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The government filed criminal charges against Edward Snowden, who leaked top-secret information about NSA surveillance programs, and asked Hong Kong to detain him. Reports have emerged that the CIA and US special operations forces have been training Syrian rebels in Turkey and Jordan since November. The US is considering supplying antitank weapons to the rebels.

US charges Snowden with espionage

NYPD expands surveillance net to fight crime as well as terrorism

US secretly providing training for Syrian rebels

In Syrian chemical weapons claim, criticism about lack of transparency

Judicial Watch obtains State Dept. images of Benghazi terror attack

Utah soldier finally awarded Bronze Star for service in Iraq

The Opening of the Taleban Office in Qatar: A Propaganda Coup and an Angry Government

Taliban want release of 5 al Qaeda-linked commanders in exchange for captured US soldier

The Taliban are using their office in Qatar to further their political standing in the international community as well as negotiate the release of al Qaeda-linked leaders.

Taliban Qatar office hints at possibility of ceasefire

Fort Hood shooting: Long-delayed trial of Hasan set for July

Assessments contradict President's al Qaeda claim

Secretary of State Kerry said Afghan President Hamid Karzai's concerns were justifiable after he pulled out of planned peace talks with the Taliban. Former investigators of the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of New York want to reopen the case as new evidence suggests the cause may have been a missile strike, not malfunctioning equipment. FBI Director Mueller acknowledged that the agency uses some drones for surveillance in the US. The FBI offered a reward for information about the 2008 bombing of a military recruiting station in Times Square.

How the NSA's High-Tech Surveillance Helped Europeans Catch Terrorists

Why Kerry Wants to Strike Syria

Hamid Karzai suspends US-Afghanistan security pact talks

US War Games Send Signal to Assad

President Obama called the opening of the Taliban's office in Qatar a first step toward Afghan reconciliation. The US has withdrawn the precondition that the Taliban sever ties with al Qaeda, and will begin peace talks with the Taliban on June 20. The US transferred primary security responsibility for all of Afghanistan to Afghan forces. The head of the NSA said he would provide Congress with details of 50 cases of terrorist activity thwarted by means of the NSA's electronic records program, including an al Qaeda-linked plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange.

NSA helped foil terror plot in Belgium, documents, officials say

Hidden Report Reveals How Iran Dodges Nuclear Watchdogs