2017 August 23

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Pakistan Army Chief Refutes Trump’s Accusations, Stresses Anti-Terror Effort

August 23, 2017 |

ISLAMABAD �Pakistan's military chief reacted strongly Wednesday to President Donald Trump's accusations that Islamabad takes billions of dollars in aid money from Washington and helps militants plotting deadly terrorist attacks against American troops in Afghanistan.

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US Military Commanders Reject Extremists in the Ranks

August 23, 2017 |

While American white supremacists and ultra-nationalists have been appearing in public and the news more often recently, the heads of the U.S. military have made clear such individuals have no place in the ranks.

The commanders of the U.S. Army, …

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Tillerson: US Set to ‘Turn the Tide’ in Afghan War With New Strategy

August 23, 2017 |

STATE DEPARTMENT � President Donald Trump's adjustment of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan will alter the dynamics in the United States' longest war, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday, because American military commanders will be newly empowered to make decisions …

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Invisible Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves

August 23, 2017 |

LONDON � Fatima's Taliban husband was so controlling that he refused to allow her to bathe and threatened to burn her face if she dared wear makeup, suspicious that his 12-year-old Afghan wife was trying to make herself attractive to …

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