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American general killed in insider Afghan attack

The attacker was dressed in an Afghan army uniform.

August 05, 2014 8:46 amLoading…
Gil Shapiro: Tearing away the curtain on Herrod's hive of intolerance

Gil Shapiro: Tearing away the curtain on Herrod's hive of intolerance

Ever wonder why Arizona’s Republican legislators pass religiously based bills such as SB 1062?

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Plight of world's women must be addressed

Plight of world's women must be addressed

Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.

March 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Pakistan releases 7 Taliban prisoners

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan announced Saturday it was releasing seven more Taliban prisoners in a diplomatic overture designed to help end nearly 12 years of war in neighboring Afghanistan, but doubts linger over whether the men will actually help advance peace negotiations or simply head back to t…

September 07, 2013 11:35 am

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September 07, 2013 11:35 am

Taliban capture 11 foreign civilians in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - The Taliban took 11 civilians prisoner, including eight Turks and a Russian, after their cargo helicopter made an emergency landing in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Monday, in the first large-scale capture of foreigners there in nearly six years.

April 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Remote: What not to miss on TV next week

DON’T MISS: “GAME OF THRONES”— The bloody Battle of Blackwater Bay may be over, but the brutal power plays continue in the third season of still-addictive epic fantasy series. As the saga resumes, the dysfunctional Lannisters maintain their hold on King’s Landing, though new challenges for t…

March 29, 2013 5:00 pmLoading…

US troop fatalities in Afghanistan down sharply

KABUL, Afghanistan — Over the last 26 days, something unusual has happened in Afghanistan: Not one U.S. service member has been killed. The lion’s share of the fighting — and dying — is now being done by Afghans.

February 15, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Short take: When in doubt, blame the media

How sad that Robert Archibald, president of the Missouri History Museum, and the Pakistani Taliban would have the same problem in the same week — the media.

October 19, 2012 10:15 pmLoading…
Slain Kandahar mayor mourned by his friends, family in Virginia

Slain Kandahar mayor mourned by his friends, family in Virginia

Ghulam Haider Hamidi, left, mayor of Afghanistan's second-largest city, reviewed documents with businessmen last year.

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