US confirms possible release of Taliban from Gitmo

U.S. intelligence officials acknowledged Tuesday that the United States may release several Afghan Taliban prisoners from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as an incentive to bring the Taliban to peace talks.

Al Qaeda in decline, but threats to US multiply

Al Qaeda is in decline around the
world but remains a leading threat to the United States, joined by others like Iran, the top US intelligence official said Wednesday.