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ON THE GROUND With the subcontinent on edge and Afghanistan struggling, the U.S. sends in its top diplomat, Secretary of State Colin Powell, who soothed in Delhi and Islamabad and talked moola in Kabul, promising "significant" aid—though less than the $22 billion Afghanistan wants

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"They get a jump- suit. They don't get to pick the color."
BRIGADIER GENERAL MIKE LEHNERT,
Guantanamo security chief, responding to criticism of harsh U.S. treatment of al-Qaeda and Taliban prisoners

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