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May 20, 2012
NATO chief sees financial aid for Afghan forces
WASHINGTON (AP) -- NATO's secretary-general says he's optimistic that the international community will continue to finance the Afghan security forces. "This summit is not a pledging conference, but nevertheless a number of countries have announced substantial contributions to the...
May 20, 2012 - 4:41pm
May 6, 2012
Attacker in Afghan army uniform kills NATO soldier
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- An attacker wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire on international troops Sunday in southern Afghanistan, killing one, NATO said. Coalition forces returned fire and killed the attacker. The shooting was the latest in a string of attacks against U.S....
May 6, 2012 - 2:00pm
March 4, 2012
Fresh assault on Homs, Syria, as Red Cross seeks access
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian forces launched a fresh assault on Homs as the Red Cross pressed forward with efforts to deliver badly needed aid to thousands of people stranded in a besieged neighborhood despite warnings from regime troops of land mines and booby traps. Days after they fought...
March 4, 2012 - 10:00am
February 7, 2012
Special operations' Afghan role could be expanded
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Adm. Bill McRaven said Tuesday that special operations forces in Afghanistan are preparing for a possible expanded role as overall U.S. forces begin to draw down after a decade of war. McRaven, the special operations commander who led last year's Navy SEAL raid...
February 7, 2012 - 5:25pm
January 13, 2012
Marines name general to handle probes into video that show alleged desecration of corpses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Marine Corps on Friday laid the groundwork for deciding what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken in the case of an Internet video purporting to show Marine snipers urinating on dead bodies in Afghanistan. The top Marine officer, Gen. James Amos, appointed...
January 13, 2012 - 3:30pm
January 12, 2012
Army reservists return to N.D.
BISMARCK (AP) -- U.S. Army reservists who served in Afghanistan have returned to North Dakota. Ten members of the 461st Engineer Company flew into Fargo on Tuesday, five arrived in Bismarck and four arrived in Grand Forks. They returned from a volunteer year-long deployment overseas. The...
January 12, 2012 - 7:25am
November 25, 2011
CIA officers mark death of spy with rare request
WASHINGTON (AP) -- CIA officers are asking people to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of the first American killed in the Afghan war by donating to help the children of their fellow fallen. Since the death in 2001 of CIA officer Mike Spann, a total of 23 stars have been added...
November 25, 2011 - 4:25pm
November 16, 2011
Pentagon leaders defend withdrawal of US from Iraq
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Tuesday defended President Barack Obama's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq in seven weeks, but left open the possibility for continued negotiations with Baghdad over a force presence there. In heated exchanges with Republicans...
November 16, 2011 - 12:01am
November 15, 2011
Spec-Ops Command: SEAL raid book 'a lie'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Special Operations Command is calling a former Navy SEAL's alternate version of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden a bogus work of fiction. "It's just not true," U.S. Special Operations Command spokesman Col. Tim Nye said. "It's not how it happened."...
November 15, 2011 - 9:59pm
November 14, 2011
Veterans deserve the best from us
As American combat troops come home from Iraq and Afghanistan, the nation's pledge to warriors and their families does not diminish. If anything, the responsibility the nation has to its fighting men and women and their families becomes greater. Indeed, given the nature of 21st century...
November 14, 2011 - 6:34am
November 3, 2011
U.S. report blasts China, Russia for cybercrime attacks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. intelligence officials accused China and Russia on Thursday of systematically stealing American high-tech data for their own national economic gain. It was the most forceful and detailed public airing of U.S. allegations after years of private complaints....
November 3, 2011 - 9:00pm
October 30, 2011
Reports: Prosecutions going up for war zone crime
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Marine in Iraq sent home $43,000 in stolen cash by hiding it in a footlocker among American flags. A soldier shipped thousands more concealed in a toy stuffed animal. An embassy employee tricked the State Department into wiring $240,000 into his foreign bank account....
October 30, 2011 - 4:29pm
NATO convoy bomb adds urgency to protecting Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The weekend suicide bombing of a NATO convoy that killed 17 people in Kabul adds urgency to the U.S.-led coalition's work to expand a security bubble around the Afghan capital. With most of the attacks in Kabul blamed on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network,...
October 30, 2011 - 3:00pm
October 29, 2011
Suicide bombing of NATO convoy kills 17; 12 of them Americans
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A Taliban suicide bomber rammed a vehicle into an armored NATO bus Saturday, killing 17 people, including 12 Americans and a Canadian in the deadliest attack on the U.S.-led coalition in Kabul since the war began. It was a major setback for the alliance...
October 29, 2011 - 4:26pm
September 7, 2011
No troop decisions as Iraq withdrawal begins
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The scheduled withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq is on track, a Pentagon official said Wednesday, but the Obama administration has yet to decide how many troops might stay there on a revised mission to help train Iraqi forces. "The drawdown has begun," Navy Capt....
September 7, 2011 - 2:30pm