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Feds cover up misbehavior by American mercenaries

Mercenaries behaving badly not only cause public relations problems, the boorhish behavior and mistakes can cost lives. Consider what happened on Sept. 9, 2005, when...

Birther soldier cops a plea

An Army doctor who disobeyed orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he questioned President Barack Obama's eligibility for office pleaded guilty Tuesday to one...

What’s the damage from WikiLeaks? That’s hard to quantify

The Pentagon said Tuesday it would be "hard to quantify" the danger posed by the WikiLeaks release of secret documents but insisted the information...

Air Force warns troops: ‘Beware of Facebook’

The Air Force is warning its troops to be careful when using Facebook and other popular networking sites because some new features could show...

Task force warns Obama over high cost of Aghan war

An independent task force cautioned President Barack Obama on Friday about the high cost of the Afghanistan war and said he should consider a...

U.S. use of mercenaries endanders lives in Afghanistan

U.S. reliance on private security in Afghanistan that is poorly monitored and often results in the hiring of Afghan warlords is profiting the Taliban...

Obama to Koran-burning minister: ‘Call off your stunt’

President Barack Obama implored a Florida minister to call off his Quran-burning "stunt," saying it would jeopardize U.S. troops abroad. Obama told ABC's "Good Morning...

Facts on Iraq war don’t match Obama’s spin

Despite President Barack Obama's declaration Tuesday of an end to the combat mission in Iraq, combat almost certainly lies ahead. And in asserting the U.S....

CIA tapes reveal how U.S. treats terror suspects

The CIA has tapes of 9/11 plotter Ramzi Binalshibh being interrogated in a secret overseas prison. Discovered under a desk, the recordings could provide...

The deadly gamble in Afghanistan

U.S. support for the 9-year Afghanistan war is slipping and the death toll is climbing. As the fighting intensifies, the Pentagon and White House are...