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Retired Marine Corps Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a close military adviser to President Obama, was reportedly the target of a Justice Department criminal investigation into leaks to The New York Times. (Associated Press)

Obama plays favorites, protects loose-lipped generals who leak top secret info

Analysts are questioning whether the White House is protecting one of its inner-circle members in a leak investigation, especially given the Obama administration's demonstrated willingness to prosecute and imprison lower-level government employees for providing classified information to the press. Published March 12, 2015

Leading the way: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, attended a meeting with environmental officials and activists at his residence in Tehran on Sunday. Iran's supreme leader holds a deep mistrust of America. (Associated Press)

Iran using sanctions relief to undermine U.S. interests in Middle East

Iran is on a roll in the Middle East, becoming a dominant military player in Iraq, rescuing the regime of Bashar Assad in Syria, bringing down a U.S. ally in Yemen and building its surrogate Hezbollah terrorist army into a political force in Lebanon and throughout the region. Published March 8, 2015

The School of Excellence in Afghanistan trains and equips Afghan National Army special forces and commando candidates in advanced military skills. Americans have advised the program since its inception. (Valerie Plesch/Special to The Washington Times)

Afghan National Army decimated by dwindling personnel

The Afghan National Army is shrinking at the very time it is being called on to conduct all combat operations as American troops head toward a complete exit by 2017, a new audit shows. Published March 3, 2015