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    Two More Guantánamo Detainees Are Approved for Release

    A board has now backed the release of 12 out of the 39 men remaining at the prison, but U.S. diplomats must first reach security agreements with destination countries. The…

    The Real Winner of the Afghan War? It’s Not Who You Think.

    news analysis Pakistan, nominally a U.S. partner in the war, was the Afghan Taliban’s main patron, and sees the Taliban’s victory as its own. But now what does it do…

    Biden’s Inaccurate Claims in Defending Afghanistan Withdrawal

    Fact Check The president made misleading or false claims about the reaction of allies to the withdrawal, the presence of Al Qaeda and conditions for Americans traveling to the Kabul…

    In Bid to Boost Its Profile, ISIS Turns to Africa’s Militants

    Violence by Islamist extremists in Africa reached a record high last year. Now, the Islamic State is using those attacks to project an image of strength. Waiting for relatives this…