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Latest Afghanistan Items
MIAMI — A defense attorney for Jose Padilla asked for a mistrial yesterday, arguing that the jury would be prejudiced by a co-defendant counsel's questioning a government witness on whether killing was justified during jihad, or holy war.
Tight margins and an unfavorable market have forced CACI International Inc. to lower the bar and focus on the future.
The U.S. occupation of Iraq has lasted four years with no lack of criticism of the Bush administration's handling of the "war." President Bush's decision to "surge" U.S. troops in Iraq has created a firestorm. Republicans like Sen. Chuck Hagel have parted company with the president and have joined the Democrats calling for an Iraq troop withdraw.
"Does anyone know or care that we're turning things around over here?" The query was in one of several dozen e-mails I received last week from troops with whom our Fox News "War Stories" team has been embedded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of them are on their third — some even their fourth — combat tour. The sender was chiding me for going to the Philippines to cover his comrades-in-arms in the campaign against Abu Sayyaf — instead of heading back to Mesopotamia. In fact, his plaint could have been aimed at anyone in the so-called mainstream media — where good news is no news — and no bad news story is too old to resurrect with a new lead.
GLASGOW, Scotland — A flaming Jeep Cherokee rammed into Glasgow Airport yesterday, shattering glass doors just yards from passengers lined up at the check-in counters. Police said the attack could be linked to two car bombs found in London the day before.
A delegation of Afghan legislators and security specialists in Washington this week pressed the United States to include more ex-mujahedeen in the government as a way of improving the fast-deteriorating security situation in the Asian country.
Panel to compile vets' health woes