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Photo of Afghan security personnel patrol in the city of Ghazni province

Assaults by Taliban Raise Questions About US Plan for Peace

WASHINGTON — A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That's raising questions about the viability of the American gam...
Photo of Thomas Erdbrink and his wife in Iran.

‘Our Man in Tehran’ Airs Tonight & Tuesday on ValleyPBS

What is life like in Iran? New York Times correspondent Thomas Erdbrink teams up with Frontline to answer that question in a two-part documentary airing tonight and Tuesday (Aug. 14) on ValleyPBS and PBS stations throughout the country. In "Our Man in Te...

Negotiate With Taliban to End Afghan War: Zakaria

Recent news reports on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan have raised the possibility of future direct talks with the Taliban aimed at reaching a peace accord and allowing for the withdrawal of American troops from the war-torn country. Following the U.S. invasion o...
Photo of courtroom sketch of Rick Gates getting questioned by Kevin Downing in Manafort Trial

Gates Says Manafort Told Him to Be Truthful to FBI

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The star witness in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial says the former Trump campaign chairman told him to be truthful about offshore shell companies and bank accounts during a 2014 interview with the FBI. Rick Gates said under question...
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