Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
U.S. believes Syria used chemicals The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
U.S. General Says NATO Needs More Troops in Afghanistan But, according to Nicholson, Russia is instead giving the Taliban encouragement and diplomatic ... Iran and India and insisted the Taliban must be included in peace talks. 02/9/2017 - 8:53 pm | View Link
PRESIDENT OBAMA NEGOTIATES WITH TERRORISTS – U.S. AND TALIBAN AGREE TO BEGIN FORMAL PEACE TALKS that country is giving the terrorists exactly what they want – legitimacy. A nation engages in peace talks with other nations, not asymmetric, amorphous terrorist groups. If a superpower like the U.S. acknowledges the Taliban’s authority to ... 01/17/2017 - 11:00 am | View Link
Ex-Afghan leader Karzai attacks new U.S. combat rules, urges Taliban to talk peace KABUL Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has sharply criticised new authorities giving the U.S. military greater freedom to fight Taliban insurgents ... in demands that have hampered progress in peace talks. His comments on American involvement in ... 09/14/2016 - 5:59 pm | View Link
Pakistan, China, U.S., Afghanistan meet to seek roadmap to peace Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wants no part in giving the Taliban official recognition. Maulvi Shazada Shaeid, a representative on Afghanistan's High Peace Council, tasked with seeking peace with the Taliban, said the distance between the two sides is vast ... 01/11/2016 - 2:38 am | View Link
U.S. Scrambles to Save Taliban Talks After Afghan Backlash At the same time, it became increasingly apparent that the Taliban, at little cost in binding promises or capital, were seizing the peace process as a stage for publicity and giving the Americans a stark lesson in the complications that could be posed by ... 08/10/2014 - 10:44 am | View Link
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Afghan Government Secretly Fosters Taliban Splinter Groups ... The Afghan government is giving financial and military support to a breakaway Taliban faction, according to officials, in an effort to sow rifts within the ... 02/15/2017 - 11:06 pm | View Website
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A proposal the Trump administration is considering to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization has stalled over warnings from defense and intelligence officials that the move could backfire, according to officials familiar with the matter.
PARIS (Reuters) - French presidential challenger Francois Fillon will face a full judicial inquiry into allegations he paid family members for fake parliamentary jobs after the country's financial prosecutor said he was appointing a magistrate to lead a deeper probe.