- a city in NW Afghanistan.
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One of the goals of the Herat operation was to discredit Sharif, who has no control over the ISI or the Pakistani army.
The U.S. should step up intelligence cooperation with India to prevent and deter attacks such as the ones in Mumbai and Herat.
Shibirghan lies between the largest city in the north, Mazar-e Sharif, to the east and the largest city in the west, Herat.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’
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In Herat I paid my respects to the grave of Dost Mohammad Khan at the Sufi shrine of Gaza Gagh.‘A War for No Wise Purpose’: Afghanistan Defeats the West Again
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The professor noted his Herat University students did not want U.S. troops to stay longer than necessary.America Prepares to Fold in Afghanistan But Must Stay
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But the arrival of some regiments from Herat altered the complexion of affairs.Our Soldiers
On the 5th of August, several regiments marched in from Herat.For Name and Fame
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The direct route to Sind from Mesopotamia is not by way of Herat.
The Korokh of to-day is between the mountains, but only some twenty-five miles from Herat.
In 1020, however, Mahomedans conquered Ghur effectually from Herat.
- a city in NW Afghanistan, on the Hari Rud River: on the site of several ancient cities; at its height as a cultural centre in the 15th century. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)
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