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The nation's military leaders warned a House panel on Wednesday that cuts in defense spending beyond those already planned would deeply wound the armed services and jeopardize U.S. global influence.
For those citizens concerned about our national security, leadership in international affairs, support of our allies and having a strong military to defend us against our enemies, the 2012 elections will provide the opportunity to halt our president's failed policies.
An election tribunal has dismissed the main opposition party's challenge over fraud claims in the April presidential election, revalidating the ruling party's win in Africa's most populous nation.
By the time U.S. military forces left Somalia in 1994 after entering the lawless nation more than a year earlier to stop a famine, 44 Army soldiers, Marines and airmen had been killed and dozens more wounded.
It was the "mission accomplished" moment that millions of Americans had been waiting for and many of us considered long overdue: the official end to the war in Iraq and the return of all U.S. troops. Whether you believe the operation in Iraq was a noble cause or pure folly, President Obama's announcement last month that fighting men and women would be coming home to their families in time for the holidays was cause for celebration.
Seven people were killed Wednesday when three bombs hidden in motorcycles exploded in a southern Iraqi city, authorities said.
Syria accepted an Arab League proposal calling for it to withdraw armored vehicles from the streets and stop violence against protesters in a bid to end the country's seven-month-old political crisis that has led to the deaths of some 3,000 people.