By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The persistent problem of rogue Afghan soldiers and police turning their guns on U.S. and allied troops is a "very serious threat" to the war effort, which is predicated on placing security responsibility in Afghan hands, the U.S.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - The Army is preparing to prosecute a soldier for the death of Pfc. Neil Turner of Tacoma in Afghanistan earlier this year.
The News Tribune reports Army officials initially called Turner's death a "training accident." But now they are bringing charges of manslaughter
By DAVID CRARYAP National Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - They are images Americans had never seen before. Jubilant young men and women in military uniforms marching beneath a rainbow flag in a gay-pride parade. Soldiers and sailors returning from deployment and, in time-honored tradition, embracing
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
With the Iraq war over and Afghanistan winding down, Iran is the most likely place for a new U.S. military conflict. Despite unprecedented global penalties, Iran's nuclear program is advancing. The United States and other Western nations fear
By HEIDI VOGT and MIRWAIS KHANAssociated Press
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghan police killed four American soldiers coming to their aid after a checkpoint attack Sunday, the third assault by government forces or insurgents disguised in military uniforms in as many days.
The escalating violence
WASHINGTON (AP) - Coalition military authorities in Afghanistan say the insurgents who attacked a British airfield in southwestern Afghanistan on Friday, killing two U.S. Marines, wore U.S. Army uniforms and destroyed six Harrier fighter jets.
They said in a statement Saturday that about 15
By DAN ELLIOTTAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Busy, tech-savvy and often miles from their peers, thousands of new veterans are going online to find camaraderie or get their questions answered - forcing big changes in long-established veterans groups and inspiring entrepreneurs to launch new ones
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The new international envoy tasked with ending Syria's civil war summed up his first foray to Damascus Saturday with a startling and frank admission that he still has no plan for stopping the bloodshed which he warned
By AYA BATRAWY and LEE KEATHAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Al-Qaida's most active branch in the Middle East called for more attacks on U.S. embassies Saturday to "set the fires blazing," seeking to co-opt outrage over an anti-Muslim film even as the wave of protests that swept 20 countries
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. is sending more spies, Marines and drones to Libya, trying to speed the search for those who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, but the investigation is complicated by a chaotic security picture in the post-