Taliban kill at least 29 Afghan security personnel in renewed clashes

The surge in hostilities signals deadlock at stop-start peace talks involving U.S and Taliban negotiators


Top US general claims Afghanistan peace talks are right around the corner

"I think the chances of a positive outcome through negotiations is higher than I have seen, and I've been deeply involved in Afghanistan for 18 years."


Esper says he’s ‘open’ to spiking military exercises in South Korea

"I think we have to be open to all those things that empower and enable our diplomats"


North Korea says US is 'misleading the public' on status of denuclearization talks

The reclusive regime gave the U.S. until the end of this year to change its approach, warning that relations "may immediately come to an end."


US and Taliban peace delegates are both meeting in Pakistan

Both the U.S. and the Taliban are in town to talk with Pakistani officials, but it was not known if the U.S. and Taliban would themselves meet