Spies and Commandos Warned Months Ago of Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops Sunday, 28 June 2020 ()
The recovery of large amounts of American cash at a Taliban outpost in Afghanistan tipped off U.S. officials.
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News video: Biden slams Trump over report Russia put bounties on US troops in Afghanistan

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US Democratic nominee Joe Biden has attacked Donald Trump over a report that he said potentially contains a “truly shocking revelation” about the US president and his failure to protect American troops in Afghanistan and stand up to Russia. The New York Times reported on Friday that American...

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Afghanistan Afghanistan Landlocked country in South-Central Asia

I Watched My War Story Become a Movie

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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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Taliban Taliban Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan

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CIA official chose not to tell Trump of Russia bounty report, top adviser claims

The US national security adviser said a CIA official tasked with briefing the president decided not to tell him about reports that Russia paid bounties to the..
Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH [Video]

Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH

[NFA] White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on Wednesday said that President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because the intelligence was not corroborated at the time. Colette Luke has more.

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