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Nate Evans had three children depending on him and held down a good job running a hyperbaric chamber at a hospital. But what he really wanted was to go to war. In 2008, as the U.S. death toll in Iraq and Afghanistan approached 5,000, Evans became a...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives passed a massive defense bill on Friday that includes measures to block President Barack Obama's plans to close the Guantanamo Bay prison, underscoring the tough fight ahead for the White House as...
ReutersKABUL (Reuters) - The international community in Afghanistan, recently hit by two high-profile attacks on aid organizations, should brace itself for more Taliban violence in the coming months, the deputy commander of foreign forces said. "I think we...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsAn Overland Park native is killed in the war in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense says 2nd Lt. Justin Lee Sisson, formerly of Overland Park, and another soldier were killed Monday after their unit was struck by an Improvised Explosive Device in...
In the days after the Sept. 11 attacks, the Bush administration made clear to the world that it had the Islamic Republic of Iran in its sights. Condoleezza Rice, who was then President George W. Bush's national security adviser, issued this warning in...
WASHINGTON — In his early teens, Jude Kenan Mohammad was a familiar sight in his middle-class section of Raleigh, N.C., riding around on his bike to deliver groceries to elderly Muslim neighbors. But with an American mother and Pakistani father,...
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — After a resounding victory in Pakistan's national elections, presumptive new Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif could have pressed his populist, hard-line approach that paints the U.S. as hopelessly malevolent and self-interested....
WASHINGTON -- For all the armchair generals advocating U.S. military intervention in Syria, I have a few questions: Is human suffering the reason for the United States to act? That is the noblest and most altruistic of motives, and the estimated 70,...
Among all the bizarre actions which have constituted U.S. foreign policy, one stands out today as particularly bizarre and counterproductive. Over the past 10 years, the CIA has given Afghan President Hamid Karzai bags full of money totaling millions of...
“Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” Nowhere has that admonishment by 18th century statesman and philosopher Edmund Burke been ignored with such disastrous consequences as in Afghanistan. The imperial British...
It was inspiring to see them side by side at Southern Methodist University in Dallas: Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama. For their service to this country, we are indebted to each one of them. It'...
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