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  • Obama driving American foreign policy off a cliff

    Last week, the Washington Post's Tehran, Iran, correspondent was arrested. The charges are unspecified, but according to the paper, Jason Rezaian, 38; his Iranian wife, Yeganeh Salehi; and two other U.S. citizens were detained.

  • House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. The Republican-led Armed Services Committee backed a nonbinding...

  • Taliban attack Afghan police chief's home

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents attacked the home of a well-known provincial police chief in restive southern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing a civilian and a border policeman before being shot dead by police, officials said. The six gunmen, all of whom were wearing suicide vests,...

  • Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In a blow to hopes for peace talks, the Taliban's reclusive leader warned Friday that a bilateral security pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting. The Americans and NATO allies are winding down...

  • Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl returned to regular Army duty

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army has given Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl a desk job, ending the formal phase of his transition from Taliban prisoner to not-quite-ordinary soldier, and setting the stage for Army investigators to question the Idaho native about his disappearance that led to five years in...

  • Malala Yousafzai meets with Nigerian president, gets told missing girls will return home 'soon'

    Malala Yousafzai, the 17-year-old Pakistani activist shot two years ago, met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday and was told the abducted schoolgirls "will return to their homes soon."

  • VIDEO: Bowe Bergdahl returns to active service

    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reportedly returns to active service Monday.

  • Military brass backed Bergdahl prisoner swap

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman and the Joint Chiefs of Staff unanimously supported the Obama administration's exchange of five Taliban leaders for an Army sergeant held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years. In letters to the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the nation's seven top...

  • Malala Yousafzai, shot by Taliban, still campaigning for women's education

    Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani activist who was shot in the head two years ago, has not slowed down in her quest to bring education to girls around the world.

  • VIDEO --- House lawmakers: What's next after Bowe Bergdahl swap?

    Lawmakers are digging into the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap and its potential effects on national security.



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