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  • Obama's secret drone war may come back to haunt us

    In our growing reliance on armed drones as instruments of war, how slippery is the slope we're sliding on? Imagine that Vladimir Putin began using drones to kill Ukrainians who opposed Russia's annexation of Crimea. If Putin claimed the targets were...
  • Benghazi suspect's court case in U.S. likely to revive political furor

    Benghazi suspect's court case in U.S. likely to revive political furor
    The federal arraignment Saturday of the suspected ringleader of the 2012 Benghazi attacks is likely to revive the political firestorm over prosecuting terrorism suspects on American soil. Libyan militant Ahmed Abu Khatallah, his long, graying hair and...
  • America's Kafkaesque 'no-fly list'

     America's Kafkaesque 'no-fly list'
    In the aftermath of 9/11, the United States adopted sweeping laws and regulations aimed at reducing the likelihood of a repeat tragedy. That was not only the government's right but its responsibility. Yet many of the measures unjustifiably eroded basic...
  • Libyan suspected in Benghazi attack pleads not guilty to terrorism charge

    Libyan suspected in Benghazi attack pleads not guilty to terrorism charge
    A Libyan militia leader pleaded not guilty in a U.S. federal court on Saturday to a terrorism charge in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi that killed four Americans. Ahmed Abu Khatallah was transferred to the U.S. District...
  • Iraqi army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts

    Iraqi army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts
    Iraq's army sent tanks and armored vehicles to try to dislodge insurgents from the northern city of Tikrit on Sunday, the second day of a pushback against a Sunni militant takeover of large stretches of Iraq. The hardline Sunni group leading the...
  • Pakistani army says 30 militants killed in airstrikes on tribal hideouts

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The Pakistani army on Saturday said at least 30 militants were killed after fighter jets bombed their hideouts in two tribal districts in the restive northwest. The attacks were launched in Khyber and North Waziristan, two of the...
  • The dubious case for splitting Iraq into 3 states

    The dubious case for splitting Iraq into 3 states
    Iraq has ripped apart with astonishing swiftness. Its armed forces are melting as Sunni jihadists seize swaths of territory, arms and oil fields. The jihadists control much of Iraq's midsection and part of neighboring Syria, and they are driving toward...
  • Texan pleads guilty to aiding overseas terrorists

    AUSTIN, Texas Less than two weeks after his arrest at a Houston airport, a 23-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday in Austin to aiding overseas terrorists, admitting he had planned to join a Qaida offshoot gaining force in Syria. Michael Todd Wolfe, a...
  • With ISIS surging in Iraq, Europe fears rise in 'jihadi-tourists'

    BERLIN After being injured fighting the Syrian government, 31-year-old Mohannad reached his home in Frankfurt, Germany, with a simple plan: rest, recuperate, then rejoin the fight with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. As related in German newspaper...
  • U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale

    U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale
    A group of U.S. diplomats arrived in Libya three years ago to a memorable reception: a throng of cheering men and women who pressed in on the startled group "just to touch us and thank us," recalled Susan Rice, President Obama's national security advisor....
  • Obama and Iraq: Too-little, too-late

    Obama and Iraq: Too-little, too-late
    George W. Bush never claimed to be prescient, but here he is in 2007, warning us what would happen if the United States prematurely pulled its troops out of Iraq before Iraqi forces were sufficiently trained, equipped and motivated to defend the country...