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  • Who are we leaving behind in Afghanistan?

    The idea that a true soldier never leaves a comrade behind is chiseled into U.S. military creed. This heroic duty has been celebrated in story and film, and recorded in numerous battlefield citations. But does it extend to foreign allies who, though...
  • It's possible to work with Iran

     It's possible to work with Iran
    Even if Iran ultimately agrees to limitations on its nuclear program, will its leaders comply with the terms? After all, the Iranians have been less than candid over the years. They have railed against the United States and its allies, and they have...
  • Pictures in the News | November 13, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Philippines, where increasingly desperate, typhoon-stricken Filipinos gather amongst the devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban. The typhoon left a trail of destruction in multiple...
  • Karzai reportedly seeks Obama letter on Afghan civilian casualties

    KABUL, Afghanistan — In a telephone conversation Tuesday, Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Afghan President Hamid Karzai agreed that Kerry would request a letter from President Obama acknowledging the suffering of Afghan civilians caused by U.S....
  • No deal yet between U.S., Afghanistan on post-2014 pact

    KABUL, Afghanistan — Negotiations on a post-2014 security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan remained unresolved Wednesday, less than 24 hours before Afghan President Hamid Karzai was scheduled to address a gathering of tribal...
  • U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke to resign

    BEIJING -- Gary Locke, the first Chinese American ambassador to Beijing, said Wednesday he will leave his post early next year to rejoin his wife and three children in Seattle. The former Commerce secretary and two-term governor of Washington said his...
  • Afghans release draft of security accord with U.S.

    KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Afghan government published late Wednesday what it described as a "pre-decisional" copy of an agreement being negotiated with the United States on the two nations' security partnership after international combat troops withdraw...
  • Review: 'Finding the Dragon Lady' by Monique Brinson Demery

    Review: 'Finding the Dragon Lady' by Monique Brinson Demery
    What if the U.S. gave military support to a beleaguered foreign government and the country's first lady insulted the Americans as “little soldiers of fortune”? What if protesters starting setting themselves on fire in the streets and the first...
  • Mexico teen cartel member 'El Ponchis' released, headed to U.S.

    MEXICO CITY — A 17-year-old former Mexican drug cartel member, who admitted to killing four people while in the group’s employ, was released from a juvenile detention center early Tuesday morning and is headed to the United States, where he...
  • Mexican teenage assassin to soon live freely in Texas

    MEXICO CITY — He admitted being a salaried killer for a drug cartel, the kind of assassin who preferred slashing his victims' throats. On Tuesday, after serving three years behind bars, he was released from a Mexican detention center and was on...
  • Afghanistan: U.S. ambassador says onus is on Karzai to sign pact

    KABUL, Afghanistan — In his first public remarks in the weeklong standoff between the United States and Afghanistan over a post-2014 security agreement, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan James B. Cunningham challenged President Hamid Karzai to end...