OTTAWA – An American woman who endured five years of captivity in Afghanistan said she and her Canadian husband resisted their captors and did the best they could to raise young children in brutal conditions, using bottle caps and cardboard as toys and teaching their eldest son geography and astronomy. 450 more words
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The US conducted airstrikes targeting opium processing labs in Afghanistan Sunday, Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Michael Andrews tells CNN.
The airstrikes were part of a joint US-Afghan operation targeting drug facilities in Taliban controlled areas in northern Helmand Province. 561 more words
Principles guiding a strategy are no substitute for an actual strategy whether developed by Washington or by field commanders
To much anticipation, on August 21 President 1,640 more words
The American mother who spent five years as a hostage of the Taliban broke her cheekbone and her hand while trying to stop her captors from attacking her three children, all who were born in captivity, she and her husband said in a new interview Monday. 296 more words