Topic: Lawrence Korb
Sen. Carl Levin cited concerns about stress on the US military as the US decides its next steps in Afghanistan. Levin spoke at a Monitor breakfast Thursday.
12/12/2009 11:59 am
In his Afghanistan war speech Tuesday, Obama is expected to call for more US troops to fight. But he'll need as many as 10,000 new foreign troop commitments, too, to get to the force size military commanders say is needed.
11/28/2009 12:00 am
Tehran cast doubt Friday on whether the Iran nuclear deal will proceed. But the Iranians are also dealing with an unstable political landscape – and with Obama, who wants to give diplomacy a chance.
10/31/2009 01:00 am
Violence reduced over the summer, but attacks surged in Baghdad and Ninewa Province and some US bases since American troops withdrew from the cities.
09/11/2009 01:00 am
Gen. Stanley McChrystal submitted his recommendations Monday for a revised strategy to turn around the conflict.
09/01/2009 01:00 am
Their numbers are small, but unit morale, cohesion, and discipline could be harmed.
07/11/2009 01:00 am
Obama warns Tehran to accept nuclear talks soon. Iran's crackdown on protesters may be hardening US policy.
07/10/2009 01:00 am
The policy that keeps gays from serving openly undermines military readiness and does not make sense practically, financially, or morally. So what is holding the administration back?
07/07/2009 01:00 am
With the Holocaust Museum shooting, the Army is eyeing recruits more closely for extremist and gang ties
Only a tiny minority are drawn to violent groups, but these economic and political times may raise the potential for such connections.
06/13/2009 01:00 am
In Prague speech Sunday, the US president talked about Iran, North Korea, Russia, and how to stop the spread of nuclear weapons.
04/05/2009 01:00 am