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  • Embassy Row

    The former U.S. ambassador to Bahrain called King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa a pro-American, reform-minded monarch in a secret diplomatic cable 14 months ago, but now the ruler of the key Persian Gulf kingdom is facing massive street demonstrations and demands for an end to his dynasty.

  •  In this Wednesday, April 21, 2010, file photo Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence James Clapper listens to remarks by Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair at a ceremony marking the ODNI's fifth birthday at its headquarters in McLean, Va. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, California Democrat, the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, ended weeks of delay Tuesday, July 13, 2010, and set a confirmation hearing for President Obama's nomination of Gen. Clapper to be the next director of national intelligence.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Intelligence director nominee faces grilling

    Tough questions and blunt answers are likely Tuesday when retired Air Force Gen. James T. Clapper goes before the Senate Intelligence Committee seeking confirmation as the next director of national intelligence.

  • U.S. military buildup urged to counter China

    The United States should build up military forces in Asia to counter China's military expansion, according to a report on U.S.-China relations by a blue-ribbon panel.

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