No one loves an Arab vacuum like jihadi extremists, and a bloody vacuum was precisely what Obama allowed Syria to become.
A group of 35 men, women and children found inside a shipping container at a UK port are Sikhs from Afghanistan.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
Hagel was addressing a select gathering of decision makers and strategists organised by ORF.
Allegations of massive fraud in Afghanistan’s June vote tipped the country into a political crisis.
Greene was the highest-ranked American officer killed in combat in the wars in both Afghanistan and Iraq.
The peace process has been virtually on hold until after the new president is chosen.
A suicide car bomber has killed at least 38 people in east Afghanistan.
Afghans showed extraordinary commitment to democracy, but a democratic transition is elusive.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The Pakistani government estimates that the latest fighting has left some 470,000 people internally displaced.
The violence comes amid heightened political tensions over the disputed second round of the presidential election.
Reconciliation process must remain ‘Afghan-led, Afghan-owned and Afghan-controlled’ while respecting the ‘agreed red lines’.
A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle alongside the armored car of Mohammed Masoom Stanikzai.
The face of the figure was painted with a heat-dissolving material, designed to peel off and show a red-faced bin Laden.