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|Tillerson visits Iraq to chilly reception over his remarks on Iran-backed militias|
Added: 24.10.2017 2:42 | 1 views | 0 comments
October 24, 2017 9:42 AM
BAGHDAD (NYTIMES) - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson slipped into Iraq Monday night (Oct 23) after having spent the morning in Afghanistan, but his welcome in Baghdad was far less effusive as the Trump administration pushes to isolate Iran, an important Iraqi ally.
|Tillerson pays flying visit to Afghanistan to discuss U.S. strategy|
Added: 23.10.2017 23:48 | 8 views | 0 comments
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday discussed with Afghan leaders the U.S. strategy for ending America's longest war, in a brief, unreported visit that underscored the challenge of quelling the country's insurgency.
|Former Paratrooper On What It Was Like To Serve With Bergdahl|
Added: 23.10.2017 22:26 | 18 views | 0 comments
When Bowe Bergdahl walked off of his base in 2009, soldiers and resources across Afghanistan were rerouted to search for him. Jon Thurman was with Bergdahl's company, and was a part of the weeks-long search after he disappeared. He speaks with NPR about that time, and how he feels about Bergdahl's guilty plea.
|Bergdahl Defense Says Case Should Be Dismissed Because Of Trump's Comments|
Added: 23.10.2017 22:26 | 12 views | 0 comments
A sentencing hearing began today for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who pleaded guilty to desertion and dereliction of duty for leaving his unit in Afghanistan. But instead of beginning testimony today as planned, the judge heard an argument from the defense — that the case should be dismissed because of remarks made by President Trump.
|World Briefs: US Army deserter may get life term|
Added: 23.10.2017 22:00 | 1 views | 0 comments
October 24, 2017 5:00 AM
CHICAGO • The sentencing hearing for US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who could go to prison for life for deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, will begin tomorrow after it was postponed yesterday.
|Tillerson Affirms Afghanistan Commitments In Unannounced Visit|
Added: 23.10.2017 19:56 | 16 views | 0 comments
In remarks delivered landing, the secretary invited "moderate voices" within the Taliban to renounce violence. He also called on Pakistan to stop providing safe haven to terrorists.
|Tillerson makes surprise trips to Iraq, Afghanistan on 1 day|
Added: 23.10.2017 19:39 | 8 views | 0 comments
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made an unannounced trip to Iraq on Monday just hours after returning from a similar surprise visit to Afghanistan, meeting the top political leaders in each of the embattled countries.
Cloaked in secrecy, Tillerson flew into Iraq from Qatar. Earlier in the...
|Tillerson in Afghanistan: US Secy indicates tough stance towards Pak, urges India to help in development|
Added: 23.10.2017 18:10 | 15 views | 0 comments
Tillerson made a brief stop at Afghanistan ahead of his India and Pak visits.
|US Secretary of State Tillerson paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan|
Added: 23.10.2017 18:03 | 14 views | 0 comments
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Monday to discuss Washington's new strategy with President Ashraf Ghani, the US embassy said.
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