Afghanistan

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Negotiating with terrorists

By Cal Thomas
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Terrorism | Euphoria over the Taliban’s release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was quickly tempered by media reports that Bergdahl had abandoned his post and that his…

Globe Trot: Did the U.S. negotiate with terrorists?

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: The release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is raising more questions than answers. Did President Barack Obama’s administration negotiate…

Taliban frees U.S. soldier held captive for almost five years

By Leigh Jones
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Military | Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan, is free today after the Obama administration agreed to release five Afghan detainees…

Obama aims to become global collaborator-in-chief

By Andrew Branch
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Foreign Policy | In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama announced a new strategy Wednesday, calling on Congress to approve a $5 billion…

A rebuilder of cities

By Mindy Belz
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Afghanistan | Laborers like Jerry Umanos are doing the unsung work of a generation

Globe Trot: Iraq goes to the polls

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Baghdad is under lockdown, with cars banned from city streets and Iraqis today at the polls in the first election since the U.S. withdrawal in 2011. One…

Globe Trot: Prime minister resigns over ferry disaster

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTH KOREA: Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won resigned on Sunday over South Korea’s ferry-sinking disaster. With more than 200 people dead and…

Working in a ‘code-red’ country

By Mindy Belz
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Afghanistan | U.S. civilian workers in Afghanistan assess security after Christians are killed

Globe Trot: Kerry’s Middle East peace ‘pipe dream’

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Jerry Umanos, one of three Americans killed at a hospital in Kabul run by Christian NGO CURE International, made a 7,000-mile commute to serve…

Christian doctor killed in Afghan attack

By Mindy Belz
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Afghanistan | A pediatrician from Chicago, others, gunned down by a policeman in Kabul

Midday Roundup: FDA snubs out unregulated e-cigarettes

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Smoke out. The Food and Drug Administration proposed new rules today to protect minors from the dangers of electronic cigarettes. The guidelines would be the…

Globe Trot: Will Afghanistan’s election be decided in a back-room deal?

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: Perhaps one of the best living photojournalists remembers one who recently died—David Guttenfelder discusses the work of colleague Anja…

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