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  • At 100 years, Panama Canal Zone history celebrated in Florida

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - The 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal, hailed at the time as one of the world's great wonders, has inspired a celebration in central Florida to showcase the experience of the U.S. canal workers behind the...
  • Why you need a vacation

    Why you need a vacation
    Just before he flew off to Martha's Vineyard for a two-week vacation, President Barack Obama fielded some questions about the U.S. military campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq. We imagine that he also had Syria (rebels besieged in Aleppo),...
  • Beyond Kurdish territory, Iraq asks for more US help against Islamic State

    BAGHDAD As U.S. warplanes tilt the battlefield against Islamic militants in Kurdish-controlled territories, Iraqis in the rest of the country are growing resentful that the U.S. is not intervening more forcefully to protect Arabs who have been fighting...
  • Winnetka resident named First Captain at West Point

     Winnetka resident named First Captain at West Point
    Following in the distinguished footsteps of Douglas MacArthur, John J. Pershing and William Westmoreland, Austin Welch, 21, of Winnetka, was recently named First Captain of the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for the new...
  • Md. police receive millions in military gear

    Md. police receive millions in military gear
    Local police departments in Maryland have received more than $12 million in excess equipment from the U.S. military — from a $400,000 "mine-resistant vehicle" to a set of a dozen spoons valued at $3.06 apiece — through a federal program that...
  • 'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise

    'The Invisible Soldiers' warns of private security forces' rise
    Near the end of "The Invisible Soldiers: How America Outsourced Our Security," author Ann Hagedorn recommends that President Dwight D. Eisenhower's famous warning in 1961 about the rise of the "military-industrial complex" should be updated. In the 21st...
  • Iraqis who aided US military seek to resettle here amid new violence

    ATLANTA Terrorists sought to kidnap and kill Hadi Lazim when he served as an interpreter for the U.S. military in Baghdad during the war in Iraq. He fled to the U.S. with a special visa in 2010 and has steadily helped his five sons legally immigrate here...
  • Will letter from accused 9/11 mastermind get to Obama?

    GUANTANAMO NAVY BASE, Cuba Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the man who once bragged that he ran the Sept. 11 terror attacks "from A to Z," has written President Barack Obama about his views on the situation in Gaza and other current events. But the military has...
  • Al Qaeda tells family to press U.S. to negotiate hostage release

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda told the family of a U.S. hostage kidnapped three years ago in Pakistan to press their government to exchange him for prisoners held by the United States, in a message posted on the Internet on Friday. Warren Weinstein, who was...
  • US intervention in Iraq will be counterproductive

    We may call the latest U.S. intervention "humanitarian" and "limited," but make no mistake: President Barack Obama's decision to bomb Iraq will cause further violence and deterioration in that country, and draw the United States deeper into a quagmire...
  • Why is U.S. military supporting Iraq's kleptocrats?

    The hot, noisy deck of an aircraft carrier during flight operations is a dangerous inferno of a place: deafeningly loud in the blast of jet exhaust, the wash of rotor blades and the stench of jet fuel. But every catapult launch that sends a Super Hornet...