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American commander admits failures in Afghan war

American troops are focusing on fighting Taliban militants and defending vulnerable towns on Afghan soil, as it has become practically impossible to stop insurgents...

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...

American soldiers still fighting in Iraq

Since President Barack Obama declared an end to combat operations in Iraq, U.S. troops have waged a gun battle with a suicide squad in...

Clinton says Powell sold him on ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’

Former President Bill Clinton says "don't ask, don't tell" didn't work out like he thought it would when Joint Chiefs Chairman Colin  Powell sold...

Blackwater created shell companies to fool government, public

The security company Blackwater Worldwide formed a network of 30 shell companies and subsidiaries to try to get millions of dollars in government business...

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....

Iraqis fear a future without U.S. troops

As Vice President Joe Biden presides over the formal end to U.S. combat operations in Iraq, few Iraqis are cheering the American exit. Iraqis, who...

American troops still in danger in Iraq

Lt. Ryan Alexander stands thigh-deep in a dark grove of reeds and palm trees, hunting for rockets. Officially, the U.S. combat role in Iraq...

U.S. combat role in Iraq set for end this month

President Barack Obama vowed on Monday to make good on his promise to end U.S. combat operations in Iraq by the end of August,...

‘Hit list’ brings charges of war crimes

When it comes to war, killing the enemy is an accepted fact. Even amid the sensation of the WikiLeaks.org revelations, that stark reality lies...