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Marines most hostile towards gay troops

Marines most hostile towards gay troops

They are the few, the proud and perhaps the military’s biggest opponents of lifting the ban on openly gay troops. Most of those serving in America’s armed forces have no strong objections to repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law, according to a Pentagon survey of 400,000 active duty and reservists that is scheduled for […]

Wikileaks must stop "dangerous" leaks: military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks is endangering the lives of U.S. forces and people who support the United States around the world, the top U.S. military officer said, ahead of the expected release of more classified U.S. documents. Read more

Obama to speak to South Korea’s Lee after attack

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will speak to South Korean President Lee Myung-bak after an artillery attack by the North on a South Korean island, White House spokesman Bill Burton said on Tuesday. Read more

Obama defends U.S. airport security measures

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended controversial new security measures at U.S. airports in an interview released on Friday, saying the methods were necessary to prevent a potential terrorist attack. Read more