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Aug 21, 2014

Bergdahl exchange violated federal law, legal opinion says

Agency says Congress wasn't notified of the exchange of Taliban detainees for Army soldie...

Aug 21, 2014

Bergdahl swap violated law, legal opinion says

Agency says Congress needed to be notified of the exchange of Taliban detainees for Army soldier...

Aug 14, 2014

Marine filmed urinating on Taliban fighters corpses found dead: report

Marine Cpl. Robert Richards, 28, who was a medically retired combat veteran and revered sniper, made international news after video capturing him and three other Marines urinating on the bodies was anonymously posted to YouTube in January 2012... #Taliban #YouTube

Aug 21, 2014

Taliban-Bergdahl prisoner exchange broke the law, federal agency says

The Defense Department broke the law when it exchanged five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for captive Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl this year, the Government Accountability Office said Thursday... #Cuba #Guantanamo Bay #Taliban #Government Accountability Office #Bowe R Bergdahl

Aug 19, 2014

U.S. Embassy worker undaunted by Taliban attack, injuries

Lying in a ditch, his head throbbing from the bomb blast, Abbas Kamwand wiggled his toes. He was shocked to discover that he still could... #Cuba #Guantanamo Bay #Taliban #Government Accountability Office #Bowe R Bergdahl

Aug 15, 2014

Marine Who Urinated on Taliban Corpses in Afghanistan Dies

Cpl. Robert Richards, who pleaded guilty to the crime, has died in North Carolin... #Afghanistan #North Carolina #Taliban

Aug 19, 2014

Malala Yousafzai: By the Book

The activist and co-author of “I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World” relished “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the first book she read in the hospital when recovering from an attack by the Taliban... #Afghanistan #North Carolina #Taliban

Aug 10, 2014

Pakistan Opposition Raises Pressure on Prime Minister

Mass antigovernment demonstrations could threaten the country's stability at an especially precarious time, as it battles Taliban and al Qaeda militants on the Afghan frontier... #Pakistan #Al-Qaeda #Taliban

Aug 21, 2014

Bergdahl prison-swap deal is illegal says watchdog agency

The Obama administration broke the law when it swapped five Taliban terrorists being held at Guantanamo Bay for Army Sgt... #Barack Obama #Guantanamo Bay #Taliban

Aug 20, 2014

Afghanistan Orders Expulsion of New York Times Correspondent

The action against Matthew Rosenberg was the first public expulsion of an American journalist from Afghanistan since the rule of the Taliban... #Afghanistan #Taliban #New York Times Company