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Latest David Lapan Items
The Pentagon pushed back on assertions Thursday that either NATO or the U.S. military is actively engaged in a manhunt for Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi, underscoring ongoing sensitivities over the strict parameters of the U.N. mission there.
The White House said Wednesday there was no evidence to indicate Col. Moammar Gadhafi had left Libya, but a spokesman said it was clear his hold on power had slipped even as loyalists waged scattered battles across Tripoli.
Two U.S. Air Force cargo planes flew blankets, water and other relief supplies to Tunisia on Friday as part of an international effort to help refugees who fled from the fighting in Libya.
The author of the Rolling Stone article that ended the military career of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the former top commander in Afghanistan, has been denied permission to join U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
One of the most shocking things about the publication of a huge database of secret field reports from the U.S. military in Afghanistan is how few surprises it contains.