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Turkey's Erdogan to air policy differences with Obama

Pakistan's next premier an Islamist comeback kid

Syrian conflict threatens to spark ethnic upheaval in Turkey

US and Afghans Negotiate Future

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda Fighters Edging Closer to Full Scale Confrontation

White House documents show that the administration's talking points on the September 2012 Benghazi attack were revised 12 times and scrubbed of references to CIA warnings and the al Qaeda-linked Ansar al Sharia group that perpetrated the attack. The US penalized additional entities for violating Iran sanctions. Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was already a jihadist when he traveled to Russia in 2012, according to his cousin Magomed Kartashov, a leading Dagestani Salafist. Al Qaeda sympathizer Ahmed Abassi, who faces charges in a plot to bomb a passenger train, also had proposed poisoning US air and water.

Afghan senate urge US to remove Pakistan military from Goshta

The Benghazi Scandal Grows

Benghazi Talking Points Underwent 12 Revisions, Scrubbed of Terror Reference

Tunisian national Ahmed Abassi was indicted on visa fraud charges related to an alleged al Qaeda plot to bomb a passenger train traveling between Canada and the US. Three State Deptartment officials with firsthand knowledge of the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi testified that the administration should have done more to prevent the attack, to mitigate its severity, and to recognize its nature. The Boston police commissioner testified that his department was not aware of the Russian warning or the FBI inquiry on bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev prior to the Boston Marathon attack.

Dagestan Islamists Rebuffed Boston Bombing Suspect

Intelligence report identified vulnerability before Boston bombing

US funds worth $50 million stolen from Afghan bank: SIGAR

Afghanistan - Senate Speaker Lashes Out at Foreign Troops Over Border Posts

Turkish PM Erdogan: Syria has crossed red line, used chemical weapons

Tunisian indicted in New York linked to Canada terror plot

Ahmed Abassi, a Tunisian national, has been indicted for fraudulently applying "for a work visa in order to remain in the United States to facilitate an act of international terrorism." Abassi, who previously lived in Canada, is tied to a terror plot linked to al Qaeda elements in Iran to blow up a commuter train between Canada and the US.

Free Syrian Army fighters defecting to Al Nusrah Front

At Benghazi hearing, State Dept. officials challenge administration review of attacks

Diplomat Says Questions Over Benghazi Led to Demotion

Pentagon Plans for the Worst in Syria