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  • Obama makes 'no apologies' for Bergdahl-Taliban prisoner exchange

    Obama makes 'no apologies' for Bergdahl-Taliban prisoner exchange
    President Obama said Thursday he would not apologize for trading five Taliban detainees for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who the White House says could have been killed if details had leaked before his release last weekend. Speaking in Brussels, Obama...
  • U.S. drone strike reported in Pakistan, ending 5-month pause

    A U.S. drone aircraft struck suspected militants in Pakistan’s tribal areas on Wednesday, breaking a five-month pause in the attacks, Pakistani security officials said. Officials said the unmanned aircraft fired two missiles, hitting a car and a...
  • Chuck Hagel defends Bowe Bergdahl swap in testimony before House panel

    Chuck Hagel defends Bowe Bergdahl swap in testimony before House panel
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday defended the swapping of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban prisoners, insisting that the exchange was the "last, best chance" to get him back and did not violate a long-standing U.S. policy against...
  • Sgt. Bergdahl and the US departure from Afghanistan

    Soon we shall get to the bottom of the swap of five Taliban kingpins from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility for one Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. In time we will learn whether Bergdahl really served with "honor and distinction" and was "captured on the...
  • Bowe Bergdahl headed home to U.S., will land in Texas on Friday

    Bowe Bergdahl headed home to U.S., will land in Texas on Friday
    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, captured by Taliban members in 2009, is en route to the United States, according to military officials. Bergdahl, who had been receiving treatment at a military hospital in Germany since his release May 31, will arrive in San...
  • Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified

    Afghan soldier who killed U.S. general is identified
    The gunman who killed a U.S. Army major general and wounded several others at a military university in Afghanistan was identified by officials Wednesday as an Afghan soldier in his 20s who was carrying a NATO-issued assault rifle. The gunman, who...
  • Army investigators finish questioning Bergdahl about his 2009 capture

    Army investigators finish questioning Bergdahl about his 2009 capture
    Army investigators wrapped up two days of questioning Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Thursday as part of an investigation into his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, and his subsequent capture that led to nearly five years of Taliban captivity....
  • Obama welcomes Taliban assent to Afghanistan talks

    Obama welcomes Taliban assent to Afghanistan talks
    ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland -- Calling for an “Afghan-led, Afghan-owned peace process,” President Obama expressed cautious optimism about the Taliban’s surprise agreement to negotiate directly with U.S. officials toward ending America&...
  • U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks

    U.S., Pakistan agree to revive high-level talks
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The U.S. and Pakistan will revive high-level talks on a host of issues including counterterrorism cooperation and preventing militancy along the Afghan-Pakistani border, and economic revitalization in the nuclear-armed South...
  • Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...
  • Drone attack kills 6 at Pakistan seminary

    Drone attack kills 6 at Pakistan seminary
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- A suspected U.S. drone attack early Thursday on a religious seminary believed to be linked to the ruthless Haqqani insurgent network killed at least six people and wounded eight, according to police and witnesses. Residents of...