U.S. Strikes Taliban Hours After Trump’s Call to Militant Group

Hours after Donald Trump spoke by phone with a top leader of the Taliban about peace in Afghanistan, the U.S. conducted an airstrike against the militant group while it was attacking Afghan forces in Helmand province.

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Afghanistan War Enters New Stage as U.S. Military Prepares to Exit

Intelligence briefers regularly present President Trump with a classified map of Afghanistan, usually the only report on the war he examines, displaying the strikes carried out in recent days and, critically, the number of Taliban and other militants killed.

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Historic Peace Deal in Afghanistan Reached with Taliban, Allowing Withdrawal of U.S. Troops

U.S. and Taliban negotiators signed an historic agreement Saturday in Qatar that could end 19 years of war in Afghanistan and allow President Donald Trump to begin the promised withdrawal of American troops.

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US to Sign Historic Deal With Taliban, Trump Announces, Beginning End of US war in Afghanistan and Withdrawal of American Troops

After a week-long deal to reduce violence across Afghanistan, the U.S. and the Taliban are set to sign a historic agreement Saturday that would see U.S. troops start to withdraw, according to a statement issued Friday afternoon by President Donald Trump.

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Taliban, Afghan Officials Say reach Pact to Reduce Violence

Afghan, international and Taliban forces will observe a seven-day period of reduced violence in Afghanistan beginning at midnight (1930 GMT), an Afghan official and Taliban leaders said on Friday.

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Iraq on the Brink of Self Destruction

An enormous amount of coverage has been placed on the United States for instituting a drone strike which killed General Qasem Soleimani, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force, but what has been missing since the attack is the total dysfunction of the Iraqi government in Baghdad.

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