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  • Middle East holds few attractive options for Obama

    Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...
  • France's Les Armateurs Primes 'The Swallows of Kabul' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Paris-based prestige animation house Les Armateurs has set "The Swallows of Kabul" - a big-screen transfer of Yasmine Khadra's celebrated novel - as one of its flagship feature film productions. The other, "French Riviera," with Studiocanal, is also in...
  • Afghanistan's presidential election: Stuffed again

    Afghanistan's presidential election: Stuffed again
    History repeats itself in Afghanistan, usually as tragedy. The aftermath of the second round of the presidential election held on June 14th eerily echoes events in 2009, when Hamid Karzai held on to the presidency amid allegations of "industrial-scale...
  • Scores dead as Taliban wages offensive in southern Afghanistan

    Scores dead as Taliban wages offensive in southern Afghanistan
    Taliban fighters have attacked Afghan government troops and civilians across five southeastern districts in a days-long offensive heralding the start of the summer fighting season in the mountainous areas along the border with Pakistan. Afghan...
  • Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report

    Directors picked for 'Taliban Shuffle' movie with Tina Fey - report
    Having wrapped the Will Smith movie “Focus” for Warner Bros., John Requa and Glenn Ficarra have signed on to direct “The Taliban Shuffle” for Paramount and producer Tina Fey, TheWrap has learned. Fey will produce through her...
  • Afghan presidential runoff results delayed by fraud allegations

    Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission announced Tuesday that results of the presidential runoff election will be delayed by at least several days as votes from nearly 2,000 polling places are reviewed in response to allegations of massive fraud....
  • Obama pays secret visit to U.S. troops in Afghanistan

    President Obama swooped into the Afghan war zone for a secret, rare visit with troops Sunday and renewed a pledge to bring U.S. military involvement there to a "responsible end" this year. Speaking to a crowd of 3,000 service members in a hangar at...
  • Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service

    Patriotism travels throughout Westminster for Memorial Day parade, service
    The assistant adjutant general of the Army National Guard Maryland on Monday said the sons and daughters of America who have given their lives in military service are “beacons of hope” to the world that freedom and democracy can prevail....
  • White House accidentally identifies CIA chief in Afghanistan

    The CIA’s top official in Kabul has been publicly identified by the White House in an email accidentally circulated to thousands of journalists as part of President Obama’s surprise Memorial Day weekend trip to Afghanistan. The White House...
  • Long goodbye in Afghanistan

    Long goodbye in Afghanistan
    As recently as February, President Obama was signaling that the United States might withdraw all of its military forces from Afghanistan at the end of this year. Whether that so-called zero option was truly under consideration or was simply a tactic to...
  • Obama seeks to cut troop level in Afghanistan to 5,000 by end of 2015

    President Obama is planning to leave 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the U.S. ends its combat mission this year, but will quickly cut that number roughly in half by the end of 2015, a senior administration official said Tuesday. Obama plans on...