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  • Campaigns touch briefly on the wars

    PARIS -- Politics tends to wring all seriousness out of speech. Sometimes this is a demonstration of unforgivable ignorance. Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan thinks that "Now is the time to lock in the success that is within reach" in...
  • Shifting US foreign policy reflective of new world view

    PARIS -- Counterinsurgency is out. Drones, assassination teams, targeted killings and special forces are in. A New York Times report on May 27 described the "existential debate" going on inside the faculty at West Point, the national military academy....
  • Drone warfare foretells an ever-expanding and illegal war

    PARIS -- The disclosure that current American drone warfare operations are directed from the presidential office in the White House, with the president himself selecting persons to be assassinated by unmanned American drone aircraft in the Muslim...
  • Pentagon decided not to send troops to Benghazi during attack

     
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. military commanders decided against sending a rescue mission to Benghazi during the attack against the American diplomatic mission because they didn’t have enough clear intelligence, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said....
  • Nauru pushes higher fees for asylum seekers sent by Australia

     
    The tiny nation of Nauru is pushing Australia to pay roughly $1,000 monthly for every asylum seeker it sends to the Pacific island. Australian immigration officials say the hike in visa fees is under discussion with Nauru but said it was “...
  • U.S. elections dominate talk on Chinese social media site

     
    While China gears up for a once-in-a-decade change in leadership, legions of its Internet users have been glued to the U.S. elections halfway across the world. Close to 25 million messages about the American polls had been sent on Sina Weibo by late...
  • Twelve reasons I'm supporting Barack Obama in `12

     
    For the past year, I've regularly been trading views on the presidential race with writers from the right, looking for trends, points of agreement and areas of divergence. For the last installment in this series, I've invited back Christine Dudley......
  • “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden” premieres on NGC Nov. 4

     
    There have been a few documentaries chronicling the May 2011 raid by SEAL Team Six that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden, and now we are coming to a point where feature-length dramatic films are being made on the subject. Next month, the film Zero...
  • TSA begins rollout of PreCheck program for military personnel

    TSA begins rollout of PreCheck program for military personnel
    U.S. military personnel will be eligible for expedited screening at Reagan National Airport -- a stone's throw from the Pentagon -- as the Transportation Security Administration continues to roll out its trusted traveler program known as PreCheck....
  • Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, 4 Others Charged in 9/11 Attack

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, 4 Others Charged in 9/11 Attack
    WASHINGTON, DC -- The United States on Wednesday announced charges against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused mastermind of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and four others accused of involvement in the plot. "If convicted, the five accused...
  • Md. voters to have say in GOP primary

    Md. voters to have say in GOP primary
    Candidates in the 6th Congressional District ran from polling place to polling place this morning, confronting particularly low turnouts despite the sunny, warm weather. Still, the candidates were confident in their get-out-the-vote operation and...