Day: June 21, 2019

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran’s downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone. Trump said the plan was to hit three sites in response to […]


Never-ending war

Jalalabad, Afghanistan — Of all the sad, wrenching things I have seen as a journalist in Afghanistan, Niaz Bibi’s house was probably one of the saddest. At the age of 70, Bibi has found herself as the main parent of some 40 kids — the children of her three […]