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Ex-Navy SEAL who claims to have killed Bin Laden: Afghanistan War ‘can't be solved with bullets and bombs'

Ex-Navy SEAL who claims to have killed Bin Laden: Afghanistan War ‘can't be solved with bullets and bombs'

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The former Navy SEAL who claims to have fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011 says the U.S. military needs a new strategy in Afghanistan, where troops eight years...
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Lawmakers Scuffle Over Disputed Speaker's Role in Afghan Parliament

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The turmoil came just days after newly elected members started their first session after elections plagued by vote-rigging and bribery.
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The US accidentally killed more than a dozen Afghan policemen in an airstrike after a 'miscommunication'

The US accidentally killed more than a dozen Afghan policemen in an airstrike after a 'miscommunication'

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

A firefight broke out in Afghanistan's Helmand province after local police attempted to tear down a Taliban flag. Officials from the NATO-led mission Resolute Support say...
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NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake'

NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake'

4 days ago   |   RT

An airstrike by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission reportedly killed 17 police officers in Afghanistan on Thursday, injuring a dozen others in a ‘mistake' during fighting...
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Afghanistan: Air attack kills 17 policemen 'by mistake'

4 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Head of the provincial council said air attack took place as Afghan police were fighting the Taliban near the city.
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Trump Administration Asks Congress to Reimburse The Taliban

4 days ago   |   Newsweek

Steve Ellis, executive vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, told Roll Call that the funding request felt like a headline ripped from satirical newspaper, The Onion.
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U.S. Raises the Stakes in Afghanistan From the Air

U.S. Raises the Stakes in Afghanistan From the Air

4 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Civilian deaths mount as Washington tries to pressure the Taliban in peace talks.
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Trump administration reportedly wanted to use taxpayer dollars to repay the Taliban for their travel to peace talks

Trump administration reportedly wanted to use taxpayer dollars to repay the Taliban for their travel to peace talks

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Department of Defense asked Congress for approval to use taxpayer dollars to reimburse the Taliban for travel expenses incurred attending peace talks with the US, Roll Call...
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Taliban attack leaves 10 soldiers dead in southern Afghanistan

4 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

The armed group's attack in Shamulzayi district of Zabul province also leaves at least four soldiers wounded.
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Murder case against former Green Beret will proceed to court-martial

Murder case against former Green Beret will proceed to court-martial

5 days ago   |   New York Post

The murder case against a decorated former Green Beret charged in the 2010 killing of an unarmed suspected Taliban bombmaker will proceed to a trial by general court-martial...
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NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

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Suspected Christchurch shooter charged with engaging in terror act

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Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

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Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in Durham

Durham police were investigating a homicide after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Tuesday morning. Read more ...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers results: Golden State sweeps Portland to reach...

Warriors vs. Trail Blazers results: Golden State sweeps Portland to reach fifth straight to NBA Finals

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