The law firm whose partner was responsible for blowing J.K. Rowling's cover as the author of 'The Cuckoo's Calling' will pay her legal costs and donate funds to The Soldiers' Charity, the charity to which Rowling is also donating her royalties for the next three years.
New documents released today reveal the alarming scope of NSA data collection. But half of Americans see the spying as 'no big deal.' They are allowing government to chip away at freedoms that others, especially in the Arab world, are giving their lives to build.
Reversing a downward trend, civilian casualties have risen 23 percent, in part because of fighting between government forces and insurgents.
Warnings from the US government's internal auditor that an ongoing $20 billion Afghanistan reconstruction program is lining the pockets of the Taliban and Al Qaeda have been ignored.
The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction released the latest in a string of reports today on fraud, mismanagement, and wasted US spending in the troubled country.
Obama seems serious enough that proponents of an extended US military presence in Afghanistan are warning against it.