America needs a bigger military to stabilize weak or potentially threatening nations, some analysts argue.
Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson blames crisis partly on 'fiendish' financial engineering on Wall Street.
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Dick Cheney became the most influential vice president in US history.
Report says it could happen today, but Japan opposes the plan.
The Justice Department says the judiciary does not have the power to release Guantánamo detainees into the US.