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Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora

Edwin Mora primarily covers national security and defense issues. He has a Communication degree (Journalism concentration) from George Mason University.

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U.S. Troops Suspended over Strike on Afghan Hospital

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The blame for the accidental bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz has fallen on some American troops who, as a result, have been suspended from their duties and are under investigation by the military for not following the rules of engagement during the strike, the top commander of U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan told reporters.


U.S. Military on Turkish Plane Attack: Russia ‘Sloppy,’ ‘Reckless’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. military accused Russia of carrying out “sloppy,” “reckless,” “irresponsible,” “imprecise,” and “frankly uncaring” operations in Syria on the heels of Turkey shooting down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border, saying the aircraft had repeatedly violated its air space.

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Watchdog: U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Killed Due to Contractors’ Poor Oversight

Poor oversight of government contractors in Afghanistan paved the way for insurgents to plant roadside bombs under highways and embankments that ultimately killed and wounded U.S. troops, according to a congressional watchdog tasked with rooting out fraud, waste, and abuse in American taxpayer-funded projects to rebuild the war-torn country.

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70 U.S.-Trained Afghan Troops Surrender Weapons to Taliban

At least 70 members of the U.S.-trained and equipped Afghan security forces handed over their weapons and equipment, purchased with American taxpayer funds, and surrendered to the Taliban in the restive district of Sangin in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand province along the Pakistan border.

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Report: ISIS Groups Join Afghan Taliban

Jihadists linked to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) have joined the ranks of the Taliban in Afghanistan, a source at Tajikistan’s State Committee for National Security (SCNS) told the Russian state-owned TASS news agency.