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WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department slapped sanctions Thursday on an Iranian businessman and a network of banks and companies dealing with Tehran amid an international stalemate over Iran’s disputed nuclear program. The move targeted...
World NowMore than 40 gunmen and Tajikistan government troops were reported killed in one of the largest armed clashes in the Central Asian republic since the end of its devastating 1992-1997 civil war betwen Islamist militants and the autocratic pro-Russian...
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BEFORE TUESDAY'S terror attack, the Bush administration had offended allies and others with unilateralist gestures over an array of issues. The message was that the United States is the world's only superpower, get used to it. Since Tuesday, the...
Chicago Tribune staff reporteraFour weeks into the bombing of Afghanistan, U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said Sunday that the attacks had weakened the Taliban's hold on the country and the U.S. is making "measurable progress" in the war on terrorism. "The Taliban is not...
Tribune foreign correspondentThe Afghan pony's hooves sank into the first winter snows blanketing this strategic pass deep in the Hindu Kush, the awesome mountain wall that blocks the anti-Taliban armies facing Kabul from their vital supply lines to Tajikistan. Exhaling steamy...
Tags: Wars and Interventions, Foreign Aid, Taliban, Refugee, Terrorism
Tribune foreign correspondentsPresident Bush met with his top security aides Saturday at Camp David to map out a war strategy, and he spoke for nearly an hour with Russian President Vladimir Putin to help launch a united diplomatic front to intimidate and isolate the Taliban regime...
Washington BureauWhatever course U.S. military action takes against Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda terrorist organization, if the United States goes into Afghanistan, a significant role is likely to be played by forces already on the ground, a loose grouping known as...
Tribune staff reportersWith U.S. warplanes unleashing their most punishing bombing raids in four days on the Taliban's front lines, a top Pentagon official conceded Wednesday that Afghan resistance is more formidable than expected and likely will be the target of a "long,...
Tribune foreign correspondentFor Russian President Vladimir Putin, facing a wrenching decision about supporting U.S. military action in Afghanistan, the devil was not in the details. The devil, which is how some in Russia still regard America, was in whether to support President...
Tribune foreign correspondentAmerican officers scouting locations to deploy U.S. troops in Uzbekistan are focusing on the former Soviet air base at Khanabad, Uzbek military sources said Tuesday. A U.S. advance team of several officers began studying Khanabad on Sept. 20, the sources...
Tags: Turkmenistan, Osama bin Laden, Government, Taliban, Terrorism
Tribune staff reportersCommander Daoulad didn't have enough fingers to tick off the wish list of gear he said he needed to finally counterattack his old enemy, the Taliban. Crouched with his tattered band of Northern Alliance fighters in a muddy trench only 170 yards from...
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