Topic: The Pentagon
Pakistan leaders, including the Army chief and foreign minister, are requesting additional military and economic aid during strategic dialogue with US officials.
03/23/2010 09:39 am
The 'special relationship' the US and Israel have long enjoyed is being tested again today as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses AIPAC, the most powerful Israel lobby in Washington.
03/22/2010 10:04 am
General Stanley McChrystal said Wednesday that given the opportunity, the US would like to capture Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden alive, appearing to contradict comments made Tuesday by Attorney General Eric Holder.
03/17/2010 06:46 pm
Walter Rodgers Beyond Iraq and Afghanistan, does Washington see the lurking threats against America?
Though focused on wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US must mind other trouble spots.
03/17/2010 01:30 pm
The Jerusalem clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians that injured more than 100 today, together with an unfolding crisis between the US and Israel, give beleaguered Iran an opportunity to boost its clout.
03/16/2010 07:38 pm
House Republicans said Thursday they will adopt a unilateral, one-year ban on funding requests for all member projects, or earmarks. House Democrats put forward a partial ban the day before.
03/11/2010 06:42 pm
Free-market healthcare doesn't exist in the US. Half of every health dollar spent comes from government.
03/11/2010 04:00 pm
Commentators have called Israel's announcement of new settlement construction in East Jerusalem during Vice President Joe Biden's visit a humiliation. But the Palestinian leadership still appears willing to give talks a chance.
03/10/2010 06:42 pm
Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused the US of playing a 'double game' during his Afghanistan visit, echoing an accusation lobbed at Tehran by US Defense Secretary Robert Gates earlier this week.
03/10/2010 11:47 am
Both sides in the political debate have tried to label the IRS suicide pilot and the Pentagon shooter. But the truth here is way beyond such facile political analysis.
03/06/2010 04:45 pm