Why Did the Taliban Free an Imprisoned Afghan Police Officer?

The internal debate in Washington over the fate of an Iranian prisoner in Afghanistan illustrates one of the difficult decisions the end of a war brings.

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Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller Announces Troop Levels Down to 2,500 in Iraq and Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s acting defense secretary, Christopher Miller, announced Friday that United States troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan have now reached 2,500 in each country — the lowest levels…

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Taliban Chief Orders Officials to Cut Back to One Wife to Save Money

Mawlawi Hibatullah Akhundzada, chief of the Afghan Taliban, has instructed his top officials to “avoid second, third, and fourth marriage if there is no need.” Constant requests from Taliban officials…

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