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KABUL, Afghanistan — For more than a decade, the U.S. and the Taliban have met almost exclusively on the battlefield of America's longest war. In coming days, both sides said, they will sit down at a negotiating table to discuss ending the bloodshed...
Tags: White House, Qatar, Afghanistan, U.S. Army, Hamid Karzai
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Monday he is holding up millions of dollars in U.S. aid to Afghanistan until President Barack Obama's administration explains the rationale behind more than a decade...
Call Washington BureauPennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey renewed his call for U.S. intervention in Syria now that the White House has said decisively that Syrian President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against his own people. "The time for U.S. action is overdue," Casey...
A former Baltimore resident and Fells Point business owner, Avril D. Haines, has been named deputy director of the CIA -- the first woman to hold the second-highest position at the agency. Haines, 43, previously worked as a White House deputy...
Reuters(Repeats, without changes, to widen distribution) * Menendez low-profile, crucial to Latino, Democrat support * Gang of Eight veteran backs bill but vigilant about changes * Senate amendments illustrate delicate political balance By Caren Bohan...
Reuters(Repeats with no change in content) By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) - Among the consequences facing U.S. President Barack Obama if he decides against arming Syria's rebels is that Arab and European states may step in more aggressively,...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, David Cameron, France, John Kerry, Russia
The civil war in Syria is heading in the wrong direction. In the last year, rebels had won control of big slices of territory, including much of the country's largest city, Aleppo. But those gains prompted a surge of military aid to Syrian President...
Reuters(US Senator Robert Menendez is a Reuters columnist but his opinions are his own.) By Senator Robert Menendez June 6 (Reuters) - The tragedy at the Rana Plaza clothing factory was a sober reminder that Bangladeshi garment workers still lack basic...
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Sen. Rand Paul sharply attacked former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, declaring that her actions in the months leading up to the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya last year were "inexcusable, it was a dereliction of...
Tags: Libya, Susan Rice, Benghazi, U.S. Congress, Christopher Stevens
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday called on Europe to act decisively to boost its economy and counter the risk of a protracted stagnation that would undermine economic growth in America. "Decisive action is needed now to restart demand...
Reuters* Rebels call for reinforcements in Qusair * Syria conflict spreading beyond its borders * Iranian-backed Hezbollah prominent in fighting By Erika Solomon BEIRUT, May 22 (Reuters) - Rebels fighting for control of the Syrian town of Qusair called for...
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