Administration cites technological advances and a shifting threat from Iran. But many in Eastern Europe worry the US is simply appeasing Russia.
The Al Shabab movement sought foreign reinforcement two days after the US killed a fighter believed to have forged ties with Al Qaeda.
This photo shows the 'The Executive Towers' group of skyscrapers under simultaneous construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on March 29, 2007. The Emirate's government's decision to move from an oil-based economy to focus on tourism industry triggered a real-estate development boom that has been going since 2004.
Muntadhar al-Zeidi's release, expected Monday, was delayed by 'paperwork.' His brother claims Muntadhar was tortured while in prison.
The airstrike hit North Waziristan, which borders Afghanistan. Also Monday, Pakistan said it was on the verge of a major victory – arresting Swat militant chief Maulana Fazlullah.
Most of the criticism for erroneous reports of gunshots is aimed at the Coast Guard exercise. But news organizations take hits too for going live with unconfirmed reports reminiscent of Chicken Little.
US envoy Richard Holbrooke said delaying the vote count would benefit the Taliban, while British Foreign Secretary David Miliband urged that allegations of fraud be investigated.
The EU offered up to $15 billion to aid developing countries cutting emissions and urged rich nations to contribute more.
President Obama had hoped to pressure Iran by building international consensus on tougher sanctions.