Trump ousts National Security Adviser John Bolton, says they ‘disagreed strongly’ on policy

President Trump announced Tuesday that he has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, saying he “disagreed strongly” with his suggestions on a range of issues. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House,” … Read More

U.S. preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in initial deal with Taliban

Soldiers carry the casket of Spec. Michael Nance at Dover Air Force Base on July 31 in Delaware. Nance and Pfc. Brandon Kreischer were killed on July 29 in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province. (Steve Ruark/AP) The Trump administration is preparing to … Read More

Flood Deaths in Southern Afghanistan Rise to 59

Kabul, March 4 (Prensa Latina) The number of deaths due to heavy rains and floods that have affected southern Afghanistan since the weekend has risen to 59, while another 10 remain missing, official sources said on Monday. According to Ahmad … Read More

‘Time for This War in Afghanistan to End,’ Says Departing U.S. Commander

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Gen. John Nicholson, center, during the change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sunday.Credit Credit Massoud Hossaini/Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan — When American Airlines Flight 77 struck the Pentagon on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Lt. Col. John W. Nicholson … Read More

Afghanistan faces worst drought in decades, as UN warns 1.4 million people need help

An Afghan girl carries empty containers to collect water, as a younger child looks on, in Sakhi village on the outskirts of Mazar-i-Sharif. CREDIT: AFP Afghanistan’s worst drought this century has left Ghulam and his family with only desperate options. Month by month he … Read More

The Taliban Have Gone High-Tech. That Poses a Dilemma for the U.S.

A member of the Afghan Special Forces is seen through a night-vision goggle during a training exercise with American Special Forces at Camp Shorab in Helmand Province in September. CreditAndrew Renneisen/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Once described as an ill-equipped band of … Read More

U.S. Evolving Middle East Operations of Carrier Strike Group as ISIS Loses Ground, Iranian Drones Make Daily Appearances

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An F-18 lands aboard carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) during flight operations in the Persian Gulf on March 10, 2018. USNI News photo. ABOARD CARRIER USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT, IN THE PERSIAN GULF — The rollback of ISIS forces in Iraq … Read More

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