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  • Analysis: Reality upended Obama's hope of ending US military entanglements

    WASHINGTON Unveiling a new defense policy in January 2012 that called for a leaner U.S. military, President Barack Obama assured the nation that more than a decade of foreign conflict that cost thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars was...
  • Dustin Berna: Understanding what makes ISIS tick

    On Sept. 11, 2001 Islamic fundamentalism became a permanent and unwanted fixture in our lives. We thought with the death of Osama bin Laden and our military withdrawals from Iraq and Afghanistan, we'd return to the way things were on Sept. 10, 2001....
  • Our need to stand united

    Thirteen years ago, a group of 19 men planned and executed one of the deadliest and most audacious attacks carried out on American soil. These terrorists hijacked four commercial aircraft, crashing three of them into prominent symbols of our economic...
  • U.S. House formally condemns Obama for Guantanamo prisoner swap

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give Congress a 30-day notice before exchanging prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl for five members of the Taliban who...
  • Al Qaeda's shadowy new 'emir' in South Asia handed tough job

    MULTAN Pakistan/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani militant Asim Umar has been handed a very tough job. Thrust into the limelight after being named leader of al Qaeda's newly created South Asian wing, he has been entrusted with reviving the network's...
  • Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for Navy dockyard attack

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility on Tuesday for an attack last week on a naval dockyard in the country's south, in which at least one official was killed. The attack came against the backdrop of a full-...
  • Afghans back U.S. pact but worry it won't end violence

    Afghans back U.S. pact but worry it won't end violence
    At least one thing appears to be certain about Afghanistan’s long drawn-out presidential election: The winner will sign a bilateral security agreement with the United States. Both candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have endorsed the...
  • After Syria and Iraq, Islamic State makes inroads in South Asia

    PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN Pakistan (Reuters) - Islamic State pamphlets and flags have appeared in parts of Pakistan and India, alongside signs that the ultra-radical group is inspiring militants even in the strongholds of the Taliban and al Qaeda. A...
  • Drone pilot film at Venice meant to start debate, director says

    VENICE (Reuters) - Ethan Hawke stars as a drone pilot near Las Vegas who has a mental breakdown while killing targets 7,000 miles away (11,000 km) in "Good Kill", a Venice Film Festival entry shown on Friday and meant to spark debate. Stating at the...
  • Truck bombs in Afghanistan kill 33, wound scores more

    Truck bombs in Afghanistan kill 33, wound scores more
    Taliban militants detonated two truck bombs and tried to storm police and intelligence buildings in eastern Afghanistan, killing 33 people and wounding more than 150, officials said Thursday. Nineteen militants were involved in the early-morning...
  • Al Qaeda leader says terrorist network branching out to India

    Like any leader of a struggling international brand, Al Qaeda chief Ayman Zawahiri is looking to India as a growth market. The announcement of a new Al Qaeda branch in the Indian subcontinent marks a bid to reclaim the mantle of global jihad from...
  • How ISIS came to be and why it must be stopped

    On Sept. 11, 2001 Islamic fundamentalism became a permanent and unwanted fixture in our lives. We thought with the death of Osama bin Laden and our military withdrawals from Iraq and Afghanistan, we would return to the way things were on Sept. 10, 2001....