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War in Afghanistan (2001-present)

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  • Setting Times stories to music: From Interpol to Bruce Springsteen

    Setting Times stories to music: From Interpol to Bruce Springsteen
    Have you seen the movie “Boyhood”? Filmed over 12 years using the same actor -- a boy who grows into a man -- it’s both epic and intimate. One of this week’s Great Reads is like a Central American immigrant’s version of...
  • 'Bedrooms of the Fallen' captures bedrooms of deceased soldiers

    In the introduction to "Bedrooms of the Fallen," a new collection of photos by Ashley Gilbertson, author Philip Gourevitch invites readers to imagine Chicago emptied of all its residents. Each one of its 2.7 million inhabitants could stand for the...
  • Prepare for a long war against the Islamic State

    The hawks (including me) were wrong about a lot, but some got one thing right. It's going to be a long war. In the early days after 9/11 there was a lot of talk about a "clash of civilizations" and a long "existential struggle" facing the West. I once...
  • 'Green-on-blue' killings in Afghanistan raise tough questions about US strategy

    WASHINGTON In the hours after a suspected coalition-trained Afghan soldier opened fire at Afghanistan's national defense university, killing an American two-star general and injuring more than a dozen others, a question that has plagued U.S. efforts arose...
  • NATO soldier killed, German general injured in Afghan shooting

    Kabul (dpa) A NATO soldier was killed and 15 others injured Tuesday in a shooting attack by an Afghan soldier at a military school west of Kabul, Afghan and German defence officials said. An Afghan security source said the incident took place at the...
  • The heavy price of our folly in Iraq

    WASHINGTON -- The can of worms that George W. Bush cracked open in Iraq in 2003, which Barack Obama tried to close and essentially gave up on by the end of 2011, is now spilling over into a major Middle East catastrophe. A Sunni insurgency has rocked the...
  • Army names general to investigate Bergdahl's disappearance

    The Army said Monday it had named a two-star general to investigate the disappearance and capture of Sgt. Bowe R. Bergdahl in Afghanistan, a possible step toward a formal finding that he left his base without authorization. Maj. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl,...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Sam Raimi Boards Jake Tapper's Afghanistan War Drama 'The Outpost'

    Sam Raimi is on board to produce -- and possibly direct - an Afghanistan war drama based on Jake Tapper's book "The Outpost: An Untold Story Of American Valor." Raimi will supervise development of the script, to be penned by the writing team of Paul...
  • Obama seeks an escape from the Middle East

    In his first term, Barack Obama all but declared victory in America's Middle East struggles. As he precipitously pulled out all U.S. peacekeepers from Iraq, the president had his own "Mission Accomplished" moment when declaring the country "stable,"...
  • Ordinary users outnumber legal targets in NSA intercepts

    Ordinary users outnumber legal targets in NSA intercepts
    WASHINGTON — Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks, according to a four-month investigation by...