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Case against former Green Beret in suspected Taliban bombmaker’s death will proceed to court-martial

The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial, Army officials said Wednesday. Continue reading

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Hunting Ayman Al Zawahiri: Where has the Al Qaeda leader been hiding for 18 years?

Nestled alongside ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi in the deepest ranks of the depraved, Al Qaeda’s chief Ayman Al Zawahiri is one of the two most wanted men in the world – both have a $25 million U.S. bounty on their heads. Continue reading

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Prominent journalist who feared for her life shot and killed in Afghanistan

A leading Afghan journalist has been shot and killed in Kabul nearly a week after she expressed fears for her own life. Continue reading

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Trump reportedly taking broad look at veterans convicted of battlefield crimes

President Trump, who in recent days pardoned a former U.S. soldier convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner, is taking a broad look at military veterans jailed for battlefield crimes and considering granting more of them similar relief. Continue reading

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Afghan boy, 5, does happy dance with new prosthetic leg

A video of a 5-year-old Afghan boy dancing while wearing his new prosthetic leg has lit up the internet. Continue reading

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Inside the secret lives of transgender refugee sex workers in Pakistan

It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – those who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, an… Continue reading

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Taliban says gap closing in talks with US for troop withdrawal

Talks between the Taliban and the peace envoy over a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan are narrowing a gap between both sides, a spokesman for the insurgent group said Saturday. Continue reading

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Quadruple amputee Marine opens up about the moment that helped him overcome depression

The Marine who lost all of his arms and legs following an IED explosion in Afghanistan tells Fox News that something he saw outside his window one day helped him overcome his battle with depression – and set him on the right path to recovery. Continue reading

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US.-based Afghan pilot training program ends after nearly half of pilots go AWOL

A U.S.-based program to train Afghan attack pilots has shuttered after nearly half of trainees kept going absent without leave, or AWOL, resulting in only one graduating class, according to a government report released this week. Continue reading

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Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says

Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment released by the Special Inspector General for Afghanista… Continue reading

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Pentagon identifies 2 service members killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon on Saturday identified two U.S. service members who were killed in Afghanistan earlier this week. Continue reading

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Daughter of American man killed after speaking with John Walker Lindh calls his early release ‘a slap in the face’

It was a text message that, for 26-year-old Alison Spann, ripped open old wounds of mourning. “My grandfather wrote that he needed to talk to me about news of an early release of John Walker Lindh,� Spann told Fox News on Friday. Continue reading

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Two US service members reported killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, according to a NATO-led resolute support mission statement. Continue reading

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US-Taliban peace deal would dishonor 9/11 victims and troops who lost lives, senior Afghan official warns

While peace negotiations between the United States and Taliban representatives – without the Afghan government – continue this week in a sprawling Qatar resort in an effort to end the 18-year war, Afghanistan’s top security official is warning th… Continue reading

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AOC calls Afghanistan war ‘disastrous + wrong’ response to 9/11, says US should have tried ‘non-intervention’

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faced criticism this week after writing that the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan to combat Al-Qaeda in response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks was “disastrous� and “wrong,� and asserting that “non-interv… Continue reading

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Lt. Col. Allen West: Makes me ‘sick’ US negotiating with five Taliban former Guantanamo detainees

Former congressman and retired Lt. Col. Allen West expressed his ‘disgust’ with recent reports Wednesday that five members of the Taliban negotiation team meeting with a United States envoy to end America’s war in Afghanistan are former Guantanam… Continue reading

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Soldier receives surprise hometown greeting upon return from Afghanistan

Dozens lined a bridge into a Massachusetts town Saturday to surprise a U.S. Army soldier who returned home from a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Indiana veteran adopts dog that served alongside him in Afghanistan

A U.S. Army veteran who made a furry friend while serving in Afghanistan finally adopted the bomb-sniffing dog — in a painstaking process that took years. Continue reading

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Senate votes to halt debate on amendment opposing speedy withdrawal from Syria, Afghanistan

In a bipartisan rebuke to President Trump, the Senate voted 68-23 Thursday to advance an amendment that would oppose withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and Afghanistan. Continue reading

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Wife of Green Beret Matthew Golsteyn, accused of murdering suspected Taliban bomb maker, hits back at Army’s tactics

The wife of a decorated former Green Beret officer who has been charged in the death of a suspected Taliban bomb maker defended her husband and hit back at the Army’s tactics against him on Sunday. Continue reading

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