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Afghan Government Backs Repatriation of Guantánamo Detainee

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WASHINGTON — The government of Afghanistan has filed a petition in federal court supporting the return of a citizen who has been held for a...
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Biden Faces Deadline on Withdrawal From Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — The previous two presidents of the United States declared they wanted to pull all American troops out of Afghanistan, and they both decided...
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Pompeo Says Iran Is New Base for Al Qaeda, but Offers Little Proof

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WASHINGTON — Al Qaeda’s new base of operations is in Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday, using his last days in office...
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Officials Say Peace Accord Between Sudan and Israel Is Already at Risk of Unraveling

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WASHINGTON — A landmark agreement between Sudan and Israel to begin normalizing relations is at risk of unraveling just over a month after it was...
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Military Judge in U.S. Held Court by Video Link to Guantánamo Bay

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This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — Amid the pandemic, it has become commonplace in the civilian...
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Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

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WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to order the U.S. military to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia by the time he...
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Court Rejects Appeal of Guantánamo Convict Who Rejoined Al Qaeda

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This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. A federal appeals court has refused to review the 2010 war crimes...
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Al Qaeda Feels Losses in Syria and Afghanistan but Stays Resilient

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WASHINGTON — Last week was a bad week for Al Qaeda around the world. At least seven top Qaeda operatives were killed in the latest...
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State Dept. to Remove Sudan From List of Terrorist States

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WASHINGTON — The State Department will take Sudan off a list of countries that sponsor terrorism, clearing the way for the East African nation’s fragile...