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Afghanistan

15th September 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US drones strike jihadists in Pakistan

Bill Roggio

The US is likely to step up drone strikes in Pakistan after President Trump accused Pakistan of harboring and supporting jihadist groups last month. more...

Analysis & Commentary

16th September 2017 – Quoted by Rod Norland - The New York Times

US Expands Kabul Security Zone, Digging In for Next Decade

Bill Roggio

Soon, American Embassy employees in Kabul will no longer need to take a Chinook helicopter ride to cross the street to a military base less than 100 yards outside the present Green Zone security district. more...

15th September 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US drones strike jihadists in Pakistan

Bill Roggio

The US is likely to step up drone strikes in Pakistan after President Trump accused Pakistan of harboring and supporting jihadist groups last month. more...

15th September 2017 – Quoted by Eric Schmitt and Matthew Rosenberg - The New York Times

C.I.A. Wants to Expand Its Drone Strike Authority Despite Pentagon Concerns

The C.I.A. is pushing for expanded powers to carry out covert drone strikes in Afghanistan and other active war zones, a proposal that the White House appears to favor despite the misgivings of some at the Pentagon, according to current and former intelligence and military officials. more...

11th September 2017 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellows and Long War Journal editors Bill Roggio and Thomas Joscelyn join the John Batchlor Show to discuss how the Taliban is gathering momentum and credibility. more...