Gretchen Peters

former journalist, Associated Press and ABC News

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Former long-time journalist for the Associated Press and ABC News; author of Seeds of Terror: How Heroin is Bankrolling the Taliban and al Qaeda

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In what's being called a major coup in the war against the Taliban, the group's top military commander reportedly has been captured and has spent the past week being interrogated.

Trying to Root Out the Taliban

In what's being called a major coup in the war against the Taliban, the group's top military commander reportedly has been captured and has spent the past week being interrogated.

from Which Way, L.A.?

In what's being called a major coup in the war against the Taliban, the group's top military commander reportedly has been captured and has spent the past week being interrogated.

Trying to Root Out the Taliban

In what's being called a major coup in the war against the Taliban, the group's top military commander reportedly has been captured and has spent the past week being interrogated.

from To the Point

Today's New York Times reports that Ahmed Wali Karzai  has been on the CIA payroll  for the past eight years.  Not only is he the brother of Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, he's…

CIA Pays Hamid Karzai's Brother, Says New York Times

Today's New York Times reports that Ahmed Wali Karzai has been on the CIA payroll for the past eight years.  Not only is he the brother of Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, he's…

from To the Point

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