It's the first confirmation that the opposition has opened its own, new channel of discussions to try to find a political resolution to the war, now in its 12th year. And the Taliban too seem to want to move things forward, even contemplating replacing their top negotiator, two senior Taliban officials told the AP. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Karzai Political Opponents Open Talks To Taliban, US-Declared Terrorists

Afghan political parties united against President Hamid Karzai recently opened talks with the Taliban and U.S.-declared terrorist Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, hoping to broker peace ahead of next year’s exit of international combat troops and a presidential race that will determine Karzai’s successor, Taliban and opposition leaders have told The Associated Press.


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Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Doesn’t Receive Health Care, Pension From Federal Government

The Navy SEAL Team 6 member who shot Osama bin Laden is not getting health care from the federal government.


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British Police Extradite Al-Qaida Terror Suspect To US

Police in Britain have extradited a terror suspect to the United States to face charges that he took part in an alleged al-Qaida plot to detonate explosives aboard the New York City subway system.


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CIA Foils New Al-Qaeda Underwear Bomb Plot For Bin Laden Death Anniversary

The CIA thwarted a plot by al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, a U.S. counter-terrorism official tells CBS News.


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President Obama Announces Bin Laden’s Death

The White House released the text of the President’s statement. Read his remarks.