Trump: ‘We’re Pretty Close’ to Afghan Peace Deal

Trump: ‘We’re Pretty Close’ to Afghan Peace Deal Ayaz Gul and Steve Herman – Voice of America ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI – U.S. President Donald Trump says his administration is moving closer to a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying a week-long nationwide “reduction in violence” truce with the insurgent group is holding up “so

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Turkish Casualties Rise in Syria, But Ankara Wary of Confronting Russia

Turkish Casualties Rise in Syria, But Ankara Wary of Confronting Russia Dorian Jones – Voice of America ISTANBUL – Turkish forces have suffered more casualties in the latest round of fighting in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province. But despite Russia backing Syrian government forces in the ongoing attacks on Turkish forces, Ankara has refrained from confronting Moscow

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Jamming, Precision Artillery and Long Range Drone Strikes on Libyan Battlefield Offer Lessons Learned for U.S. Military

Jamming, Precision Artillery and Long Range Drone Strikes on Libyan Battlefield Offer Lessons Learned for U.S. Military by Shawn Snow – Military Times Battles with characteristics of near-peer combat are raging in Africa — especially in Libya, where high-tech precision strike weapons are flooding the battlefield. And at a time when the U.S. is considering

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The Taliban Lies in the ‘New York Times’

The Taliban Lies in the ‘New York Times’ by Tom Rogan – Washington Examiner The Taliban is lying. That’s my response to Sirajuddin Haqqani’s New York Times opinion article on Thursday, “What We, the Taliban, Want.” As my colleague Becket Adams observes, the choice to allow the Taliban to write this article is itself questionable.

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