A US peace envoy has brought a warning to the Taliban that any government that comes to power through force in Afghanistan won’t be recognized internationally.
By Kathy Gannon, Tameem Akhgar, Associated Press
Pakistan's national security advisor says a protracted war in neighboring Afghanistan is Pakistan's "nightmare scenario." He also slammed relentless blaming of Islamabad for the rapidly deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
President Trump says he’s lifting sanctions on Turkey, after Turkey and Russia extended a cease-fire while Syrian Kurds evacuate the Syrian border region. Trump credited U.S. military withdrawal from northeast Syria for delivering “a much more peaceful and stable area,”…
President Trump announced on Twitter on Saturday that he had canceled a secret Camp David meeting with the Taliban and Afghan officials, after the insurgent group “admitted” to a suicide attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a U.S.
By PBS NewsHour
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday that a few hundred American troops may stay in Syria as a stabilizing force after the majority of U.S. forces withdraw. Still, American allies fear that ISIS will have the capability to…
By PBS NewsHour
The partial government shutdown enters a fourth week, and a Native American community living on both sides of the border grapples with President Trump's proposed wall. Also, with the U.S. exiting Syria, a power vacuum begins to emerge in the…
Nearly eight years into Syria's civil war, President Trump’s announcement that he would withdraw U.S. troops from the region has many worried about far-reaching repercussions, as Syria and its allies, along with the Kurds and a remaining international coalition, volley…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The withdrawal began with shipments of military equipment, U.S. defense officials said. But in coming weeks, the contingent of about 2,000 troops is expected to depart even as the White House says it will keep pressure on the Islamic State…
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
U.S. troops will not leave northeastern Syria until Islamic State militants are defeated and American-allied Kurdish fighters are protected, a top White House aide said Sunday.
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