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Trump appointments and nominations

Report: Ex-Army Special Forces officer accuses Gen. James Mattis of 'leaving my men to die' in Afghanistan in 2001; Trump's transition team has not yet responded to request for comment - NBC News

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War in Afghanistan (2001–2014)

Editor's note: International Criminal Court prosecutors said Monday that U.S. military forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan, according to a preliminary probe. Prosecutors say they will decide "imminently" whether to seek authorization to open a full-scale investigation, AP reports. While the U.S. is not a member of the court, American citizens can face prosecution if they commit crimes in a member country, like Afghanistan. - Stephanie

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More: International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda says US military, CIA may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan through the 'cruel and violent' interrogation of detainees mostly between 2003-2004 - AFP

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International Criminal Court prosecutor believes US troops may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan and inside secret CIA detention facilities - @annaholligan (Clarified)

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Judge postpones trial of US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, former Taliban prisoner accused of desertion, misbehavior, until May 15 - WRAL

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Afghani woman immortalized in 1984 National Geographic cover arrested in Pakistan on charges of forging ID papers - AFP

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Court filing: US prosecutors say injuries to 2 soldiers who searched for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2009 show that he endangered his comrades in Afghanistan - AP

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Osama bin Laden killed

Ex-member of SEAL Team 6 who wrote book on raid that killed Osama bin Laden forfeits $6.8 million in royalties - New York Times

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

Documents: Dallas gunman reported to display 'unstable mental faculties' by police in 2011, before Afghanistan deployment - Dallas News

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National Security Agency

NSA has deployed thousands of field personnel to war zones since 9/11, officials say - Fox News

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Military judge sets Feb. 6, 2017, as start date for case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl - @WRALGilbert

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Court lifts stay, allowing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's court-martial to proceed - CNN

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Pakistan denies involvement in 2009 suicide bombing on CIA outpost in Afghanistan that killed 7, injured 6 - Reuters

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Report: Senior Royal Canadian Air Force official being investigated for 2009 helicopter crash in Afghanistan - CBC

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl attempted to join the French Foreign Legion before being thrown out of US Coast Guard, transcript of testimony shows - My San Antonio

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Bowe Bergdahl's lawyers request to interview Donald Trump after the GOP candidate makes derogatory public comments ahead of Bergdahl's court-martial: report - POLITICO

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Osama bin Laden was worried wife had tracking device in tooth, according to documents seized in 2011 raid on Al Qaeda leader's Pakistani hideout - Reuters

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US Army Sgt. Bergdahl charged

Judge delays Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's court martial until appeals court decision. https://t.co/xCL21mXFKu. https://t.co/GRXve8TjH5 - @cnnbrk

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Australia has paid $207,000 compensation (about US $145,000) to 2,800 Afghans over 6 years for 'collateral damage to property, injury or loss of life;' during military operations in their country, new data shows - @GuardianAus

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Canadian freed 5 years after kidnapping in Afghanistan, government says - @AFP

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