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Michael Lipin

Michael covers international news for VOA on the web, radio and TV, specializing in the Middle East and East Asia Pacific. He joined VOA in its Hong Kong bureau before relocating to Washington. Michael developed his journalism career in Hong Kong, his hometown, gaining experience at CNN International, Asia Television and the Hong Kong Standard newspaper as a writer, editor, reporter, producer and occasional anchor. Follow him on Twitter @Michael_Lipin or on Google Plus
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Newly-elected Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, center, arrives for an inauguration ceremony at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014.

US Welcomes Bilateral Security Agreement with Afghanistan

Accord is expected to keep smaller US/NATO force in Afghanistan beyond December 31 end of ISAF combat mission More

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