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Obama: Congress consulted on prisoner exchange

President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his decision to release five Afghan detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for freeing an American soldier, saying his... Read more »

June 3, 2014


US concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away

A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military decided not to... Read more »

June 2, 2014


Debate stirs over US-Taliban captive swap

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl can expect a buoyant homecoming after five years in Taliban hands, but those in the government who worked for his release face mounting... Read more »

June 2, 2014


Al-Qaida has changed shape, but is it weaker?

Al-Qaida has decentralized, yet it's unclear whether the terrorist network is weaker and less likely to launch a Sept. 11-style attack against the United States, as... Read more »

June 1, 2014

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US soldier from Idaho freed from captivity in Afghanistan after 5 years

The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at... Read more »

May 31, 2014


Investigator: Office run by Obama's political staff in EPA is blocking investigations

An office run by President Barack Obama's political staff inside the EPA has blocked investigations by the independent inspector general's office by systematically... Read more »

May 7, 2014


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