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US Lose-Lose Game in Afghanistan (Part 1)

U.S. provided an estimated $83 billion worth of training and equipment to Afghan securityU.S. purchased and provided 75,898 vehicles and 208 aircraft to the Afghan army and security forcesArmored personnel carriers such as the M113A2 cost $170,000…
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Top US Spy says Somalia, Yemen, Syria and Iraq Represent Greater Terrorist Threat than Afghanistan

Afghanistan is no longer the US' top concern among international terrorist threats to the American homeland, the nation's top spy said at an intelligence and national security conference in Washington on Monday, even amid ongoing fears from…
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A Million Afghan Children Could Die in ‘Most Perilous Hour,’ U.N. Warns

Millions of Afghans could run out of food before the arrival of winter and one million children are at risk of starvation and death if their immediate needs are not met, top United Nations officials warned on Monday, putting the country’s…
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Secretary of State Blinken calls Taliban ‘the de facto government of Afghanistan’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a contentious congressional hearing Monday that the Taliban is Afghanistan’s de facto government, a statement that marks the apparent end of a Western attempt to create a stable democracy in the…
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Protests in US over the Murder of Yemeni-American in Lahj Province

Tens of thousands of members of the Yemeni community in the US have denounced and protested against the murder of Yemeni-American Abdul-Malik Al-Sanabani who was visiting relatives this month, but was reportedly killed by an "armed gang" while…
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September 11: Assorted FBI Note Cites Saudi Involvement

The U.S. government on Saturday released an FBI note confirming Riyadh’s involvement in the September 11, 2001 attacks by al – Qaeda, but did not provide the expected evidence for the families of the victims prosecuting Saudi Arabia. Of…