June's pullback is part of the phased withdrawal of US forces. Will it jeopardize hard-won security gains?
As Afghan insurgents exploit popular anger at civilian deaths, the US is hitting back with its own message.
American lawmakers say they haven't been briefed on plans, as some in Pakistan describe the administration as 'confused.'
Gen. Ray Odierno, along with other top defense officials, argued that releasing the images of alleged detainee abuse would endanger US troops abroad.
Sgt. John Russell was charged with murder Tuesday. He was finishing his third tour in Iraq.
Commanding officers had determined that the sergeant was a potential danger to himself or others.
The Italian Navy this week will begin turning back Africans who have transformed Lampedusa, Italy, into the site of a humanitarian crisis.
Revived exchange program points up Pakistan's importance to US aims in Afghanistan.
Political and military leaders in the region try to look to the positive as Taliban fighters entrench in Pakistan's Swat Valley.