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TRUMP: ‘Russia’s Taliban Bounties for Killing US Troops Fake News’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump said he hasn’t discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin the media report claiming that Moscow had paid the Taliban in Afghanistan to kill US troops. Trump was addressed on the month-old story, which was first published in The New York Times, during his lengthy interview for “Axios on HBO”. […]

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LAVROV: ‘NATO Aircraft Are Used to Traffic Afghan Drugs’

MOSCOW – Russia insists that reports about the possible use of NATO aircraft to traffic drugs in Afghanistan be probed into, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. “We keep on receiving reports, including via mass media, that contraband of opiates has been organized from Afghanistan to other countries, including to Europe, with the use […]

Deep State Prevents the Final End of War in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Senate voted to table a bill that would have ended the war in Afghanistan and repealed the 2001 law authorizing the War on Terror, shooting down a rare attempt to wind down the longest conflict in American history. Lawmakers voted 60-33 on Wednesday to kill legislation introduced by Senators Rand […]

MAJOR: Afghanistan Releases 60% of Taliban Prisoners Amid Peace Talks

KABUL – The Afghan government has released around 60% of Taliban prisoners that were part of a deal between the United States and the militants to pave the way for intra-Afghan peace talks, the National Security Council said Tuesday. Some 3,000 Taliban inmates have been released, and the prisoner release will continue as a confidence-building […]