Adel Hassan Hamad, who is suing the US government, claims that American values of freedom and democracy have been shaken.
Other challenges – potential recession, budget deficits, and rising entitlement spending – could overshadow military priorities.
A federal judge said a US military base proposed for the depressed area must evaluate impact on the marine mammal.
Besides its $515 billion request, the Defense Department wants another $70 billion to cover some of next year's war operations.
His $3.1 trillion budget would be the largest ever.
While General Petraeus is in no hurry for more than five brigades to leave, Secretary Gates weighs a bigger drawdown.
The state's economic woes are the central focus for Romney, McCain, and Huckabee before Tuesday's primary.
An analysis shows that the bulk of them come from countries allied with the US.
Churches, schools, and families in Warroad, Minn., go to unusual lengths to help smooth the transition from military to civilian life.