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Taliban Fighter Case Stirs Question on Law of Armed Conflict
A former Russian army officer who defected to fight alongside Taliban-affiliated forces is now arguing that he should never have been prosecuted at all
A Timeline of Hillary Clinton's Email Saga
Hillary Clinton ’s use of a private email system rather than a government-run account while serving as secretary of state has been a major sticking point throughout the presidential campaign. The news that the FBI had relaunched and since closed their investigation into her email use is the
What We Know About Donald Trump's Proposed Ideological Tests
Donald Trump touted his new plan for ideological tests as a way to prevent would-be terrorists from entering the United States, but he has yet to detail how it would work. The proposal follows his months-long call for a “total and complete” ban on Muslims, which has also been short on specifics.
Trump Says Americans Could Be Tried, Held in Guantanamo
Donald Trump expressed his support for sending U.S. citizens accused of terrorism to the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo Bay , Cuba. The Republican presidential nominee said that he would be "fine" with holding trials for certain accused Americans in the controversial military prison. "I want to make
What's At Stake in US Saying ISIS Committed Genocide
Secretary of State John Kerry declared today that ISIS has committed genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shia Muslims -- the first time the U.S. has declared a situation genocide since 2004. So what does that designation mean? ABC News breaks it down. Why does it matter that the Obama
President Obama Talks Terror, Congress at Year-End News Conference
The president fielded questions from reporters before leaving for vacation with his family.
Bowe Bergdahl Hearing: Investigating Officer Calls Him 'Naive and Inexperienced'
An investigating officer described Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as remorseful at a hearing today regarding Bergdahl's disappearance. "I believe he is remorseful," Major Gen. Kenneth Dahl said, also calling Bergdahl "young, naive and inexperienced." He also said Bergdahl expressed that he hoped no fellow
Bowe Bergdahl Appears at Hearing About Possible Trial on Desertion Charges
Capt. John Billings, the platoon leader who was Bowe Bergdahl 's commanding officer before Bergdahl left his post in Afghanistan, testified today, saying how soldiers spent weeks searching for him. The testimony comes as Bergdahl faces a hearing to determine whether he should face a military
Lawyer: Bowe Bergdahl 'In Physical Danger' From Fellow Soldiers
Ahead of a key hearing this week in his case of alleged desertion, former Taliban prisoner Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl 's defense team told a military tribunal that he has been "in physical danger" for a year from fellow soldiers who are angry over claims he betrayed his country. Bergdahl's civilian
US Welcomes Top Chinese Military Official Amid Hacking Allegations
The U.S. military is rolling out the red carpet across the country this week for a top Chinese military official, culminating in a visit to the Capitol – even as five Chinese military officers allegedly involved in high-profile cyber-attacks and targeted in a U.S. federal indictment remain free in