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An Iranian lawmaker claimed Wednesday that President Barack Obama called for direct talks with Iran in a secret letter to the Islamic Republic's supreme leader that also warned Tehran against closing the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
GOP presidential front-runner Mitt Romney has assembled a cast of conservative George W. Bush-era veterans as his key national security advisers. Some of them played important roles in the war on terror and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Iran's tyrannical leaders, determined to make the Islamic regime a nuclear-armed state, are preparing for war. That's exactly what the United States and Israel might have to deliver, and soon. @-Text.rag:Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered the Revolutionary Guards in May to speed up the regime's nuclear-bomb program and arm its missiles with nuclear warheads.
The Obama administration says it remains committed to stability on the Korean Peninsula and is closely monitoring developments there following the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il and the apparent transfer of power to his son.
The majority of 28 mostly European countries have failed to comply with freedom-of-information requests about their involvement in secret CIA flights carrying suspected terrorists, two human rights groups said Monday.
The nomination of U.S. Ambassador-designate to Russia Michael McFaul is in trouble, based on recent responses to senators' questions about a possible plan to give sensitive data to Russia on the SM-3 anti-missile interceptor.
Sudanese rebels in Darfur have formed an alliance with other armed groups to overthrow the government in the capital, Khartoum, in a move that links separate conflicts in the North African nation and undermines ongoing
John Weisman has written the first full account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. However, he did it as a novel, and it won't take readers long to figure out why he chose that approach. A former journalist, Mr. Weisman uses fiction to protect the identities of the SEALs and their families; he also takes ill-concealed revenge on members of the administration, particularly certain White House staffers and National Security Council operatives, who did their best to scuttle the mission.
Departing Friday on a nine-day trip back to his boyhood roots in the Pacific Rim, President Obama will pursue what aides say is a long-range goal to fundamentally shift the focus of U.S. economic and military influence toward Asia.