Monday's global agenda: New beginning in Afghanistan

In other news

Turkey is relocating thousands of refugees away from the border with Syria amid complaints that it has been abandoned by the United States and Europe. [The Washington Post]

Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonChris Murphy’s profile rises with gun tragedies DNC, RNC step up cyber protections Gun proposal picks up GOP support MORE urged Asian countries to work to reduce tensions in the Pacific area. [Associated Press]

The New Yorker's David Makovsky draws the parallels between Israel's bombing of the Al Kibar reactor in Syria and the situation in Iran.

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