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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. More than 36,000 dead American soldiers; another 103,000 wounded, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. South Korean military...
  • Germany¿s Federal Foreign Office: Obama vs. Romney

    Germany¿s Federal Foreign Office: Obama vs. Romney
    Our group of RIAS Berlin Kommission Fellows was afforded the tremendous opportunity to visit the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin and listen to a speech from Mr. David Schwake, Deputy Director for the transatlantic cooperation at the office.   Schwake...
  • Look who's 70!

    Look who's 70!
    By Deb Acord CTW Features The first Jeep, made in 1941 by the Willys-Overland Company in response to the U.S. military's call for a new light reconnaissance vehicle, was a quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive machine. It was practical, plain and had a...
  • Pakistani Taliban end ceasefire with government but say talks still on

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - The Pakistani Taliban have formally ended a 40-day ceasefire but are still open to talks with the government, a spokesman said on Wednesday. Government negotiators were not immediately available to confirm if...
  • Abductors of Nigerian schoolgirls pretended to be soldiers: witness

    MAIDUGURI/ABUJA (Reuters) - Islamist rebels duped dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls into thinking they were soldiers come to evacuate them before abducting between 50 and 100 in their latest anti-government raid, officials said on Wednesday. Gunmen...
  • Jordanian warplanes destroy vehicles trying to cross from Syria: spokesman

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian warplanes hit and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, underlining Amman's concern about incursions from areas controlled by Syrian rebels. A Jordanian...
  • Russia is only a regional power? Don't bet on it, some say

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a "regional power" in remarks that were interpreted as not only a jab at leader Vladimir Putin's ego but also justification for the administration's reluctance to wade deeper into a conflict that's...
  • F-35 fighter jet to make international debut in July: officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department has approved the first trans-Atlantic flight of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet in July to take part in two international air shows near London, senior defense officials said Wednesday. The new...
  • Pro-Russia separatists take armored vehicles, humiliating Kiev forces

    Pro-Russia separatists take armored vehicles, humiliating Kiev forces
    KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Separatists flew the Russian flag on armored vehicles taken from the Ukrainian army on Wednesday, humiliating a Kiev government operation to recapture eastern towns controlled by pro-Moscow partisans. Six armored...
  • 22 reported killed in clashes over Central African Republic town

    BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 22 people, mainly civilians, were killed in clashes between mainly Muslim rebels and Christian militia in the Central African Republic earlier this week, the local Red Cross said on Wednesday. The clashes took place on...
  • Obama looks to salvage Asia 'pivot' as allies fret about China

    WASHINGTON/MANILA (Reuters) - When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China Sea last month, a U.S. Navy plane swooped in to witness the dramatic encounter. The flyover was a vivid illustration of the...