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  • The Petraeus affair: unscripted and simply scandalous

    It's "Homeland" meets "The Real Housewives" — and it's hands down the best serialized show on TV. It's "Dallas" in military drag, in which a ridiculously retro social order (who knew that "socialites" and "hostesses" even existed anymore, never...
  • Navy air forces get new commander

    Navy air forces get new commander
    CORONADO, Calif. -- The Navy has a new leader of its air arm, following a change-of-command ceremony at the North Island Naval Air Station on Thursday. Vice Adm. David Buss relieved Vice Adm. Allen Myers, who is moving to the Pentagon to be deputy...
  • Petraeus offers apology for scandal during speech at USC

     Petraeus offers apology for scandal during speech at USC
    Signaling a desire to return to public life, retired Gen. David H. Petraeus offered an apology Tuesday for the scandal that led to his resignation as director of the CIA and brought an illustrious career to an abrupt end. Petraeus has kept a low...
  • In surprise move, General Allen retires from military

    In surprise move, General Allen retires from military
    Marine Corps Gen. John Allen, the former commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan whose nomination to lead NATO was delayed last year while investigators probed his e-mails to a Florida socialite, has retired from the military. The Naval...
  • Obama the decider

    A rare phenomenon occurred on Capitol Hill the other day when two ranking officials of the Obama administration testified that they had differed with the president they still served over providing arms to the rebels in Syria seeking to oust dictator...
  • Soon We'll Be Wishing For Our 15 Minutes Of Privacy

    Soon We'll Be Wishing For Our 15 Minutes Of Privacy
    Andy Warhol famously said that "in the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." With the dawn of Internet, Twitter and other social media, Warhol's future may be now. The average Facebook subscriber averages more than 100 "friends." And Dan...
  • Condi presided over a catastrophe. So why is she lecturing Obama?

    Condi presided over a catastrophe. So why is she lecturing Obama?
    WASHINGTON — To watch Condoleezza Rice, the face of George W. Bush's foreign policy, stand before a convention of cheering Republicans and condemn Barack Obama for diminishing America's standing in the world — one can only gasp at 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...
  • Orlando Islamic leader hopeful that pastor will cancel Quran-burning event

    Orlando Islamic leader hopeful that pastor will cancel Quran-burning event
    GAINESVILLE — Imam Muhammad Musri, president of the Islamic Society of Central Florida in Orlando, emerged from a meeting with Pastor Terry Jones on Wednesday hopeful that the fervently anti-Islam church leader would call off plans to burn copies of...
  • Gainesville pastor plans to burn Islamic holy book despite general's plea

    Gainesville pastor plans to burn Islamic holy book despite general's plea
    The pastor of a tiny Gainesville church refused to heed pleas Tuesday from Gen. David Petraeus, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, and religious leaders to abandon plans to mark Saturday's anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a bonfire fueled by 200...
  • Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary

    Obama urges Florida pastor to drop plan to burn Koran on 9/11 anniversary
    President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. "This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...