North Koreans on Thursday tested several short-range missiles, but their track record on longer-range missile technology has been poor.
The former dictator was afraid of looking weak to Iran, according to newly declassified interviews he had with an FBI agent.
Team Obama has picked favorites for races in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and New York. Local party figures say that undermines democracy – and is not the national party's job.
Surging demand for cars in rapidly growing nations will mean a robust car industry in 20 years. The US will have a piece of it – though smaller than today – and the models it turns out will be much greener as the iconic industry reinvents itself.
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The US condemned the coup but finds itself defending a president allied with leftist critics such as UN General Assembly president d'Escoto and Venezuela's Chávez.
Key challenges remain, including the discontent of former Sunni insurgents recruited by the US and credited with improving security.
Amid a huge display of national pride, some expressed concerns that violence could spike again.