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US service member killed in Afghanistan insider attack

The US-led coalition headquarters in Kabul has confirmed that a US service member has been killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan. A statement issued by the Resolute ...

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Rand Paul worries Mike Pompeo will keep America in Afghanistan even longer

Rand Paul worries Mike Pompeo will keep America in Afghanistan even longer

Some senators may be worried that CIA Director Mike Pompeo, tapped by Donald Trump to be the next secretary of state, agrees with the president too much. Sen. Rand Paul ...

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Afghan official says sticky bomb destroys tanker

Afghan official says sticky bomb destroys tanker

The Latest on a Taliban attack in Afghanistan (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A district governor in Afghanistan’s Parwan province says a sticky bomb has destroyed an oil tanker outside ...

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Sanders: Trump Has ‘No Legal Authority’ to Bomb or Attack Syria

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With expectations high that President Donald Trump will order airstrikes or a bombing campaign against Syria at any time, Sen. Bernie Sanders declared Wednesday afternoon that the president has “no ...

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Mattis arrives in Afghan capital

Mattis arrives in Afghan capital

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday he believes victory in Afghanistan is still possible — not necessarily on the battlefield but in facilitating a Taliban reconciliation with the Afghan ...

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Gunman, 3 hostages found dead at California veterans home after 8-hour standoff

Gunman, 3 hostages found dead at California veterans home after 8-hour standoff

Three workers for a program that treats veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder were found dead Friday along with the suspect who took them hostage at the largest veterans home in ...

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American troops won’t win anything more in Afghanistan

There are reports the U.S. Army is readying about a thousand additional troops for deployment to Afghanistan where they will link up with some 14,000 other U.S. service members tasked with an ...

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Trump mocks Indian prime minister’s accent

Buried in a story published Sunday about a plan that could increase the number of troops in Afghanistan by 1,000, the Washington Post reported an eyebrow-raising anecdote about the president of the ...

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Trump shifts gears on Afghanistan

Trump shifts gears on Afghanistan

President Trump is changing gears on Afghanistan as he enters his second year in office. After decrying nation building during his presidential campaign and lambasting Afghanistan as a “complete waste,” the ...

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Army dog awarded highest honour for bravery during Taliban raid

Army dog awarded highest honour for bravery during Taliban raid

[ad_1] A British special forces dog was awarded the highest military medal an animal can receive for saving the lives of Special Boat Service troops during their 2012 operation to ...

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