Reports of widespread irregularities are pouring in as Western officials scramble to lower expectations ahead of Thursday's presidential vote.
Attacks are up 50 percent during the past 10 days. Coalition forces have set up a 'tiered' security plan at polling places.
Supporters say it's time to surge, Iraq-style. Opponents say the US should wait to see if the extra 21,000 troops already on the way have an effect.
He rejects Bush's 'global war on terror' as too absolutist. But a top adviser says Obama will 'confront Al Qaeda aggressively wherever it exists.'
The Pentagon doesn't know. But it's the first such incident in nearly 10 years, suggesting that the Russian military is flexing its muscle.
One aim: to bolster relations with resource-rich countries where China has been aggressively extending its presence.
The former president was in Pyongyang Tuesday seeking the release of two American journalists. But talks could go beyond that.
Beijing urged Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to retract his statement that China is committing "genocide" against its Muslim minority.
Almost none. No international framework exists to identify or sanction an attacking country.