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Treasury Targets Money Exchange House Operator for Supporting the Taliban

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(Treasury Targets Money Exchange House Operator for Supporting the Taliban – Treasury Department Press Release – February 26, 2103 – http://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/tg1863.aspx) Action Targets Financing Linked to a Designated Hawala and the Taliban Narcotics Trade WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today designated Mullah Ahmed Shah Noorzai (Ahmed Shah) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and their supporters. Ahmed Shah owns

DOD Identifies Army Casualty in Afghanistan, Sgt. David J. Chambers of Virginia

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DoD has announced another U.S. casualty in the Afghanistan conflict, Sgt. David J. Chambers, 25, of Hampton, Va. Chambers was killed by an improvised explosive device (IED) while on dismounted patrol in Kandahar Province.   The Pentagon’s news release follows: U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release On the Web: http://www.defense.gov/Releases/Release.aspx?ReleaseID=15778 Media contact: +1 (703) 697-5131/697-5132