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  • Read these: Tim Tebow circus, VW bus ride, Vatican's gay lobby, more

    Read these: Tim Tebow circus, VW bus ride, Vatican's gay lobby, more
    Here are some of the best long reads you may have missed from the week past. A high-value Guantanamo Bay detainee reveals what it's like to be a guinea pig for "enhanced interrogation" and describes the deceptions he used to mislead interrogators in...
  • The Afghanistan question: How many U.S. troops should remain?

    The Afghanistan question: How many U.S. troops should remain?
    After more than a decade of U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan — and almost 2,300 American deaths — many Americans would be content if this country reduced its troop presence there from the current 47,000 to zero by the end of next year....
  • U.S. may leave Karzai out of Afghanistan security pact

    U.S. may leave Karzai out of Afghanistan security pact
    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to close a deal by year's end on the future of American troops in Afghanistan are exploring ways to bypass the country's mercurial president, Hamid Karzai, who negotiated the agreement but now refuses to sign it....
  • U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal

    U.S. looks to bypass Karzai on Afghanistan security deal
    WASHINGTON — U.S. officials seeking to resolve a tense standoff with Afghan President Hamid Karzai were exploring on Tuesday whether they could bypass him and get other senior officials to sign a security deal authorizing American troops to remain...
  • White House calls for Iran to release retired FBI agent

    White House calls for Iran to release retired FBI agent
    Days after completing a landmark deal with Iran to freeze its nuclear program, the White House publicly called Tuesday for the release of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who was taken captive in Iran more than six years ago. In the statement, the...
  • Afghan president defies U.S. on security pact, adds new demands

    Afghan president defies U.S. on security pact, adds new demands
    With the clock ticking down to an end-of-year deadline for a U.S.-Afghan security agreement, U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice on Monday failed to persuade recalcitrant Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign the pact, according to Afghan and U.S....
  • Afghan council votes to recommend approval of U.S. security deal

    Afghan council votes to recommend approval of U.S. security deal
    KABUL, Afghanistan — In a face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to recommend approval of a proposed 10-year security accord with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
  • Afghan council defies Karzai on U.S. security deal

    Afghan council defies Karzai on U.S. security deal
    KABUL, Afghanistan — In a dramatic face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to approve a proposed 10-year security agreement with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
  • Don't clone Guantanamo

    Don't clone Guantanamo
    In recent months, President Obama has rededicated himself to his longtime goal of closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, and there are signs that Congress may assist him in making good on that promise. It will depend on whether the final 2014...
  • A rehab model for Gitmo detainees

    A rehab model for Gitmo detainees
      This week, the Senate takes up a White House-backed defense authorization bill that would reduce the restrictions on repatriating Yemeni nationals held in the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. These changes are long overdue. Many of these detainees...
  • Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?

    Should pygmy three-toed sloths leave Panama for Dallas?
    A rare pygmy three-toed sloth stirred an international controversy after officials of the Dallas World Aquarium caught and crated six of the creatures on Isla Escudo de Veraguas, an island off Panama. The aquarium officials intended to take the animals...