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How Trump Can Respond to U.S. Hostage Appeal

Posted December 21st, 2016 at 9:52 am (UTC-4)
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Donald Trump prides himself on the art of the deal. With that in mind, he should use the leverage he has to secure the release of the American and other Western hostages held by the Haqqanis in exchange for Anas Haqqani.

President Awards the Medal of Honor to Navy Seal

Posted March 1st, 2016 at 11:43 am (UTC-4)
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The 36 year-old Navy Seal busted into a house in eastern Afghanistan in 2012, fighting off guards and throwing himself on an American doctor. With a free hand, Byers grabbed a nearby captor by the throat and pinned him to the wall until another member of the six-man SEAL team shot him in a daring rescue