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Latest Libya Items
Congress' budget deal provides funding for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that is larded with pork-barrel projects, a member of the House Appropriations Committee says.
Growing up in Philadelphia, I remember learning about the first oil well in the United States, drilled in Titusville, Pa., more than 150 years ago. Not long after, oil fields in the Keystone State were yielding more than 10 million barrels a year.
The Pentagon said Monday the military intervention in Libya cost the United States an extra $608 million in the first few of weeks of the operation. Spending is down significantly, though not as much as expected.
As popular protests in the Greater Middle East crack the decades-old walls of suppression, the prospect of change in the region seems no longer to be a distant dream but an inescapable eventuality. No one knows this better than the dictators in Iran, who are frantically trying to prevent the wildfire from consuming their own fragile theocracy.
Libyan rebels, backed forcefully by European leaders, rejected a cease-fire proposal by African mediators on Monday because it failed to insist that Col. Moammar Gadhafi relinquish power.
Police are using a combination of aggressive spy operations and community outreach to counter what Deputy Police Chief Michael P. Downing called the growing threat of Mumbai-style terrorist attacks — car bombings and small-arms-equipped suicide teams.
With the outcome of the various uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East unknown at this time, there are some troubling developments. The intellectuals and liberal media are promoting the thesis that these revolts appear to be primarily secular in nature - but are they? It has been grudgingly acknowledged that al Qaeda and other Islamic extremists, including the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), are involved in the uprisings.
President Obama's top national security aide will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates this week, the White House said Sunday, as popular unrest continues to unsettle the region.
Heavy fighting raged for a second day around a key front-line city Sunday as Libyan rebels struggled to keep control of a buffer zone protecting their main eastern strongholds.