• US begins to withdraw some troops from Afghanistan

    (CNN) — The US has begun withdrawing some troops from Afghanistan, part of the initial drawdown to 8,600, a spokesman for US Forces in Afghanistan announced on Monday. The move is part of the historic agreement signed between the US and Taliban late last month that sets into motion the potential for a full withdrawal of US […]

  • One dead in suicide bomb attack near US embassy in Tunisia

    (CNN) — A policeman died Friday of his injuries after two suicide bombers attacked a security post near the US embassy in Tunisia, the country’s interior ministry said. The bombings in the capital, Tunis, injured four other policemen and a civilian. The ministry blamed the attack on “terrorists.” Sufyan al-Sulaiti, a spokesman for the anti-terror judicial […]

  • Pentagon report says ISIS is ‘re-surging in Syria’

    ISIS is “re-surging” in Syria less than five months after President Donald Trump declared the terror group’s caliphate there had been 100% defeated, according to a new Pentagon inspector general’s report on the fight against ISIS. “Despite losing its territorial ‘caliphate,’ the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) solidified its insurgent capabilities in Iraq and was re-surging […]

  • ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh to Be Released

    John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison. But conditions imposed recently on Lindh’s release, slated for Thursday, make clear that authorities remain concerned […]

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