• former CIA, military, diplomatic personnel reflect0

    U.S. Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne division off load during a combat mission from a Chinook 47 helicopter March 5, 2002 in Eastern Afghanistan. Keith D. McGrew | U.S. Army | Getty Images News Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks that took 2,977 lives and changed the world forever.

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  • China’s rumored aims to dive into Afghanistan are exaggerated: experts0

    View of a gold mine in Nor Aaba, Takhar province, Afghanistan. Omar Sobhani | Reuters One of the first things many Western pundits predicted as the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan unraveled was the replacement in that power vacuum by China, long a critic of and strategic adversary to the U.S.  Afghanistan has trillions of

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