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Disturbing questions about U.S. use of drone strikes

CIA Director-designate John Brennan's vigorous defense of drone strikes to kill terror suspects — even American citizens — overseas is causing key lawmakers to...

Use of drones to target Americans raises questions in Congress

President Barack Obama's choice to head the CIA faces a Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing just hours after lawmakers are expected to receive a...

Court overturns yet another Gitmo conviction

A U.S. appeals court on Friday overturned the Guantanamo war crimes conviction of an al Qaeda videographer, a ruling likely to lead to dismissal...

All U.S. troops out of Afghanistan? It’s possible

The Obama administration says it might leave no troops in Afghanistan after December 2014, an option that defies the Pentagon's view that thousands of...

Obama’s pick for CIA director defends drone strikes

In White House councils, John Brennan has been privy to the most secret U.S. intelligence programs. Outwardly, he has been the administration's most public...

Seven Navy SEALs punished for giving classified info to video game...

Seven Navy SEALs from Team Six were disciplined recently for disclosing classified information to a video game maker, Capitol Hill Blue has confirmed. One of...

The final faceoff: Feisty fireworks but little substance

President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in their final campaign debate Monday night, accusing him of "wrong and reckless leadership...

Can Obama sell Romney as a Bush retread to a divided...

Democrats assemble Tuesday to re-nominate Barack Obama for the presidency, to sell him as the wise and humane alternative to Republican challenger Mitt Romney,...

Former Navy SEAL’s bin Laden book draws threats, investigations

The former U.S. Navy SEAL who authored a soon-to-be-published book about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is now facing threats against his...

Hobbled al-Qaida wants payback for death of bin Laden

A year after the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, al-Qaida is hobbled and hunted, too busy surviving for the moment to carry...