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  • From Guantánamo to Pakistan: One man shares his story

    From Guantánamo to Pakistan: One man shares his story

    Human rights activists say that 10 years after 9/11, cases of extraordinary rendition such as Islamic scholar Saad Iqbal Madni's remain common because Guantánamo Bay has not been shut down.

  • In Pictures F-15 fighter jet

    A USAF F-15 jet fighter maneuvers as another F-15 takes off from the NATO airbase in Aviano, Italy, on March 21. This aircraft, based at Lakenheath, England, later crashed in Libya after what was believed to be a mechanical failure, the US Africa Command said both crew members were safe. One was picked up by a rebel force and the other by a Marine Corps Osprey search and rescue aircraft.

  • 10 perfect books for Valentine's Day gifts

    10 perfect books for Valentine's Day gifts

    Chocolates disappear, flowers fade, and jewelry goes out of style. But books remain forever. If you're looking for the perfect Valentine's Day gift, one of the following titles is sure to suit.

  • In Pictures Joe Lieberman

    Senator Joe Lieberman (I) from Connecticut is acknowledged at the gala banquet of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual policy conference in Washington on Mar. 22, 2010. Lieberman announced on Jan. 19 that he will not run for reelection in 2012.

  • Robert Gates in Afghanistan to view progress, meet troops

    Robert Gates in Afghanistan to view progress, meet troops

    Robert Gates' trip is touted as a holiday visit to thank close to 100,000 U.S. troops serving in the war.

  • Opinion War on terror: Obama softened the language, but hardened Muslim hearts

    The Obama administration’s shift in counterterrorism language sought to bridge the divide with the Muslim world and soften Americans’ fear of Islam. But the new rhetoric hasn't matched policy, and the unintended costs at home and abroad have been high.

  • NATO attack in Pakistan was 'self-defense,' says US

    The Pakistani government strongly condemned a series of manned airstrikes on Pakistani soil, including two NATO attacks that officials say killed about 55 suspected insurgents over the weekend.

  • Afghans protest Quran burning

    Afghans protest Quran burning

    A number of protests broke out in Afghanistan Friday and turned violent in response to Quran-burning plans by a Florida pastor, even after the pastor said he cancelled those plans.

  • Afghanistan corruption: How one town battled a shoddy school and won

    Afghanistan corruption: How one town battled a shoddy school and won

    Afghanistan corruption is widespread. Some activists say efforts to help ordinary Afghans resist the powerful may prove more successful than targeting big names.

  • Afghanistan war: USAID spends too much, too fast to win hearts and minds

    Afghanistan war: USAID spends too much, too fast to win hearts and minds

    In the Afghanistan war, it's quantity vs. quality: The USAID battle for hearts and minds is being lost just as President Obama's 'civilian surge' prepares to more than double annual assistance to $5 billion.