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August 30, 2011
Panel: Up to $60 billion in war funds wasted
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As much as $60 billion in U.S. funds has been lost to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past decade through lax oversight of contractors, poor planning and payoffs to warlords and insurgents, an independent panel investigating U.S. wartime spending...
August 30, 2011 - 9:21pm
July 17, 2011
Late night explosions rock Tripoli
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli was rocked by a series of airstrikes by NATO forces in the early hours of the morning Sunday. Libyan television reported that the "NATO crusader forces" had hit civilian and military targets in the eastern suburb of Tajoura. Just after midnight Sunday,...
July 17, 2011 - 12:00pm
July 12, 2011
U.S. strikes in Pakistan follow aid cut, kill 42
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) -- Four suspected U.S. missile strikes in northwestern Pakistan in less than 24 hours killed at least 42 alleged militants, an unusually heavy barrage at a time when relations between the two countries are badly strained, Pakistani intelligence officials...
July 12, 2011 - 2:30pm
July 7, 2011
House weighs barring funds for Libyan operation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House on Thursday weighed whether to prohibit funds for the U.S. military operation against Libya in a constitutional showdown with President Barack Obama. Calling the war illegal because Obama never sought congressional consent, Republicans and Democrats...
July 7, 2011 - 4:30pm
June 26, 2011
Intelligence shift shows change in Afghan war aims
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Military intelligence officers were scrambling a year ago to collect and analyze the social, economic and tribal ins and outs of each valley and hamlet in Afghanistan. This information wasn't the kind of secret or covert material many military intelligence specialists...
June 26, 2011 - 3:00pm
June 21, 2011
Obama likely to withdraw 10,000 soldiers from Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is expected to withdraw roughly 10,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan this year, with one brigade of about 5,000 forces leaving this summer and a second brigade of similar size coming home by the end of the year, a senior U.S. defense official...
June 21, 2011 - 11:23am
June 20, 2011
Obama close to decision on Afghan troop drawdown
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is close to announcing the critical next phase in America's decade-long war in Afghanistan, outlining both a plan to start bringing U.S. troops home next month and a broader withdrawal blueprint aimed at giving Afghans control of their own...
June 20, 2011 - 4:33pm
June 5, 2011
Israel on high alert for possible border unrest
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Thousands of Israeli security forces are on alert for possible border unrest as Palestinians mark the anniversary of the Arab defeat in the 1967 Mideast war and Israel's occupation of Arab land. Over the weekend, Palestinians in Syria and Lebanon canceled plans...
June 5, 2011 - 1:00am
May 20, 2011
Letter to the editor: Lawmakers pushing for endless war on terrorists
Last week, the House Armed Services Committee put a dangerous provision into the Defense Authorization Bill. This new provision would use American forces against al-Qaida suspects everywhere and anywhere and is a step toward endless worldwide war. This war-making legislation was...
May 20, 2011 - 7:29am
May 18, 2011
Gates: Somebody in Pakistan knew about bin Laden
WASHINGTON (AP) -- "Somebody" in Pakistan knew Osama bin Laden was hiding there, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday. But he said he's seen evidence that the country's senior leadership was unaware the terror leader was in a compound a short distance from a Pakistani military...
May 18, 2011 - 3:14pm
May 15, 2011
America shows off warship that buried bin Laden
ABOARD THE USS CARL VINSON (AP) -- U.S. officials welcomed visitors Sunday to the USS Carl Vinson warship, from which Osama bin Laden's body was buried at sea, but did not discuss the ultra-secretive attack that killed him, reflecting America's concern over possible retaliation. ...
May 15, 2011 - 11:29am
April 6, 2011
Gates in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi officials
BAGHDAD (AP) -- On his first visit to Iraq this year, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived Wednesday for two days of talks with senior government officials on the looming final withdrawal of American troops from a country still suffering from frequent insurgent violence eight...
April 6, 2011 - 8:29pm
Afghan officials: 2-3 men suspected in UN attack
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Former insurgents who had renounced the Taliban and were in a reintegration program are suspected of taking an assault rifle from a Nepalese guard and opening fire during the anti-Quran-burning riot last week that left seven U.N. workers dead, Afghan officials...
April 6, 2011 - 7:59pm
March 21, 2011
Libya bombing called successful, but questions remain about whether it will force Gadhafi out
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. on Sunday claimed initial success two days into an assault on Libya that included some of the heaviest firepower in the American arsenal -- long-range bombers designed for the Cold War -- but American officials said Sunday it was too early to define the...
March 21, 2011 - 2:40pm
Gadhafi vows 'long war' as US, allies pound his forces from air and sea
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Moammar Gadhafi vowed a "long war" as allied forces launched a second night of strikes on Libya on Sunday, and jubilant rebels who only a day before were in danger of being crushed by his forces now boasted they would bring him down. The U.S. military said the...
March 21, 2011 - 2:00pm