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BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO is strongly considering a proposal to continue funding a security force of 352,000 Afghan troops through 2018, as part of an effort to maintain security and help convince Afghanistan that America and its allies will not...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.KABUL, Afghanistan -- Civilian deaths in the war in Afghanistan dropped in 2012 for the first time in six years, a sign of lessening hostilities, but insurgents dramatically expanded their campaign of assassinating government supporters, the United...
Tribune wire reportHere is the complete text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, as prepared for delivery on Tuesday: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber...
A former Californian was awarded the nation’s highest military honor on Monday for his efforts against a 2009 Taliban attack on his Afghanistan outpost that U.S. officials have described as tactically indefensible. Former Staff Sgt. Clinton...
William PfaffPARIS -- The overall failure of American foreign policy during the first Obama presidency was foreseeable. Mr. Obama had been a law professor and an urban organizer. He took his foreign policy views from reading the newspapers, and he appointed as his...
Tags: Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Super Bowl, China, John O. Brennan
WASHINGTON (AP) — The attack on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya last year has become a factor driving the White House decision on how large a force to leave in Afghanistan after 2014 — and a specter hanging over talks between the Afghan...
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A British soldier was shot and killed when a man believed to be a member of the Afghan National Army turned his weapon on foreign troops and his Afghan colleagues in a restive southern province, officials said Tuesday. Monday&...
-------------------- The Outpost An Untold Story of American Valor Jake Tapper Little, Brown: 652 pp., $29.99 Into the Fire A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War Dakota Meyer and Bing West Random House, 239 pp....
American VoicesThe generals and Pentagon officials who manage the Afghan war should take note: A few days ago, Yemen's Interior Ministry announced that government forces had arrested a senior al-Qaeda operative -- "one of the most dangerous criminal elements in al Qaeda...
Tags: Yemen, Taliban, Barack Obama, Terrorism, United Nations
The question that normally comes to mind when someone claims to know the future is why he's out hustling rubes for pennies with his purported clairvoyance, instead of using it to make a fortune and retiring to the South Seas. Of course, the answer is...
World NowPresident Hamid Karzai condemned an American-made film that crudely mocks Islam, galvanizing fears among Westerners that the Afghan leader's denunciation could be read as a go-ahead to stage violent protests....
L.A. NOWPfc. Geoffrey Quevedo, who lost an arm and foot in Afghanistan, refuses to give up. "I don't want to be treated like a baby by American society," he says....
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