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Optimism for Trump's Afghan war plan from legendary US commando
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump 's new plan for a more open-ended war against the Taliban , al-Qaeda and ISIS in South Asia was met with cautious optimism by Retired U.S. Army Maj. Jim Gant, also known as "Lawrence of Afghanistan,” one of the few military strategists who had success in the
State Department Releases 285 Pages of Former Secretary Clinton's Emails
The State Department today released 285 pages of Hillary Clinton 's emails from when she was secretary of state. The emails were given to the State Department by the FBI after the bureau uncovered them in its investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary. The
Why US Troops Are Staying Longer in Afghanistan
The announcement that thousands of U.S. troops will remain in Afghanistan longer than planned marks a major reversal of President Obama's goal to end both this war, as well as the war in Iraq , during his time in office. Recent upheavals in the region and a renewed show of strength by the Taliban
All US Hostages in Pakistan Could Have Been Saved, Green Beret Says
A combat-decorated Green Beret told Congress today that he fell under criminal investigation by the Army this year after informing Congress about a scuttled deal he tried to cut with the Taliban to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl along with all of the American and Canadian civilian hostages held by
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
Jeb Bush: What's In A Name?
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES MITT ROMNEY ON THE EMERGING 2016 FIELD: The former Republican nominee assessed the fresh crop of potential 2016 Republican nominees yesterday, starting with newly-minted presidential candidate Ted Cruz: “He is a person of very sound capability and I think you’re going...
Whoops! Watch Obama Mistakenly Refer to Afghan President Ghani as 'President Karzai'
While announcing his plan to slow the drawdown of American troops in Afghanistan today, President Obama made a high-profile slip-of the-tongue, and somehow wound up complimenting the very leader he mean to criticize. The U.S. will maintain 9,800 troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2015 “in
President Obama Announces Slowdown of Troop Withdrawal From Afghanistan
President Obama today announced a slowdown in the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan , keeping 9,800 in place through 2015. While Obama is sticking to his goal to end the war by the end of 2016, he said the U.S. will now leave more troops in place over the next several months than was
5 International Stories You'll Care About Next Week
1. President Obama Visits Wales It’s not often a president gets to go somewhere no U.S. president has ever been before. But next week, President Obama will become the first occupant of the White House to set foot in Wales. He’s there for a NATO summit. Originally organized to focus on Afghanistan