By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 04:53 PM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Monday warned Afghan President Hamid Karzai that his refusal to sign a post-war security accord was “not viable” and that further delays would force the U.S. to begin planning for the withdrawal of all forces from Afghanistan.
By Mark Flatten | 11/25/13 02:55 PM
A photo of President Obama in a turban and cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad that led to terrorist plots against the Danish newspaper that published them are among documents purged from FBI counter-terrorism training materials, new disclosures from the agency show.
By Susan Crabtree | 11/25/13 11:15 AM
National Security Adviser Susan Rice is in Afghanistan to meet with government officials and visit with U.S. troops to celebrate Thanksgiving, the White House said Monday. The visit will include meetings with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to the Associated Press. The trip, which...
11/25/13 10:52 AM
(www.stripes.com) The Military Times reports that while military and civilian personnel costs have grown by 78 percent between 2001 and 2012, the overall defense budget has been growing even faster, calling into question the emphatic calls from Pentagon brass to reduce personnel-related costs.
By Tim Mak | 11/25/13 08:02 AM
Zakheim sat down with the Washington Examiner to talk about the stalled defense authorization bill, his time on the Romney campaign, “entering the family business” of defense policy, and what’s next for the Authorization for Use of Military Force.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/24/13 06:15 PM
President Obama's latest diplomatic effort to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon raises the danger of such a bomb being detonated by terrorists in the United States, according to a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In the short term, "we've got young men...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:12 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government's interpretation of its authority under the Patriot Act is so broad that it could justify mass collection of financial, health and even library records of innocent Americans without their knowledge, a civil liberties lawyer warned Friday at a hearing on a...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:10 AM
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — The wife of an 85-year-old veteran detained in North Korea implored authorities on Friday to let her husband return to his anxious family and end what she called a "dreadful misunderstanding." "We have had no word on the state of his health, whether or not the...
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 10:31 AM
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors, a newspaper reported Saturday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank Coan added into the case docket for...
By Associated Press | 11/23/13 02:40 PM
An Iran nuclear deal within reach, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and five other foreign ministers focused Saturday on the fine print of a draft agreement meant to satisfy not only the other side, but also to placate powerful domestic forces that fear giving too much for too little in return.
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