The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Kabul

    Gunfire and Explosions Reported at American University of Afghanistan

    They were trapped inside. One person has been reported killed and several wounded after gunfire rocked American University in Kabul, Afghanistan. Police are now searching for what’s believed to be a lone assailant. Opened in 2004, the American University is a legacy of U.S. military presence in Afghanistan: It’s the country’s first private university, and all classes are taught in English. Though no one has yet claimed responsibility, many who packed in for evening classes were trapped inside during the attack. Award-winning journalist Massoud Hossaini, who later escaped the university, posted he was afraid he was making his “last tweets.”

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