China wants Adil Hakimjan, who was granted political asylum, back. Sweden is now considering reversing his asylum.
The recent spate of attacks have come as US troops are preparing to pull out of urban areas.
Al Qaeda in Iraq appears to be exploiting instability in Iraq's government
The trial, which could last two years, had a tense beginning Wednesday when one of the defendants refused to stand for the judge, saying, 'I only stand up for Allah.'
The US general credited with turning around a bleak war effort spoke yesterday to Harvard students, who forgave the one ‘blemish’ on his record: a PhD from Princeton.
Abusive interrogation techniques in Abu Ghraib followed approval of their use in Guantánamo, says a report by Senate Armed Services Committee.
The dramatic drop in violence over the past year is due in part to US-led efforts. But the insurgency could linger.