U.S. Charges Ex-Taliban Commander in Killing of 3 Soldiers in ’08 Attack

The man, Haji Najibullah, was charged last year with kidnapping an American journalist and two Afghan nationals months after the deadly assault.

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After 12 Years, Arrest in Abduction of Former Times Journalist David Rohde

A former Taliban commander was arrested in the November 2008 kidnapping of Mr. Rohde and two others in Afghanistan. He was brought to the United States to face charges.

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Who Is Really Running the Government?

With his new book, “In Deep,” David Rohde argues that there is no “deep state,” but that Donald Trump may be creating one of his own.

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