2017 August 06

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In Afghan Review, Trump’s Frustration Carries Echoes of Obama Years

August 6, 2017 |

WASHINGTON Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown an affinity, and perhaps even a deference, to the generals he has surrounded himself with in his Cabinet and at the White House, save one exception: the war in Afghanistan.…

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Mental Illness on Rise in Pakistan’s Tribal Region in the Wake of Terror Attacks

August 6, 2017 |

Health experts in Pakistan's terror-wrecked Northwestern Tribal region say there has been a rise in psychological or psychiatric disorders, depression, anxiety and other forms of mental ailments as a result of frequent terror attacks.

Dealing with militancy and sectarianism on …

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Pakistan Dismisses US Assertions Fighting Terrorism ‘Selectively’

August 6, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD Pakistan has dismissed latest U.S. assertions it is selectively fighting terrorist groups or allowing insurgents to use Pakistani soil for plotting attacks against Afghanistan.

U.S. National Security Adviser McMaster told an American news station Saturday that the Trump administration …

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In Afghan Review, Trump’s Frustration Carries Echoes of Obama Years

August 6, 2017 |

WASHINGTON Since taking office, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown an affinity, and perhaps even a deference, to the generals he has surrounded himself with in his Cabinet and at the White House, save one exception: the war in Afghanistan.…

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Islamic State Seeks Foothold in Eastern Afghan Provinces

August 6, 2017 |

Militants from the so-called Islamic State group are losing their stronghold in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, but the terror group is trying to expand to adjacent regions of the country, according to an Afghan lawmaker.

IS has deployed around 2,000 …

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