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  • A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War

    A CT Filmmaker Explores the Korean War
    Sixty years have now passed since the shooting stopped on the Korean Peninsula. The body count remains stunning.
  • Report: Poor planning led to River Forest diplomat's death in Afghanistan

    Report: Poor planning led to River Forest diplomat's death in Afghanistan
    A U.S. mission to deliver books to a school in Afghanistan that ended in the death of a young foreign service officer from River Forest was plagued by poor planning that “failed at all levels,” according to a scathing Army report obtained by...

    Hagel begins first trip to Latin America as U.S. defense chief

    ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday his first trip to Latin America as Pentagon chief would add "muscle and sinew" to growing North American defense ties and highlight the importance of helping...

    USS Cole trial planning coming into focus

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba The judge in charge of the USS Cole case predicted Wednesday that the death-penalty trial could last nine months to a year, then hedged his bets by saying he's bad at forecasting these things. Army Col. James L. Pohl,...

    Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere. Several have been linked to al Qaeda. As the U.S.-led war in...