| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:10 PM
We taxpayers spent a great deal of money preparing Gen. David Petraeus to serve in high government posts such as directr of the Central intelligence Agency. He was doing a good job, by all accounts. His prior military was stellar. Should an affair with...
| Mar 13, 2012
Can this be Eric Holder, our Eric Holder, the same attorney general of the United States who used to snub military law, who set out to close the military prison and courts at Guantanamo, who preferred to tie up Lower Manhattan with a showy civil trial...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Osama bin Laden in his final days schemed over an effort to kill President Obama as well as other top U.S. officials, documents recovered from his compound show.
A senior administration official confirmed the existence of a Bin Laden proposal to...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 5:19 PM
Before his death, Osama bin Laden boldly commanded his network to organize special cells in Afghanistan and Pakistan to attack the aircraft of President Obama and Gen. David Petraeus.
“The reason for concentrating on them is that Obama is the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 10:28 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:55 PM
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...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:32 AM
CIA director David Petraeus will be the grand marshal for Chicago's Memorial Day Parade.
Petraeus is a retired four-star U.S. Army general and former top commander in Afghanistan. He will lead this year's Memorial Day parade and participate in the...
| May 3, 2012
| 8:55 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— In letters from his last hideout, Osama bin Laden fretted about dysfunction in his terrorist network and crumbling trust from Muslims he wished to incite against their government and the West.
A selection of documents seized in...
| May 7, 2012
When it come to the Republicans' choice for president this year, it's all over but the shoutin' in Tampa.
. . .
The great hall, the red-white-and-blue balloons, the signs proudly proclaiming the name of each state from Alabama to Wyoming, the...
| May 26, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The report from the State Department was brief: Thomas M. Jennings Jr., a federal worker from Burtonsville on a temporary assignment with NATO peacekeepers, had died in a car crash in Southern Bosnia.
Fifteen years later, it turns out that was only...
| Aug 31, 2012
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...