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Why the U.S. got involved in Afghanistan, and why it's been difficult to get out
The narrative and goals for what has become America’s longest war have shifted in the past 16 years, and they may take a new turn Monday night, as President Donald Trump is expected to announce his policy approach for Afghanistan. The war started in October 2001 in the wake of the September 11th
Donald Rumsfeld Reveals What It's Like to Make an App
Donald Rumsfeld -- yes, that Donald Rumsfeld -- has blazed an unlikely new career path as an app developer, releasing a high tech version of a card game called Churchill Solitaire. The 83-year-old former secretary of defense said Sir Winston Churchill favored the card game, which he taught to a
Rich Lowry: Trump Chances to Win Nomination Might Be 50/50 With Iowa Win
This week we spoke with National Review editor Rich Lowry, who joined the "This Week" roundtable today, about the 2016 presidential election. Lowry said Donald Trump may have a 50-50 chance of securing the Republican nomination for president if he is able to win the Iowa caucuses . 1. How likely do
The Note: The Debate Before The Debate
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES -- CHRIS CHRISTIE AND MIKE HUCKABEE DON'T MAKE THE CUT: The lineup for the next GOP debate has been announced and Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee didn't make the cut for the main event, according to Fox Business. Participation in the Nov. 10 debate was based on 4 recent
What Jeb Bush Says About George H. W. Bush's New Biography
Jon Meacham's new biography, "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush," isn't out until next week, but it's already making waves. George H. W. Bush criticizes key members of his son George W. Bush 's administration, including Vice President Dick Cheney and U.S. Defense
How Ahmed Chalabi's Faulty Intel Altered US Course in Iraq
Ahmed Chalabi was a friend and foe to the U.S. government who played a major role in goading the Bush administration and intelligence agencies to act on false intelligence that Saddam Hussein ’s regime had weapons of mass destruction and connections to al Qaeda , experts say. Chalabi died Tuesday
Diane Sawyer's Biography
Diane Sawyer is an ABC News anchor, tackling some of the biggest issues of our time in new ways with original reporting, primetime specials, long form interviews and in-depth investigations. One of the most respected journalists in the world, she has traveled the globe delivering in-depth and
Excerpt: 'Guantanamo Diary' by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
Excerpted from the book GUANTANAMO DIARY by Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Diary and annotated diary copyright © 2015 by Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Introduction and notes copyright © 2015 by Larry Siems. Reprinted with permission of Little, Brown and Company. Chapter One Jordan-Afghanistan-GTMO July 2002- ...
Congress Comes Back
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES CLIMATE PROGRESS: President Obama and President Xi Jinping announced new targets on climate change last night, ABC’s ARLETTE SAENZ notes. The U.S. announced a new target to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions to 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by ...
What You Need To Know About Obama's 8 Days In Asia
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES 5 THINGS TO WATCH FOR DURING OBAMA’S ASIA TRIP: Fresh off the bruising midterm loss, President Obama is shifting his focus to a host of foreign policy challenges during a dizzying week-long Asia trip. In eight days, Obama will visit three countries ...