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7 never-before-seen artifacts from the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden are now on display at the 9/11 Museum

A new exhibit at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum shows artifacts from the hunt for the al-Qaeda leader and opens Nov. 15.
Matt Golsteyn, 38, is a former special forces officer that is now being investigated for war crimes committed in Afghanistan. He is pictured in his Washington, DC office.

Lawyer for an accused Green Beret is thanking Trump, saying he’s about to throw out the Army’s war crimes case

An attorney for Green Beret Maj. Mathew Golsteyn said that President Trump has "committed" to ending Golsteyn's prosecution for war crimes.

Mattis’ aide says the general ‘did not want me to write’ the memoir about his tense relationship with Trump

"I stand behind everything in the book. I'm very pleased with how it turned out," Snodgrass told Insider.

Trump falsely says Chicago is more dangerous than Afghanistan, which topped the list of the world’s 10 most dangerous countries in 2019

The latest Global Peace Index has a new least peaceful country, assessed on metrics like political instability and deaths from conflict.
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, August 7, 2019.

‘Who gives a s— about Afghanistan?’: Trump stunned officials with his comments during a military briefing, former aide says

Trump made the remarks during a meeting with top military officials, according to Jim Mattis' former speechwriter, Guy Snodgrass.
U.S. President Trump holds cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington

Trump’s Syria and Afghanistan drawdowns are playing right into the Taliban’s hands

"The U.S. follows its interests everywhere, and once it doesn't reach those interests, it leaves the area," a Taliban negotiator said.
US Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, March 2011.

US military officials are drawing up plans for a quick withdrawal in Afghanistan, just in case Trump abruptly pulls them out

The US has pulled out 2,000 troops from Afghanistan so far this year, bringing the total number of forces in the country to around 13,000.
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell

Trump’s Syria retreat is a massive break from post-9/11 Republicanism

President Donald Trump's Syria retreat marks a stark break from the interventionist philosophy that's typified GOP foreign policy since 9/11.
Retired U.S. Navy Admiral William McRaven speaks during a Reuters Newsmakers event in New York

The Navy SEAL who ran the bin Laden raid says negotiating with the Taliban is like sitting down for talks with ISIS

Talking to the Taliban is like meeting with ISIS, the retired Navy SEAL said weeks after Trump tried to bring Taliban leaders to the US for talks.
Nasratullah Elham is a high school senior. He was invited to the UN Youth Climate summit this fall, but his visa application was rejected.

A 17-year-old activist from Afghanistan is locked out of the UN climate summit because of a visa rejection

The high school senior said "they consider me to be a world problem, rather than someone who is trying to solve a world problem."