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  • Deaths raise questions about ways to aid abducted Americans

    The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation's oft-criticized strategy for dealing with abducted Americans and their families.
  • U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program

    U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program
    The White House is considering revamping its overseas hostage-rescue program after CIA drone strikes that mistakenly killed an American and an Italian held captive by terrorists in Pakistan, the latest incident to reveal gaps in U.S. counter-terrorism...

    Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'

    Hillary Clinton's double standard on 'unaccountable money'
    Bill and Hillary Clinton are to money what the Gulf of Mexico is to the Mississippi River: the inevitable destination of a large and never-ending flow, which is sometimes polluted. The latest example comes in the form of donations of $2.35 million to...

    GOP Clinton-bashing is hypocritical

    GOP Clinton-bashing is hypocritical
    I see where some Republican faux ethicists are criticizing Hillary and Bill Clinton because of the identity of some of the donors to the Clinton Family Foundation. If these Republicans have accepted campaign contributions from billionaires and special-...

    Planned Fort Pickett security center moving forward

    A planned training center at Fort Pickett for U.S. diplomatic personnel assigned to high-threat areas has taken a big step forward. The milestone is the State Department's completion of a final environmental impact statement for the Foreign Affairs...