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Herat, Freewheeling Afghan City, Fearful of US Pullout

Gaza Clash Escalates With Deadliest Israeli Strike

Iran Set to Double Nuclear Fuel Capability

Pakistani Taliban Turn to Kidnapping to Finance Operations

Pakistan May Release More Taliban Prisoners

The CIA is launching an internal investigation into the conduct of David Petraeus when he was director of the agency. Adis Medunjanin, a US citizen from Bosnia who plotted with two other men to conduct suicide attacks on the New York subway system, was sentenced to life in prison.

Former CIA Director David Petraeus told Congress that he knew shortly after the attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi that Ansar al Shariah and Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb were involved; their names were later deleted from the CIA's report, however. The Treasury Department designated Mullah Naim Barich, the Taliban's shadow governor for Helmand province in Afghanistan, as an international drug trafficker.

US-Egypt relations challenged by escalating Middle East violence

Iraq frees Hezbollah commander who helped mold Shia terror groups

Musa Ali Daqduq, who was tasked with establishing a Hezbollah-like Shia terror group in Iraq, and who was involved in the 2007 attack on US troops in Karbala, has been freed from Iraqi custody and is now in Lebanon.

US troops may remains in Afghanistan beyond 2014

Afghanistan - US relents on bases in 1st round of security talks.s

David Petraeus: gleeful Taliban ponder correct way to execute adulterer

Petraeus mistress had substantial classified data on computer: sources

Afghans Test Lead Role in Tough Spot

Afghans Called Ill-Prepared to Maintain Bases on Their Own

German Arms Sales to Algeria Have Increased Dramatically

Malian expatriates in Paris fear for their homeland

Angry Turkish Secularists Plant Flag at Ergenekon Trial

The Pentagon launched an investigation into correspondence between top Afghanistan commander General John Allen and a woman linked to the extramarital affair between former CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer. Allen's nomination as commander of US and NATO forces in Europe is on hold. US officials hope to soon determine the pace of the drawdown in Afghanistan and the number of troops to remain after 2014.

Afghan Warlord Ismail Khan's Call to Arms Rattles Kabul