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Latest Afghanistan Items
With President Obama's state visit earlier this week to India, the role of the government contractor has become an easy target for outsourcing critics backing crowd-pleasing government cost-reduction initiatives. The critical work accomplished by this segment of American industry is being portrayed by some as unnecessary or worse.
The Pentagon's intelligence directorate is killing off one of its most strategically important mission areas: monitoring efforts by foreign governments to buy U.S. firms and technology, such as the multiple efforts by China's military-linked equipment company Huawei Technologies to buy into the U.S. high-technology sector.
President Obama's first appointment to the Joint Chiefs of Staff is continuing, rather than settling, the divisive debate among the nation's top military officers on gays in the military.
Military intervention in Afghanistan by members of the international community has failed, and it's time to start looking at an exit strategy, a European Union report said.
Ask most Americans about military veterans, and they will say they are thankful for the veterans' service. They cite the sacrifice and perseverance of veterans in difficult times. They want to remember those who have fallen and help those who lived - especially those wounded in battle. But often, they don't know how. As a nation, we are still learning how to do this.
This Veterans Day, let's not forget that while many of our soldiers are no longer in combat in Iraq, more than 50,000 servicemen remain in harm's way there and twice as many are still in combat operations in Afghanistan. Many experience improvised explosive devices, snipers and tense negotiations with local leaders on a daily basis. When they return home, they face equally difficult challenges, such as post-traumatic stress disorder and recovering from injuries sustained overseas. For military personnel, war is part of everyday life, and it is our duty as Americans to ensure they receive the support they need long after they return home.
A top Bulgarian official scolded the U.S. ambassador in Sofia after the American envoy complained that Bulgaria is ignoring an offer from a U.S.-based oil company to develop vast amounts of natural gas from shale deposits.
Former President George W. Bush has started his book tour with a signing stop at a store near his Dallas home.
The U.S. military is fast running out of human analysts to process the vast amounts of video footage collected by the robotic planes and aerial sensors that blanket Afghanistan and other fronts in the war on terrorism.