{FD} A Marine and his dog’s unconventional journey from Afghanistan to ‘stubborn positivity’

A Marine deployed to a remote part of Afghanistan, was well aware that he shouldn’t befriend the short-legged, white-furred, innately well-behaved dog. But still, he approached the canine with a stick of beef jerky in his hand. And the dog’s tail wagged.

{FD} Court overturns Marine sniper’s conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

A military court overturned Wednesday the conviction of a former Marine Corps sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011 following the evidence that the service’s top general meddled in the case to ensure harsh punishment for the servicemen.

{FD} Court overturns Marine sniper’s conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

A military court overturned Wednesday the conviction of a former Marine Corps sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011 following the evidence that the service’s top general meddled in the case to ensure harsh punishment for the servicemen.

{FD} A Marine and his dog’s unconventional journey from Afghanistan to ‘stubborn positivity’

A Marine deployed to a remote part of Afghanistan, was well aware that he shouldn’t befriend the short-legged, white-furred, innately well-behaved dog. But still, he approached the canine with a stick of beef jerky in his hand. And the dog’s tail wagged.

{FD} Getting tough on the Taliban: Trump admin said to be urging closure of the militant group’s Qatar office

After years of failed peace talks and following one of the deadliest weeks of suicide attacks on Afghan forces, the Trump administration is said to be pushing for the Taliban’s Qatar-based office to be closed down in an increasingly iron-fisted approach to defeating the militant group.