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  • On Memorial Day, Vietnam memories still raw

    On Memorial Day, Vietnam memories still raw
    As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the first ground troops in Vietnam, one Army squad leader said it's been a long time since anyone has called him a baby killer, murderer or rapist. "It was not a very good time, and a lot of us just buried the...
  • Can the GOP win back the White House?

    Can the GOP win back the White House?
    So far, the 2016 Republican presidential primary is a complete puzzle to me. With as many as a dozen candidates likely to run, clearly top Republicans believe the GOP will recapture the White House next November. But first, the party must pick its...
  • Debate: What is the future of aircraft carriers?

    Debate: What is the future of aircraft carriers?
    Jerry Hendrix, a retired Navy captain with 26 years of service, recently published a 2,700-word article in the National Review on aircraft carriers. He looked at cost, capabilities and likely places for future battles. His conclusion, stated near the...
  • Iraqi forces routinely leave U.S.-supplied weapons on battlefield for Islamic State

    Iraqi forces routinely leave U.S.-supplied weapons on battlefield for Islamic State
    The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group. The Islamic State group,...
  • Pentagon chief: Iraqis must have 'will to fight' to defeat Islamic State

    The Obama administration intensified its defense of the president's strategy against Islamic State militants Sunday, with Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter making a vigorous case that the terrorist group can only be defeated if the Iraqis “...
  • Senators accept plan to squeeze military commissary benefit

    The Senate Armed Services Committee has accepted a Defense Department plan to pare taxpayer support of base grocery stores, which if enacted into law would lower shopper savings at least 2 percentage points next year, as well as cut store operating...
  • Bob Schieffer leaves 'Face the Nation' May 31

    Bob Schieffer leaves 'Face the Nation' May 31
    UPDATED: If you're a Bob Schieffer fan, you'll want to catch CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "Reliable Sources" this Sunday morning. On CNN, Schieffer will discuss departing "Face the Nation" on May 31, and that's big news because "Nation" is the most-...
  • Senate fails to resolve standoff over Patriot Act

    Senate fails to resolve standoff over Patriot Act
    Scrambling to prevent a shutdown of a program used to track terrorists, the Senate pulled an all-nighter but failed early Saturday to resolve a standoff over the National Security Agency system of collecting and storing U.S. telephone records. Lawmakers...
  • A new blame game emerges over Iraq

    WASHINGTON -- Whenever America's reputation as the world's prime military power takes a hit, a partisan argument inevitably breaks out over who's to blame. From "Who lost China?" to "Who lost Korea?" and "Who lost Vietnam?" the two major parties have...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story'

    Saturday's TV Highlights: 'Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 24 - 30, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Deion's Family Playbook On a new episode...
  • Senate budget blueprint seeks to rein in aircraft carrier cost

    Sen. John McCain doesn't understand why planning costs for the second Ford-class aircraft carrier total $880 million. After building the first-in-class Gerald R. Ford, "you're supposed to cookie cutter them through," the Senate Armed Services chairman...