US contractor freed by Taliban in swap for drug trafficker

An American contractor held hostage in Afghanistan for more than two years has been released in exchange for a convicted Taliban drug lord jailed in the United States, the White House said Monday, announcing a rare success in U.S.-Taliban talks since the militant group took power a little more than a year ago Mark Frerichs, … Read more

US-China experts warn of ‘bloody affair for both sides’ if war were to start

Any conflict between the U.S. and China would prove costly for both sides and resolve based on a few key points – and not necessarily in America’s favor, defense experts told Fox News Digital.  “If you were to rank them, I would put Taiwan first, South China Sea second, the Senkaku Islands third and then … Read more

Pathway to 9/11: How bin Laden came to mastermind the devastating terror attacks

Usama bin Laden cultivated his reputation as a terror mastermind in the decades before Sept. 11, leaving bodies strewn across continents and repeatedly landing on the CIA’s radar. The devastating attacks on New York City’s Twin Towers and the Pentagon would propel the United States into its longest war in history and solidify bin Laden’s … Read more