Russia, US Trade Accusations on Afghanistan Policies

Russian and U.S. officials traded accusations on Thursday over their respective policies in Afghanistan, pointing fingers of blame at each other. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed regret that the main focus of U.S. President Donald Trump’s new Afghanistan strategy is “regulation by methods of force.” “We are certain this is a futile course,”… Please follow and like us:

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US Close to Long-term Commitment to Afghan War, Top US General Says

The top U.S. general says the Trump administration is very close to a long-term policy commitment to Afghanistan that will address a call by General John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, for more international troops to end the stalemate between Afghan forces and the Taliban. The comments come from General Joe Dunford, the chairman… Please follow and like us:

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New Raids, Detentions in London Attack Investigation

London police carried out more raids Monday in connection with their investigation into Saturday’s attack that killed seven people and wounded more than 50 others. Authorities said the Counter Terrorism Command detained “a number” of people during searches at locations in the Newham and Barking areas. The new detentions add to the 12 people police said… Please follow and like us:

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Islamic State on Brink of Financial Collapse, Report Finds

The business model of Islamic State is failing, and the terror group will soon likely collapse financially, according to a detailed analysis of IS finances by the London-based International Center for the Study of Radicalization, and accounting group Ernst & Young. Islamic State is often cited as the richest terrorist organization ever to have existed; but,… Please follow and like us:

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