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Politicians and scholars who challenge the conventional thinking on military and foreign policy are often dismissed as out-of-the-mainstream isolationists. It would be unfortunate if that is the fate of Andrew J. Bacevich. His engaging and insightful book is a timely analysis and critique of contemporary and historical defense policies.
In June, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reassured America that there was still time for sanctions to compel Iran to abandon pursuit of an "Islamic bomb." U.S. policy toward Iran is founded on the assessment, unquestioned by anyone in the press, that Iran does not yet have nuclear weapons.
The leader of Islamists waging a fierce insurgency in Chechnya and neighboring Russian provinces says in a video posted on YouTube that he is resigning after years of attacks including a Moscow subway bombing that killed 40 people.
President Obama will set a course Monday for the nation's changing mission in Iraq as the military prepares to end its combat operations there.
Officials say a Czech government institute mistakenly posted the names of hundreds of former military-intelligence agents online.
A suicide car bomber blew himself up next to a police truck bringing a southern Afghan official to work early Monday, killing six children nearby, officials said.
"Wiki" is a cute Hawaiian word for "quick" - borrowed by Ward Cunningham, creator of the first Internet wiki - from the name of a fast little interterminal shuttle at Honolulu International Airport.
President Obama said Monday the U.S. will stick to its timetable to have combat troops out of Iraq later this month and all U.S. troops out by the end of next year, even as some experts say Iraq's military is not yet strong enough to take control of the security situation and its political progress is too slow.
The defense in the war crimes trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor is seeking to postpone testimony by fashion model Naomi Campbell.