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  • North Korean leader's absence spotlights concerns over U.S. WMD response

    After a disquieting six-week disappearance from the public spotlight that raised concerns abroad about the stability of the regime, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un reappeared on Tuesday, according to state-run news reports in Pyongyang. His unexplained...
  • Martin Schram: Times shines new light on old chemical weapons secrets

    In a powerful and Pulitzer-worthy scoop, the New York Times has just revealed a new outrage upon America's sense of decency by catching government officials in the act of breaking faith with the men and women who volunteered to fight for us in faraway...
  • 'Homeland' shows life after Brody and keen social conscience

    In the opening episode of Season 4 of “Homeland,” Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes), CIA station chief in Kabul, is sitting in a rec center within the U.S. compound drinking a beer and watching baseball on TV, when a young Air Force pilot...
  • Liberia anxiously awaits aid from U.S., others in fight against Ebola

    Liberia anxiously awaits aid from U.S., others in fight against Ebola
    The building site for a field hospital — America’s first big contribution to Liberia’s fight against Ebola — looks a little discouraging: a sweeping expanse of mud and puddles in swampy ground, with piles of gravel, three idle...
  • The objective of destroying ISIS

    Last Sunday, President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Susan Rice was questioned on NBC about the American administration's war strategy concerning the Islamic State in Syria, the aggressive and messianic self-proclaimed New Islamic Caliphate....
  • Judge orders release of Guantanamo force-feed videos

    MIAMI A federal judge in Washington, D.C., Friday agreed to a U.S. news media petition and ordered release of videotapes of U.S. troops at Guantanamo forcibly removing a Syrian captive from his cell and force-feeding him. Before the 28 recordings can...
  • Pentagon opens second mobile laboratory in fight against Ebola

    Pentagon opens second mobile laboratory in fight against Ebola
    Moving to help check the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the Pentagon on Friday opened its second mobile laboratory in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the deadly disease. Three weeks after President Obama announced that the Pentagon would help...
  • Rachel Marsden: Political buffoonery is America's greatest security threat

    There are at least two things that the public expects the government to get right, even when it fails at nearly everything else: public safety and national security. The Obama administration has a responsibility to protect its citizens. There is no excuse...
  • U.S. strikes on al Qaeda group in Syria did not inflict decisive blow: sources

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. airstrikes in Syria in September that were aimed at a faction of al Qaeda militants said to be plotting attacks against the West failed to deliver a decisive blow against them, U.S. officials familiar with the operation said...
  • Factbox: Money trail in U.S. plan to fight Ebola in West Africa

    (Reuters) - The United States government has committed more than $350 million toward fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and is ready to deploy up to 4,000 military personnel by late October. Most of a Defense Department request to shift $1...
  • Germany's Fischer warns of looming political crisis in Europe

    By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - Six years ago, weeks after U.S. investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed, European leaders gathered in Paris to discuss a joint response to the financial earthquake shaking their continent. France and several other...