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  • Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report

    Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report
    Having wrapped the Will Smith movie “Focus” for Warner Bros., John Requa and Glenn Ficarra have signed on to direct “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount and producer Tina Fey, TheWrap has learned. Fey will produce through her...
  • Trudy Rubin: Time to put focus on Iraq

    For more than a year, Mideast analysts have warned about an al-Qaida offshoot that was creating a virtual state in eastern Syria and western Iraq, where it trained European and American recruits. The Obama team failed to focus on this virulent threat to...
  • Deborah Rodriguez: 'Kabul Beauty School' author turns to Mazatlan

    Deborah Rodriguez: 'Kabul Beauty School' author turns to Mazatlan
    Deborah Rodriguez spent five years living in Afghanistan. From 2002 to 2007 the hairdresser, storyteller and mother of two from Michigan faced the daily dangers of living in a war-torn country. Rodriguez helped run the Kabul Beauty School, the first...
  • Tom Harbold: Time to end state of perpetual war

    President Barack Obama has raised a firestorm of controversy with his recent announcement that he plans to "bring America's longest war to a responsible end" by bringing 22,000 combat troops home from Afghanistan, ending the U.S. combat mission there by...
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  • Afghans vote in runoff election to choose Karzai's successor

    Afghans vote in runoff election to choose Karzai's successor
    Votes were being tallied in Afghanistan after a presidential runoff election on Saturday that saw scattered violence and a more subdued turnout among women than the first round of balloting two months ago. Reports from the provinces indicated that...
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  • Who and where were Bowe Bergdahl's captors? And why?

    The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years. For much...
  • Sgt. Bergdahl and the US departure from Afghanistan

    Soon we shall get to the bottom of the swap of five Taliban kingpins from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility for one Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. In time we will learn whether Bergdahl really served with "honor and distinction" and was "captured on the...
  • Afghanistan presidential campaign stays away from Bergdahl release

    Afghanistan presidential campaign stays away from Bergdahl release
    A heated presidential race in Afghanistan leading to Saturday's runoff election scarcely touched the news that has captivated many Americans for days:  the Taliban’s release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. As they crisscrossed the country, neither...
  • Afghan presidential candidate says fraud clouds the vote count

    Afghan presidential candidate says fraud clouds the  vote count
    Afghanistan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah on Wednesday called for the counting of ballots in the runoff election to be halted due to what he termed “organized fraud.” Abdullah, a former Afghan foreign minister, accused election...
  • Most of 5 freed Taliban prisoners have less than hard-core pasts

    Most of 5 freed Taliban prisoners have less than hard-core pasts
    Arriving in the western Afghanistan city of Herat in the late 1990s during Taliban rule, Pakistani journalist Rahimullah Yusufzai expected a locked-down, cowering population. Instead, he heard residents openly criticize the militant Islamic movement. At...