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As Gold Is Spirited Out of Afghanistan, Officials Wonder Why




European Leaders Push for End to Ban on Arming Syria Rebels




As year ends, US commanders are offering glowing assessments of war progress in Afghanistan




US troops will man Patriot batteries along Turkey's border with Syria




US force in Afghanistan may be smaller than expected after 2014




Vast sums of aid continue to be stolen in Afghanistan




US presses Pakistan on bomb fertiliser




US Muslims to reclaim 'jihad' with ad campaign




The US authorized the deployment of two Patriot missile batteries and 400 troops to Turkey along the Syrian border. The total of six missile batteries to be deployed by NATO is less than requested by Turkey. The Treasury Department imposed sanctions on seven companies and five persons linked to Iran's uranium-enrichment program.




Europe Court Finds Violation in CIA Rendition




Found guilty: Prison guard sacked over Dr Afridi's Fox News interview




Shaker Masri, an Alabama-born Chicago man, was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison. Masri had plotted to be a suicide bomber for al Qaeda or Shabaab in Somalia. Two Alabama men, Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair and Randy Wilson, were arrested in Georgia as they were planning to travel to Mauritania for jihad. Wilson is friends with Omar Hammami, a wanted American terrorist with Shabaab.




US lawmakers says Syria's chemical weapons are ready to use




Kidnappings Fuel Extremists in Western Africa




Can France and Algeria find common ground on Mali?




Panetta, other US officials in Kabul paint rosy picture of Afghan situation




US and Philippine officials planned for an increase in the rotational presence of US forces in the Philippines. The military judge overseeing war crimes tribunals at Guantanamo prohibited public disclosure of information about locations where detainees had been held, the names of individuals involved in the process, and details of interrogation techniques.




President Obama said the US will formally recognize the Syrian National Coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people. The US added the Al Nusrah Front, an offshoot of al Qaeda in Iraq, to the terrorist list, and also blacklisted pro-Assad militias that kill civilians as part of a campaign of violence.




Drones violate sovereignty, but so do militants using Pakistani soil: Haqqani




New York state's top court rules gang activity is not terrorism