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Navy ready to put women on subs

Navy ready to put women on subs

The first U.S. women allowed to serve aboard submarines will be reporting for duty by 2012, the Navy said Thursday as the military ordered an end to one of its…

Taliban building for surge in Afghanistan

Taliban building for surge in Afghanistan

The Taliban are moving fighters into Kandahar, planting bombs and plotting attacks as NATO and Afghan forces prepare for a summer showdown with insurgents, according to a Taliban commander with…

Gates warned White House about lack of Iran plan

Gates warned White House about lack of Iran plan

A memo from Defense Secretary Robert Gates to the White House warned that the United States lacks a nimble long-term plan for dealing with Iran’s nuclear program, according to a…

Gates defends killing of civilians

Gates defends killing of civilians

A video showing U.S. Apache helicopters killing 12 people, including two Reuters news staff, is painful to watch but an investigation into the attack was very thorough, Defense Secretary Robert…

Pentagon bribes nations to support Afghan war

Pentagon bribes nations to support Afghan war

The American government is paying millions of dollars for training and equipment as bribes to buy support for nations for the increasingly unpopular war in Afghanistan. The funds, spent without…

A war by any other name

A war by any other name

First rule of marketing: When the brand is tarnished, change the name. So the Iraq war is getting a new name. Effective Sept. 1, “Operation Iraqi Freedom” becomes “Operation New…

A serious test for Obama’s Afghan war plan

Even more than the combat under way in strategic Helmand province, what comes after this first major battle of President Barack Obama's

Iraq’s cost: 4,376 American soldiers dead

As of Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, at least 4,376 members of the U.S. military had died in the February 17, 20104 CommentsRead More

Obama approved secret military operations in Yemen

President Barack Obama approved secret joint U.S. military and intelligence operations with Yemeni troops that began six weeks ago and killed six regional al Qaeda leaders, The Washington Post reported.

Marines pulling out of Iraq

The U.S. Marine Corps is leaving Iraq.

The U.S. military says the Marines will formally handover control on Saturday of Iraq's western desert to the Army during a ceremony at Camp…