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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 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

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 26, 2014

General: Stable government needed to help Afghan forces

Afghan forces need a stable government to help them overcome the Taliban... #Cuba #Guantanamo Bay #Taliban #Government Accountability Office #Bowe R Bergdahl

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... #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 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 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 30, 2014

Taliban claims responsibility for Afghan attack killing 6, wounding 33

A suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan set off a five-hour gun battle between militants and security forces, leaving six people dead and at least 33 injured, most of them civilians, provincial authorities said... #Afghanistan #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