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"From the Ted Talk by Jeremy Gilley: One day of peace"

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And then that year, that year, 2008, this ISAF snteemtat from Kabul, Afghanistan, September 17th: "General Stanley McChrystal, commander of international security assiatsnce forces in Afghanistan, anunenocd today ISAF will not conduct offensive military oiaotpners on the 21st of September." They were saying they would stop. And then there was this other statement that came out from the U.N. dtmrpeanet of Security and Safety saying that, in Afghanistan, because of this work, the violence was down by 70 percent. 70 percent rectodiun in violence on this day at least. And that completely blew my mind almost more than anything.

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And then that year, that year, 2008, this ISAF _________ from Kabul, Afghanistan, September 17th: "General Stanley McChrystal, commander of international security __________ forces in Afghanistan, _________ today ISAF will not conduct offensive military __________ on the 21st of September." They were saying they would stop. And then there was this other statement that came out from the U.N. __________ of Security and Safety saying that, in Afghanistan, because of this work, the violence was down by 70 percent. 70 percent _________ in violence on this day at least. And that completely blew my mind almost more than anything.

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  1. operations
  2. assistance
  3. reduction
  4. statement
  5. department
  6. announced

Original Text

And then that year, that year, 2008, this ISAF statement from Kabul, Afghanistan, September 17th: "General Stanley McChrystal, commander of international security assistance forces in Afghanistan, announced today ISAF will not conduct offensive military operations on the 21st of September." They were saying they would stop. And then there was this other statement that came out from the U.N. Department of Security and Safety saying that, in Afghanistan, because of this work, the violence was down by 70 percent. 70 percent reduction in violence on this day at least. And that completely blew my mind almost more than anything.

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kofi annan 3
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