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Taliban says Afghan intelligence behind Russia rewards scandal
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Afghan president orders operation against Taliban
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Afghanistan: Gunmen storm Kabul hospital
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Afghanistan: Gunmen storm hospital compound in Kabul
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Preserving Buddhist treasures in Afghanistan
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Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH
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Russian Bounties On US Troops: What Did Trump Know, And When?
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Democrats urge Russia sanctions if bounty reports are true
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U.S. should consider sanctions if bounty reports true: Bolton
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No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem
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WH does not confirm or deny Russia bounty reports
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Trump denies knowledge of Russia bounty plot
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Biden slams Trump over report Russia put bounties on US troops in Afghanistan
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NYT Report: Russian Agents Paid Afghan Militants To Kill US, NATO Troops
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'Profound regret': ICC prosecutor on being hit with US sanctions over Afghanistan war crimes probe
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Deadly blast hits Kabul mosque during Friday prayers
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Trump authorizes sanctions against ICC officials
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Pompeo on ICC: U.S. won't be threatened by 'kangaroo court'
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Do 'bounties' on US troops in Afghanistan reflect a line crossed or 'nothing new' in long US-Russia history?The U.S. has accused Russia of backing the Taliban for years. The relationship is under new scrutiny after allegations of 'bounties' on U.S. troops.
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The real Russia hoax(CNN)President Donald Trump has termed the richly reported stories that the Russians paid Afghan militants bounties to kill US soldiers based in Afghanistan a "hoax." But the real hoax is how White..
Bounties Uproar Casts a Shadow Over a Rare Trump Foreign Policy AchievementThe president was already impatient to end a troop deployment in Afghanistan he has called “ridiculous.” Now a new issue is causing him fresh political damage.
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Trump on Russian bounties: 'I think it's a hoax'In an interview with Fox Business Network, President Donald Trump, called intelligence assessments on Russian bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan a "hoax." (July 1)
WH officials defend Russia bounty intel responseWhite House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says President Donald Trump has faith in his National Security adviser and the intelligence community's handling of assessments that Russia offered bounties..
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Afghan War Veteran reacts to Russian bountiesA U.S. Veteran who served in Afghanistan is sharing his perspectives on US officials confirming that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the death of American soldiers. (June..
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Father of Slain Marine Finds Heartbreak Anew in Possible Russian Bounty“If it does come out as true, obviously the heartache would be terrible,” said Erik Hendriks, whose son was killed while on patrol in Afghanistan.
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Mike Pompeo calls Taliban leader amid Russian bounty scandalUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called and spoken with the Taliban’s chief negotiator, a spokesman for the insurgents said Tuesday, amid a raging controversy in Washington over when President..
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New reports raise urgent question: Is there any line Trump won't allow Putin to cross?(CNN)As a game of who knew what when plays out with the administration -- this time about US intelligence that Russia was allegedly paying Taliban proxies to kill US and British troops in Afghanistan..
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WH denies Trump briefed about US troop bountiesThe White House says President Donald Trump was not made aware of US intelligence officials' conclusion that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in..
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Reports say Russia offered bounty on US troops in Afghanistan. Here's what we know.Republicans and Democrats demanded the White House brief lawmakers on the intelligence assessment and the Trump administration's response.
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Spies and Commandos Warned Months Ago of Russian Bounties on U.S. TroopsThe recovery of large amounts of American cash at a Taliban outpost in Afghanistan tipped off U.S. officials.
Afghanistan war: Russia denies paying militants to kill US troopsUS reports say a Russian intelligence unit offered rewards for killing US and allied troops.
Trump wasn't briefed on report Russia paid Taliban to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan, White House saysRussian military intelligence unit reportedly offered secret bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill coalition forces in Afghanistan.
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NY Times: Russia Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill US TroopsU.S. intelligence has concluded that the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan to kill American troops and other coalition forces, The New York Times reported..
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