Afghanistan

FBI Warns of Homegrown Violence After Afghan Massacre

Federal authorities have issued a warning there could be “acts of violence” in the homeland

Karzai demands U.S. troops leave village outposts; Taliban suspends peace talks with U.S.

KABUL — President Hamid Karzai demanded Thursday that the United States pull back from combat outposts and confine its troops to military bases in Afghanistan, an apparent response to Sunday’s shooting rampage by a U.S. staff sergeant.

Meanwhile, the Taliban said it was suspending preliminary peace talks with the United States because of Washington’s “alternating and ever-changing position,” and accused U.S. officials of reneging on promises to take meaningful steps toward a prisoner swap.

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