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  • Afghanistan: what 'victory' looks like

    Afghanistan: what 'victory' looks like
    Where is Afghanistan policy headed at this crucial moment? As the nation's excellent if unsung war commander, Gen. John Allen, testifies on Capitol Hill this week, and as Republican presidential aspirants continue to attack President Barack Obama from...
  • The real problem with David Petraeus

    There are a lot worse things going on in our country right now than Gen. David Petraeus cheating on his wife, and one of them is our country's invidious use of drone warfare. The worst part about it is that we have been brainwashed to believe that it is...
  • Man found with explosives pleads not guilty

    Man found with explosives pleads not guilty
    A Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges that he posessed the makings of explosives. Baylor Maggenti, 66, had materials commonly used to make pipe bombs, prosecutors said. He has been charged with felony counts of intent to...
  • Underwater on the mortgage, stationed away from home

    Underwater on the mortgage, stationed away from home
    Air Force Maj. Justice Sakyi's change-of-station orders to Germany came with a built-in dilemma: what to do about his family's home in Maryland. He and his wife, Olivia, bought the single-family house in Bowie in early 2006, near the height of the...
  • Former CIA officer charged with leaking classified information

    A former CIA officer is facing decades in prison after being charged Monday with disclosing classified information to journalists, the latest in an unprecedented Obama administration crackdown against national security leaks. John Kiriakou, who made news...
  • Lawmakers praise Petraeus, downplay reported tension

    Lawmakers praise Petraeus, downplay reported tension
    The leaders of the Senate intelligence committee praised CIA Director David H. Petraeus at a public hearing Tuesday, and criticized a Los Angeles Times story that said the retired Army general was working to improve relations with some members of...
  • Intel panel chair: 'Dangerous line' crossed in talks with Taliban

    The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee took aim Thursday at an Obama administration plan to transfer five prisoners out of U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay as part of a package of negotiations with the Taliban. With four of the...
  • U.S. Suspends Training Of Afghan Local Police Force

    U.S. Suspends Training Of Afghan Local Police Force
    KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Forces in Afghanistan said on Sunday they have suspended training new recruits to the Afghan Local Police (ALP) amid a spike in the number of insider attacks which are damaging trust between Afghans and their allies. The ALP is a...
  • Rubio visits Afghanistan; opposes ‘artificial timeline’ for leaving

     
    WASHINGTON — Wasting little time, newly-minted U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio flew to Pakistan and Afghanistan over the weekend to get a handle on American efforts to stabilize the region. His takeaway? That the White House should avoid any “artificial...
  • Two weeks in, Toomey goes to Afghanistan

     
    By the end of his first six-year term, newly elected U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey said the United States will have a dramatically smaller presence in Afghanistan, but that it’s unrealistic that U.S. forces will be removed entirely. Toomey, speaking from......
  • New consumer bureau warns banks not to foreclose on active-duty military

     
    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday warned banks not to violate laws that protect active-duty military personnel from home foreclosures and high interest rates. The move comes after news reports of apparent violations by JPMorgan Chase...