Aug 27, 2016

Taliban seize district headquarters in eastern Afghanistan

An Afghan official says the Taliban have overrun a district headquarters in eastern Afghanistan. Naqib Ahmad Atal, spokesman for the governor of Paktia province, says Afghan security forces withdrew from the Janikhail district headquarters Saturday to prevent civilian casualties. He says at least five ...

Aug 20, 2016

Taliban seize district in Kunduz province: Afghan officials

The Taliban seized a district on Saturday in the northeastern Kunduz province, where the insurgents briefly overran the provincial capital last year before being driven out by a counteroffensive, an official said. Mohammadullah Bahej, spokesman for the provincial police chief, said the insurgents launched ...

Aug 10, 2016

Military police increasing security at Rio Games

Rio Olympic officials say military police are stepping up security after a bus carrying journalists had two windows broken after being struck by what it calls “unknown projectiles.” Britain’s Press Association, however, is quoting Lee Michaelson, a retired U.S. Air Force captain who covers ...

TPP, security dog Clinton, Trump presidential bids

Jul 16, 2016

TPP, security dog Clinton, Trump presidential bids

With the Republican and Democratic parties set to hold their respective national conventions later this month, trade and Asian security have emerged as contentious issues for their presumptive presidential nominees, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Amid a populist surge in the United States in ...