WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taliban chief on Wednesday all but dashes U.S. President Barack Obama's hopes for opening peace talks before he leaves office, one of his top foreign policy goals, current and ... MSNBC Newsweek, 2 days ago
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The Afghan Taliban named an Islamic legal scholar who was one of former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour's deputies to succeed him on Wednesday, after confirming Mansour's death in a US drone strike at the weekend. Within an hour of the announcement ...Dhaka Tribune, 2 days ago AFGHANISTAN New Taliban head Barbados Today, 2 days ago Haibatullah new Afghan Taliban chief The Nation Pakistan, 2 days ago Afghan Taliban appoint a new leader, Kabul urges peace Today Online, 2 days ago
Editor's Note: Daniel Byman testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade on the U.S.-Saudi Arabiacounterterrorismrelationship. Read his full testimony below or watch coverage of the ...Brookings Institution, 3 days ago
Apart from the Laden-style attack on Pak soil to kill Mullah Mansour, the US aid restrictions on Pakistan's F-16 dreams have also contributed to making things worse Precursor for complications, says Pak media; sign of US getting 'less patient', ...Pune Mirror, 4 days ago Mansour strike shows US getting less patient with Pak: US media Deccan Chronicle, 4 days ago 'Mansour strike shows US getting impatient with Pak' Press Trust of India, 4 days ago Mansour strike shows US is less patient with Pak Economic Times, 4 days ago
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WASHINGTON: The U.S. drone strike thought to have killed Taliban chief Akhtar Mohammad Mansour represents another escalation in U.S. involvement in the war in Afghanistan by trying to cripple an insurgent group that has for years found refuge on ...The Nation Pakistan, 4 days ago Drone strike in Balochistan: US takes war back to Pakistan: Washington Post Business Recorder, 4 days ago Pakistan expresses 'concern' about US airstrike against Taliban leader Stars and Stripes, 4 days ago The hit on the Taliban leader sent a signal to Pakistan Brookings Institution, 4 days ago
By Hugh Naylor, BEIRUT — Persistently low oil prices appear to be taking a heavy toll on Saudi Arabia, spurring rare labor unrest as the kingdom's rulers pursue radical changes to stabilize the economy. Companies in the oil-exporting country ...Washington Post, 6 days ago
Afghanistan's spy agency and some Taliban spokesmen confirmed Sunday that top Taliban leader Mullah Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike Saturday in Pakistan that U.S. officials said could mark a new phase in the nearly 15-year-old war. ...Military.com, 5 days ago Afghans confirm Taliban leader's killing in US drone strike France24, 5 days ago
Muslim pilgrims pray on Mount Mercy during the annual hajj pilgrimage outside the holy city of Mecca, Sept. 23, 2015. (photo byREUTERS/Ahmad Masood) Author:Bruce Riedel Posted May 19, 2016 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef is preparing to ...AlMonitor, 1 week ago
If this doesn't cause your blood to run cold… Donald Trump, the arrogant, uncensored, late night fever-tweeter, will soon have access to sensitive, classified intelligence briefings. From : Former intelligence officials, some of whom ...Before It's News, 1 week ago
Former intelligence officials, some of whom once provided similar briefings, told CNN that the qualities that have propelled Trump to the top of the Republican ticket -- a swaggering stream-of-consciousness speaking style peppered with off-the-cuff ...CNN, 1 week ago
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