What we’re reading: Monday, March 25, 2013

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By Rick Bosh
Secretary of State John Kerry, left, followed by National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, arrives for the joint news conference between President Barack Obama...
Secretary of State John Kerry, left, followed by National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, arrives for the joint news conference between President Barack Obama...
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Secretary of State John Kerry arrives in Afghanistan Monday, the latest stop in his multi-nation trip throughout the Middle East and Arab region. The key discussion points with President Hamid Karzai will be U.S. troop withdrawal in 2014, financial aid and the current state of insurgent activity in the nation.

In the opinion pages: The New York Times’ Bill Keller examines states going their own way. The Washington Post’s Robert Samuelson wonders aloud if we’re finally locked into a real recovery.

What we're reading: Monday, March 25, 2013

Updated