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More US troops for Afghanistan

The Pentagon today announced it would send 3,200 additional US troops to Afghanistan this spring, and that would boost US troops numbers to their highest levels since 2001

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Geo answer: fifty miles

Fifty miles. That's about the distance separating the United States and Russia. And it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The World's David Leveille takes a look at an old proposal to link Siberia and mainland Alaska by tunnel.

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Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of the Canadian Province where polar bear hunting is popular and lucrative. The answer is the Northwest Territories.