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Jason Kander Speaks Candidly About Ending Mayoral Bid To Seek Treatment For PTSD
Seen as a rising Democratic star, he dropped out of Kansas City, Missouri, mayor's race last year.
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Mike Pence Tells West Point Graduates They Will Be In Combat: 'It Will Happen'
"Some of you will join the fight on the Korean Peninsula ... where North Korea continues to threaten the peace," the vice president said.
Trump's Foreign Policy Challenges Are Mounting Around The World
By Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns, AP
The mounting challenges show the limits of Trump's self-touted ability to make a deal.
Under Trump, Visas Plummet For Afghan, Iraqi Military Translators
They've risked their lives working for the American military abroad, yet the number of interpreters being granted U.S. visas has fallen sharply.
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UN: Pro-Government Forces Kill More Afghan Civilians Than Insurgents
By Kathy Gannon, AP
Afghan forces and their allies were responsible for more than half of all civilian deaths in the first three months of 2019.
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3 Americans Killed, Contractor Injured In Roadside Blast In Afghanistan
By Idrees Ali, Reuters
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, which left three American soldiers dead and one Afghan contractor injured.
Military IDs 2 U.S. Service Members Killed In Afghanistan
The fatalities bring to four the number of U.S. soldiers killed so far this year in Afghanistan.
2020 Democratic Hopefuls Quietly Endorse Trump's Middle East Withdrawals
A big, bipartisan majority voiced opposition to a "precipitous" military drawdown in Syria and Afghanistan. Democratic presidential contenders sided with Trump.
Senate GOP Rebukes Trump Over Syria, Afghanistan Withdrawals
Most Senate Democrats likely to or already declared as running for president in 2020 opposed the move.
Many 2020 Democrats Silent On Trump's Afghanistan, Syria Withdrawals
HuffPost contacted a dozen likely presidential candidates to ask where they stand.
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Nancy Pelosi Cancels Afghanistan Trip After Accusing Trump Of Leaking Travel Plans
The House speaker cited "the grave threats caused by the President’s action."
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Seth Meyers: Trump's Like A Stoner Pizza Shop Manager Who Forgot To Open For Business
He sounded pretty high, too, talking about the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Elizabeth Warren Backs Withdrawal Of U.S. Troops From Syria And Afghanistan
But the senator criticized Trump's sudden tweet on Syria and his failure to discuss his plans with America's allies.
Retired 4-Star General Stanley McChrystal Says He Wouldn't Work For 'Shady' Donald Trump
"It's important for me to work for people who I think are basically honest," he said.
Democrats Against Military Interventions Cautiously Praise Trump On Afghanistan
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
But if the troop pullout proceeds amid Trump-style chaos, advocates for a less hawkish foreign policy could face a big setback.
Donald Trump Orders 7,000 U.S. Troops Out Of Afghanistan: Reports
The aim is to eventually bring home all 14,000 troops, according to officials.
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Blast At Mosque Inside Afghanistan Army Base Kills 27 Soldiers
By AMIR SHAH, AP
“There were soldiers lying everywhere and the smoke was so thick, it was difficult to see,” said a spokesman at the base.
New Hampshire Elects Afghan Refugee Who Fled Taliban To State House
Safiya Wazir learned English by reading the dictionary.
Utah Mayor Pleaded With 'United' Americans To Vote Before He Was Killed In Afghanistan
"I hope we all remember that we have far more as Americans that unites us than divides us," North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor wrote.
Utah Mayor Killed In 'Insider Attack' While Deployed In Afghanistan: Reports
Brent Taylor, mayor of North Ogden, reportedly died on Saturday while serving with Utah's National Guard.
Huge Market Fire Destroys More Than 600 Businesses In Afghan Capital
By Amir Shah, AP
An apparent electrical fault started the blaze.
Rafiq Maqbool, AP
Why American Leaders Insist On Fighting Losing Wars
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Hint: they’re winning in other ways.
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U.S. General Shot In Taliban Attack In Afghanistan, Pentagon Confirms
Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Smiley suffered a gunshot wound and two senior Afghan officials were killed.
He Risked His Life For Americans In Afghanistan. Trump Won't Let Him See His Family In Jersey.
The agonizing limbo of a refugee father waiting to rejoin his sick stepson.
U.S. Military Contractor In Afghanistan Fired For Wearing Neo-Nazi Flag
An employee of MAG Aerospace, an aviation consulting company hired by the military, was spotted in a video wearing a "Kekistan" flag patch.
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John McCain's Victims Are A Part Of His Story
, Guest Writer
Don't let them be erased.
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