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Russian jets fly more missions over Syria than the U.S. and drop unguided bombs that kill civilians indiscriminately and "intimidate" the rebels, a retired U.S. Air Force officer says. (Associated Press)

Russia outguns U.S. in Syria

The vast majority of Russian airstrikes in Syria are hitting rebels opposed to the Bashar Assad regime -- not Islamic State terrorists -- and, like the Syrian president's forces, often make no effort to avoid hitting civilians, a study says. Published October 25, 2015

A Predator B unmanned aircraft taxis at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas. (Associated Press)

Russia, Iran unleash 'suicide' drones in Syria fight

In a war first, Syrian allies Russia and Iran have begun unleashing "suicide" drones that land and explode, presenting another challenge to rebels trying to oust the regime of president Bashar Assad. Published October 22, 2015

Wayne Simmons. (Screen grab from Fox News video on YouTube)

Accused fraudster says he has proof of CIA work

A conservative cable news pundit, whom federal prosecutors accused last week of fabricating a life story of being a former deep-cover CIA officer, now sits in jail, unable to publicly address the felony charges against him. Published October 18, 2015

U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Resolute Support Mission Commander Gen. John Campbell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Situation in Afghanistan. U.S. forces attacked a hospital in northern Afghanistan last weekend, killing at least 22 people, despite "rigorous" U.S. military procedures designed to avoid such mistakes, the top commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Democrat browbeats Afghanistan War commander

A senior Democrat on the Housed Armed Services Committee on Thursday unleashed a harsh attack on the 14-year-long Afghanistan war, calling it a "failure" as Islamic extremists have simply set up shop in a list of other places to conduct terrorism. Published October 8, 2015