Conflict

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 06:01
Taliban representatives have concluded two days of meetings with a group of Afghan lawmakers and peace negotiators in the Norwegian capital Oslo, a Taliban spokesman and the Afghan president's office said on Friday.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 06:10
As the United States tries to wind down its military participation in Afghanistan’s counterinsurgency after more than a decade of struggles against Al Qaeda and the Taliban, Afghanistan’s future remains precarious at best.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 05:45
Militants attacked a remote guesthouse and killed nine Afghans working for a Czech charity on Tuesday, as a new report by Brown University warned that almost 100,000 people have been killed in Afghanistan since 2001.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 05:46
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani warned Pakistan he would reverse a diplomatic outreach unless Islamabad clamps down on Taliban activities and puts its leaders under house arrest, venting frustration as Kabul faces an onslaught of attacks by the insurgents.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 05:22
A political delegation of the Taliban led by Tayyeb Agha has traveled to Tehran and held talks with certain Iranian security and military officials.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 06:02
It has been a bloody 24 hours in conflict-torn Afghanistan, as at least 30 people killed in a series of Taliban-led attacks in the country.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:12
More than a decade of war and billions in U.S. funds to build up an Afghan military force have failed to defeat a Taliban insurgency that remains a threat across the country.
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 06:35
The Obama administration said Thursday that two American Qaeda operatives killed in Pakistan in January had not been “specifically targeted,” and officials added that the Central Intelligence Agency had no idea the two men were hiding in compounds under surveillance by armed drones when orders were given to carry out the strikes.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 06:35
PM Nawaz chaired a high-level consultative meeting on the latest situation in Yemen on Wednesday, during which it was decided that the premier will visit Saudi Arabia on a day-long visit along with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 09:27
Agenda:
House Committee on Armed Services hearing regarding the JSF Program and the FY 2016 Budget request. 
 
Witnesses:
Lt Gen Christopher C. Bogdan, USAF
Program Executive Officer
F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office
 
Secretary Sean J. Stackley
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (RDA)
 
Mr. Michael Sullivan

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