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Tag: United States

Taliban rejects US general’s call for reconciliation

When US leaders plead with the Taliban to make peace, they provide it with all of the fodder it needs…

The future of counterterrorism: Addressing the evolving threat to domestic security

Testimony before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee Counterterrorism and Intelligence, on the future of counterterrorism and addressing the…

Analysis: Reading Tehran’s security establishment on the strike in Sanaa

A deeper look at a recent airstrike in Sanaa by the Saudi-led military coalition, where Iranian security elites display a…

US launches ‘self-defense strike’ against Shabaab in southern Somalia

The Obama administration and US military leaders continue to attempt to hide direct combat operations behind the mission of advising…

Suspect in New York area bombings captured after shootout

The FBI has identified Ahmad Khan Rahami as a suspect in the Sept. 17 bombing in New York City that…

Islamic State’s governor for Aleppo reportedly killed in airstrike

It is unclear if the US or Russia killed Amr al Absi, the Islamic State's governor for the Syrian province…

US Special Forces engage Taliban in fighting at Kunduz airport

A senior Afghan military official confirmed that US Special Forces engaged the Taliban outside of Kunduz Airport. Maintaining control of…

Ban Ki-Moon shakes hands with alleged al Qaeda emir

The United Nations Secretary General greeted ‘Abd al Wahhab al Humayqani at Geneva for peace talks in his capacity as…