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Afghanistan confirms death of Taliban leader

By Ali M. Latifi And Shashank Bengali, Los Angeles Times

May 22, 2016

The Afghan intelligence agency confirmed Sunday that the leader of the Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan.It was the first government confirmation of statements by U.S. officia...

Pakistani journalist revisits famous documentary

By Bill Lukitsch, @Bill_LukitschDE

October 14, 2015

Syed Irfan Ashraf has experienced war firsthand — and lived to tell the tale.Ashraf, a doctoral candidate in mass communication, will present a screening and critique of his 2009 New York Times documentary "Class Dismissed: The De...

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