- Obama downplays IRS scandal, blames Obamacare rollout on ‘outdated’ agencies
- Pregnancies decline overall, up among older women
- Pentagon plans to destroy Syrian chemical arms on ship at sea
- Paris Metro issues ‘politeness manual’ to improve passengers’ behavior
- Justin Bieber, crew detained at Australian airport in drug search
- Lee Rigby trial: Muslim who machete-hacked soldier calls it ‘humane’ kill
- GM ending Chevy sales in Europe to focus on Opel and Vauxhall
- Putin’s diplomats to U.S. busted for living high life off $1.5M bilked from Medicaid
- Happy Meal: Couple goes to McDonald’s, leaves with bag packed with cash
- Boehner: It took me 3 to 4 hours to sign up for Obamacare
Latest Taliban Items
HERAT, Afghanistan — While the government battles the Taliban in violence-infested southern Afghanistan, former warlords in the relatively peaceful north and west are moving to reclaim their old fiefdoms and fostering resentment toward the presence of foreign troops.
For three years, politicians and pundits challenged the president's policy of spreading democracy around the world. Can't be done — particularly in the Middle East, they tell us. Won't help to make us safer, they claim. It has become a mantra of the Left.
GHAZNI, Afghanistan — A Taliban spokesman said yesterday that two sick female South Korean hostages would be released "soon" for the sake of good relations between the Taliban and South Korea. Neither the International Red Cross or the Afghan government could promptly confirm the claim.
GHAZNI, Afghanistan (AP) — Two top Taliban leaders and four South Korean officials met face-to-face yesterday in the first negotiations over the fate of 21 members of a church group held hostage for three weeks, Afghan officials said.
According to major media, America's "surge in Iraq" is suddenly working.
Remember when we heard that if only our leaders had known how to "connect the dots," the September 11 attacks could have been prevented? After nearly six years without a similar attack, the government has learned much about detecting the outlines of jihadist terror plots before they take shape. As a result, and after all the aggravations and humiliations of what I still hope are temporary safety procedures, our security has remained essentially intact. But can we say the same thing about our freedoms?
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Extremism that plagues Afghanistan has crept across the border into Pakistan, President Hamid Karzai said yesterday at the opening of a meeting of more than 600 Pakistani and Afghan tribal leaders.
The Bush administration announced yesterday a new strategy to reduce drug trafficking in Afghanistan, the world-wide leader in opium production.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Ahmed Haidari knows that when he graduates from the Kabul police academy this month, he will take on one of the most dangerous — and most poorly paid — jobs in Afghanistan.