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Situation Report: Who called the shots in Kunduz?; Russia endangering Turkey business deals; Moscow missile mishap; lots of foreign military sales in 2015; Taliban take more ground; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Chain of command. There are three different investigations looking at what happened during the air strike on the Doctors ...

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Situation Report: Russia presses forward in Syria; Obama apologizes to aid group bombed by U.S. warplanes; Ash Carter speaking at NATO meeting; Washington and Moscow still not speaking over airstrikes; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley The guns of October. Moscow took its muscle flexing in Syria to a whole new level on Wednesday, launching ...

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Hillary Clinton Comes Out Against Pacific Trade Pact

After months of campaign hedging, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday announced her opposition to the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade accord. It was a break from one of President Barack Obama’s signature economic achievements — and one that she personally championed for years as secretary of state.

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Obama Apologizes to Doctors Without Borders But Is Silent on Independent Probe

President Barack Obama apologized to the president of Doctors Without Borders for the deadly U.S. attack on a hospital in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people. But the Obama administration would not say whether it would support the group’s efforts to launch an independent investigation of the incident at a never-before used international commission in Switzerland.


On the Road to Kunduz: Follow an FP Contributor’s Journey on Instagram

Kabul-based photographer and FP contributor Andrew Quilty is in Kunduz, Afghanistan this week to report on the fall-out from U.S. airstrikes that hit a hospital there. Follow along on Instagram @foreignpolicymag.

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Top U.S. Diplomat: Putin Risks Enraging ‘the Entire Sunni World’

As Russia continues its six-day old air campaign against rebels in Syria, a senior State Department official warned on Tuesday that Moscow’s actions were not only angering the United States, but the world’s most populous sect of Islam as well.

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Situation Report: New Afghan plans; Kunduz continues to roil; Syrian mission creep for Moscow; new FP podcast ready; Russia targeting CIA-trained rebels; Iraq would welcome Russian planes; and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley The war remains the same. After 14 years of war in Afghanistan, top generals at the Pentagon continue to ...

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Doctors Without Borders Staff Killed in Afghanistan After Airstrikes

At least 19 people were killed, including 12 Doctors Without Borders staffers, and 37 seriously injured Saturday after U.S. air strikes near the organization’s hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

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Situation Report: Ash Carter profiled; Russian air war in Syria ramps up; Washington struggles to respond; C-130 down in Afghanistan, and lots more

By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Ash Carter: Profiled. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has been on the job for just over seven months, and has ...



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