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President Trump reviewing case of former US service member charged with murder of suspected bomb maker

President Trump reviewing case of former US service member charged with murder of suspected bomb maker

President Trump tweeted Sunday morning that he will be reviewing the case of a former U.S. Army Green Beret who has been charged with the murder of a suspected Taliban ...

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US approach is changing after the start of Islamabad’s efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan

US approach is changing after the start of Islamabad’s efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan

The United States has welcomed Pakistan’s cooperation to promote peace talks between Afghan government and the Taliban, a media report said on Monday. The US acknowledgement came after Prime Minister ...

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US airstrike kills 20 civilians in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar

US airstrike kills 20 civilians in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar

At least 20 women and children have been killed in an airstrike conducted by US warplanes in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Kunar, local officials say. The deadly aerial aggression occurred late ...

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US soldier killed in Afghanistan for 2nd time this month

US soldier killed in Afghanistan for 2nd time this month

A member of the U.S. military was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday — the second to die this month in the country and 10th this year. The news was announced ...

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Trump and Pakistani leader face off on Twitter

Trump and Pakistani leader face off on Twitter

President Donald Trump has defended his administration’s decision to cut off aid to Pakistan, berating the country for not doing “a damn thing for us.” In an interview with Fox ...

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Blackwater founder seeks to privatize Afghan war despite mercs getting

Blackwater founder seeks to privatize Afghan war despite mercs getting

Upon departing as commander of US Forces Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson recently said that America’s military strategy, revised a year ago under the Trump administration, is working. At the same ...

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Shooter posted online about his military service

Shooter posted online about his military service

California bar shooter Ian David Long posted information about his military service on a special forces forum called Shadowspear in March 2017. In his post, Long said he had served ...

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US service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

US service member killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

A member of the U.S. armed forces was killed and another was wounded in an apparent insider attack on Saturday in the Afghan capital Kabul, according to Resolute Support, the ...

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US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

The US military says it is cancelling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad’s failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously ...

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Trump adviser John Bolton addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the U.S. war in Afghanistan

Trump adviser John Bolton addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the U.S. war in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser addressed the idea of using private contractors to help fight the U.S. war in Afghanistan, saying he is “always open to new ideas.” In ...

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