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CAMP DWYER, Afghanistan: Afghan province has become almost dull for Marines | World | Tri-CityHerald.com

CAMP DWYER, Afghanistan: Afghan province has become almost dull for Marines | World | Tri-CityHerald.com | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
For years, U.S. Marines have fought and died in Helmand, a hot, dusty province in Afghanistan’s south that’s earned a bloody place in Corps lore.
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Book donations honor woman killed in Afghanistan bombing - Baltimore Sun

Book donations honor woman killed in Afghanistan bombing - Baltimore Sun | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
Baltimore Sun Book donations honor woman killed in Afghanistan bombing Baltimore Sun The Books For Kids Day event has a touching twist this year: It's being dedicated to Anne Smedinghoff, the 25-year-old Johns Hopkins University alum who was killed...
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Uzbekistan threatened with US sanctions for lack of freedom of religion - uznews.net

Uzbekistan threatened with US sanctions for lack of freedom of religion - uznews.net | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
uznews.net Uzbekistan threatened with US sanctions for lack of freedom of religion uznews.net "Since Uzbekistan gained independence in 1991, its government has systematically and egregiously violated freedom of religion or belief, as well as other...
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NATO's Relevance Determined by Circumstance, Geography - Atlantic Sentinel

NATO's Relevance Determined by Circumstance, Geography - Atlantic Sentinel | Northern Distribution Network and New Silk Road | Scoop.it
NATO's Relevance Determined by Circumstance, Geography Atlantic Sentinel Former American secretary of state Hillary Clinton warned Western allies on Wednesday that NATO might “slide into military irrelevance” if European member states continue to...
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