Matthew Rosenberg

New York Times

Guest

National security reporter, and former foreign correspondent, for the New York Times; former South Asian correspondent for the Wall Street Journal

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The richest terrorist group in history is financed not just by smuggling oil and selling looted antiquities.

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The richest terrorist group in history is financed not just by smuggling oil and selling looted antiquities.

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President Obama  announced  today he will not fulfill one of the central promises of his years in the White House.

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President Obama announced today he will not fulfill one of the central promises of his years in the White House.

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In the past 10 years, the US has spent hundreds of billions of dollars in Iraq and Afghanistan — some in the form of bags full of American money.

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In the past 10 years, the US has spent hundreds of billions of dollars in Iraq and Afghanistan — some in the form of bags full of American money.

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