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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
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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
Hillary Clinton Name-Drops Like a Champ in Surprise 'Colbert Report' Appearance
Hillary Clinton knows lots of people. The former Secretary of State and potential 2016 presidential candidate made a surprise appearance on Comedy Central ’s “ Colbert Report ” Tuesday, discussing celebrity connections and her solutions for barnyard squabbles in a segment promoting her book, “Hard
US General Slain in Afghanistan Identified as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene
Major General Harold Greene has been identified as the army official killed in an attack this morning at a military academy in Afghanistan . Greene was a two star major general and the highest ranking official to have been killed in the Afghanistan war. He was deployed to Afghanistan in January,
What the U.S. Gave Up to Get Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Back
WASHINGTON — Most of the reaction to Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release after five years as a captive of the Taliban has been celebratory, but a pair of lawmakers questioned whether the deal reached with the Taliban was legal and whether the price paid was too...