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The ICC recently announced it was looking into war crimes allegations against the U.S. in Afghanistan. Now, the Trump administration is pushing back with an executive order targeting ICC staff.
The strike followed President Trump’s call with the Taliban, during which he says they agreed “we don’t want violence.” Still, the group has led a wave of attacks since signing the landmark deal.
A peace deal signed with the Taliban calls for 4,000 of the approximately 13,000 U.S. forces in Afghanistan to leave within 135 days and for all U.S. troops to be out within 14 months.
The U.S. has reached a short-term agreement with the Taliban that could pave the way for ending the war in Afghanistan that has endured for nearly 20 years. Under the plan, U.S. forces and the Taliban agree to a temporary cessation of violence and a phased approach to the withdrawal of American troops. But is… Read More
In a blockbuster story representing the culmination of several years of investigation and pursuit of government documents, The Washington Post reports that U.S. officials have been misleading the American public about the war in Afghanistan for the past 18 years. John Yang talks to The Washington Post’s Craig Whitlock, lead reporter on the story, about… Read More