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Gabbard marks 12th anniversary of Afghanistan war

MEDIA RELEASE Rep. Tulsi Gabbard delivered a speech Monday to the House of Representatives to mark 12 years of war in Afghanistan. “While the country talks about a federal government shutdown and the divisive partisan politics that are standing in the way of progress, the harsh reality and hell that is war seem a distant […]

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Gabbard tours Afghanistan

Representative visited Hawaii troops, viewed progress toward withdrawal

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President Obama addresses the nation from Afghanistan Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. (May 1)

At 1:30 p.m. Hawaii time President Obama will addresses the nation live from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. The President will address the nation on the future of the NATO mission in the region after a decade of war.

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Akaka questions Panetta, Mullen on U.S. strategy

Akaka questions Panetta, Mullen on U.S. strategy

MEDIA RELEASE U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Akaka questioned Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Mike Mullen during an Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. Akaka questioned the military leaders on increasing accountability for billions of dollars provided to the Afghanistan government since […]

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President Barack Obama announces the withdrawl of 10,000 U.S. troops starting next month for 2011 and a total of 33,000 by next summer. Video of the announcement and statements by Senators Akaka, Inouye and Congresswomen Hanabusa and Hirono.

President Obama announces planned drawdown of troops in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama announces the withdrawl of 10,000 U.S. troops starting next month for 2011 and a total of 33,000 by next summer. Video of the announcement and statements by Senators Akaka, Inouye and Congresswomen Hanabusa and Hirono.

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Christmas greetings to the Big Island from Captain Nick Aionaaka, of Hilo, Hawaii from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. Filmed on December 3, 2010.

Christmas greetings to the Big Island from Afghanistan

Christmas greetings to the Big Island from Captain Nick Aionaaka, of Hilo, Hawaii from Camp Bastion, Afghanistan. Filmed on December 3, 2010.

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