Gen. Benedict Arnold, 1780: This infamous Revolutionary War general became synonymous with treason when he tried to hand over his command post, the American fort at West Point, N.Y., to the British. After the plot was exposed, Arnold joined the British Army as a brigadier general. Arnold is seen here in a copy of an engraving by John Trumbull made in 1879.
Gen. Frederick C. Weyand, the last commander of all US forces in Vietnam, passed away on Friday. From Vietnam and Korea, where he was a battalion commander, Weyand surmised 'that Iraq and Afghanistan will be with us for a long time to come.'
In picking Ben Bernanke as Person of the Year, Time magazine hopes to do better than the last time it anointed an economic mastermind.
A buildup of Afghan security forces is not easy.
The lies one man told himself about the Vietnam War.