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Latest War_Conflict Items
The top U.S. diplomat for Africa faced a revealing question at a press conference in Uganda that exposed African suspicions about the American role in Somalia, a failed state threatened by Muslim terrorists loyal to al Qaeda and plagued with pirates who attack ships in the Indian Ocean.
July was Iraq's deadliest month in more than two years, according to new official figures, suggesting that a resilient insurgency is successfully taking advantage of the months of deadlock in forming a new government.
French opposition lawmakers and media attacked a host of new government proposals targeting Gypsies and immigrants suspected of crimes, charging Sunday that President Nicolas Sarkozy was pandering to the far right in a bid to boost his popularity.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates predicts that only a small number of U.S. forces will come home from Afghanistan when a presidentially mandated withdrawal begins a year from now.
As the war in Afghanistan faces a loss of public and congressional support and U.S. casualties rise sharply, the Obama administration is painting its goals for the war as humble and achievable while warning there is no quick fix.
A minibus full of civilians struck a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan early Sunday, and Afghan officials said six of those on board were killed.
The Pentagon's top official says that WikiLeaks is morally guilty for releasing classified U.S. documents on the Afghan war, saying that he was "mortified" by the leak and its potential to harm U.S. troops and their Afghan allies.
The Army says it's searching internal records for details on outdoor spray testing of Agent Orange at Fort Detrick in Frederick.