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Allen McDuffee


US Releases Four Afghan Detainees From Guantanamo

The U.S. prison in Guantanamo still holds 63 men who have been cleared for release. By Allen McDuffee


Obama Says the North Korea Hack Was ‘Cybervandalism,’ Not Cyber War

President Obama calls the Sony hack a reminder to do a lot more to guard against them.’ By Allen McDuffee


An Especially Deadly Day in Afghanistan

Taliban militants continue to take advantage of the vulnerability created by the U.S. withdrawal. By Allen McDuffee


Six Guantanamo Detainees Released to Uruguay

There are still 67 men at the facility who have been approved for resettlement. By Allen McDuffee


Former CIA Director Braces for 'Torture Report'

Anticipating a Tuesday release of a report from the Senate Intelligence Committee, Michael Hayden said it's is as if the agency 'has been tried and convicted in absentia.' By Allen McDuffee


Obama Orders Expanded US Role in Afghanistan

Caught between the Pentagon's demands, a promise to end a war, and the fallout in Iraq, President Obama is allowing the military to fight the Taliban in Afghanistan next year. By Allen McDuffee


Executions Could Be Iraq's Real Challenge to Unity

The UN warns that the rising number of death sentences in the country's courts fuels sectarian violence—and empowers ISIS. By Allen McDuffee