In a speech to cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Gates’s message was clear: The US military services, as well as the elected and appointed civilians who send them to war, need better ways of foreseeing and preparing for national security threats.
A US lieutenant colonel in Iraq explains why progress in Iraq is happening on a grassroots level. Democracy and stability may still have a long way to go, but Iraqi citizens and security forces are taking back their communities, rooting our terrorists, and making peace.
Michael Mullen, Obama's top military adviser, on Wednesday dismissed reports of infighting within the Obama adminstration over Afghanistan war strategy.
Al Qaeda's new online magazine in English reportedly is called Inspire. An attempt at English-language outreach such as this would fit with the evolving nature of Al Qaeda’s use of the Internet.
Britain's Prince Harry falls off his horse during the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic on Governor's Island in New York on June 27. Prince Harry was in New York for a three-day visit over the weekend.
Prince Harry fell off his horse while playing in a charity polo match. Proceeds from the match will go to benefit 400,000 children in Africa.
Prince Harry fired an unrecognizable pitch (but a pitch) to begin the Mets - Twins game on Saturday.
Prince Harry will join cadets training at the U.S. Military Academy on Friday as he starts a three-day visit to New York.