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Is Peace With the Taliban Possible?

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 03.14.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Taliban peace talks are riddled with challenges: the Taliban has sought the release of at least five senior Taliban leaders from the Guantanamo Bay prison and poor Afghan governance continues to undermine a lasting solution.

Haqqani Network Leader Reportedly Killed In U.S. Drone Strike In Pakistan

AP | RASOOL DAWAR | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — American drone-fired missiles killed a ranking member of the militant Haqqani network on Thursday in northwestern Pakistan,...

Analysts: Afghan Taliban, Al Qaeda May Rethink Ties

AP | By DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 07.04.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Now that Osama bin Laden is dead, some analysts are speculating that al-Qaeda and its Afghan Taliban allies could go their separ...

Sources Reveal Obama's Top Choice For Key Afghanistan Post

AP | Posted 06.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is likely to name seasoned diplomat Ryan Crocker as the next U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, several sources told...

New U.S. Afghanistan-Pakistan Rep Is Head Firefighter And Head Gardener

Nancy Birdsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nancy Birdsall

Marc Grossman has courageously agreed to take up what has been called "the worst job in the world" -- special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Clinton Taps New Envoy To Afghanistan, Pakistan

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has chosen retired diplomat Marc Grossman to replace the late Richard Holbrooke as the Un...

FBI Whistleblower: Hastert, Burton, Blunt, Other Members of Congress 'Bribed, Blackmailed'

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

The broad criminal conspiracy is said to have resulted in, among other things, the sale of nuclear weapons technology to black market interests including Pakistan, Iran, North Korea, Libya and others.

Formerly-'Gagged' FBI Whistleblower Details Congressional Blackmail, Bribery, Espionage, Corruption in Remarkable Videotaped Deposition

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

Just over two weeks ago, FBI translator-turned-whistleblower Sibel Edmonds was finally allowed to speak about much of what the Bush Administration spent years trying to keep her from discussing publicly.

Members Are So Glad It's Looking Like Obama at GLAAD Happy Hour

Carol Anne Burger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carol Anne Burger

GLAAD, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation held its second annual TGIF South Florida Friday evening happy hour event series at Georgie's A...