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  • Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations

    Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations
    Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission announced Tuesday that results of the presidential runoff election will be delayed by at least several days as votesĀ from nearly 2,000 polling places are reviewed in response to allegations of massive fraud....
  • Suicide bomb attack kills 8 in Kabul

    Suicide bomb attack kills 8 in Kabul
    A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan air force bus in Kabul on Wednesday, killing eight people and injuring 18 others, including some civilians, authorities said. The incident around 6:50 a.m. took place near Kabul University, where a suicide bomber on...
  • Army has not asked Bergdahl why he left Afghan base

    Army has not asked Bergdahl why he left Afghan base
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has made no admission of wrongdoing since being released by the Taliban last month, officials said on Wednesday, adding that he has yet to be asked the tough question of why he left base before his...
  • Liberal trolls wreak havoc on an obnoxious anti-Bergdahl Facebook page

    Liberal trolls wreak havoc on an obnoxious anti-Bergdahl Facebook page
    The sustained sliming of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, back on American soil after five years in captivity as a prisoner of war, has been nothing short of a national disgrace. Whatever happened in Afghanistan, despite the theories of Bergdahl’s fellow...
  • Benghazi suspect: Enemy or criminal, or both, or neither?

    The capture of Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the alleged ringleader of the 2012 attacks on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has revived an old (and tedious) debate: Are figures such as Abu Khatallah “unlawful enemy combatants” or criminals? The...
  • Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle

    Death toll rises in southern Afghanistan battle
    The death toll from a week of fighting between Afghan forces and hundreds of Taliban militants in a southern province rose above 100, officials said Thursday, while the U.N. called on all parties to protect civilians who are increasingly caught in the...
  • Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade

    Medal of Honor recipient put himself between friend and grenade
    Nearly four years ago, Marine Cpl. William Kyle Carpenter jumped between a grenade and a fellow Marine while they were guarding a patrol base in Afghanistan's Helmand province. Carpenter, now 24, took the brunt of the blast, which shattered his jaw...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Examining the fog of war

    Trinh Thi Ngo was like Dr. Pepper. Rain or shine she broadcast three times a day from Radio Hanoi, attempting to persuade us that American involvement in Vietnam was immoral. Trying to incite feelings of homesickness and fear, she played popular U.S....
  • Bergdahl is warned his statements could be used in his prosecution

    Under investigation for possible desertion, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has been warned that incriminating statements he makes as he undergoes treatment after nearly five years in Taliban captivity could be used to prosecute him, Army officials said Wednesday....
  • Tom Zirpoli: Consistency lacking in GOP outrage

    Summarizing a report from the Office of National Intelligence within the Department of Defense, CNN Washington correspondent Jake Tapper noted that before leaving office, the Bush-Cheney administration had released 171 detainees from Guantanamo Bay prison...
  • Scores dead as Taliban wages offensive in southern Afghanistan

    Scores dead as Taliban wages offensive in southern Afghanistan
    Taliban fighters have attacked Afghan government troops and civilians across five southeastern districts in a days-long offensive heralding the start of the summer fighting season in the mountainous areas along the border with Pakistan. Afghan...
  • Guantanamo detainees permitted to watch World Cup

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Guards revealed that detainees get to watch the World Cup the fourth for many in U.S. custody on a one-day delay to give staff time to scrub recordings of incendiary material. Journalists were allowed to peer through one-...