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  • ** FILE ** Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti (left) receives a flag from Gen. David H. Petraeus (second from left) as Lt. Gen. David M. Rodriguez (right) looks on during a change of command ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, July 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

    Communications with Pakistan still inconsistent

    Cross-border radio communications with Pakistan's military collapsed after the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May and still are not consistent or up to what the United States would like to see, a top U.S. general said Thursday.

  • Artist Douwe Blumberg, left, watches as a tarp is removed from his "De Opresso Liber" statue, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, in New York. The 16-foot bronze statue honoring the U.S. special operations response to 9/11 was expected to be unveiled Nov. 11, 2011, by Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Commando monument near ground zero unveiled on Veterans Day

    The first statue near ground zero to salute the heroes of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will not depict a New York firefighter or policeman — but a lone U.S. commando on horseback in the Afghan mountains.

  • Illustration: Iran nukes by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    KAHLILI: Iran already has nuclear weapons

    The pressure the United States and the West is bringing to bear on Iran to keep it from acquiring nuclear weapons is all for naught. Not only does the Islamic Republic already have nuclear weapons from the old Soviet Union, but it has enough enriched uranium for more. What's worse, it has a delivery system.

  • Embassy Row

    Struan Stevenson, a leading member of the European Parliament, sounded desperate as he appealed to the Obama administration to prevent a "human catastrophe" among Iranian exiles in Iraq.

  • NATO and U.S. flags wave in the breeze outside NATO headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    NATO delays formal decision on ending Libya mission

    NATO unexpectedly postponed a definite decision to end its bombing campaign in Libya as consultations continued Wednesday with the United Nations and the country's interim government over how and when to wind down the operation.

  • Supporters of Col. Moammar Gadhafi in Bamako, Mali, rally in March in support of the longtime Libyan leader, whose regime was under siege by rebels at the time. Many in Mali mourned the Oct. 20 death of Gadhafi, who was captured and killed by the rebels, because Mali was one of many African nations on which he had lavished some of Libya's oil wealth. 
(Associated Press)

    Not all Africans glad Gadhafi's gone

    Moammar Gadhafi's Libyan regime poured tens of billions of dollars into some of Africa's poorest countries. Even when he came to visit, the eccentric Libyan leader won admiration for handing out money to beggars on the streets.

  • Briefly

    The Kenyan suspect arrested after two grenade blasts exploded in Nairobi says he is a member of the Somali militant group al-Shabab.

  • AP

    GOLDBERG: American imperialism charge disproved

    So it ends. The United States is leaving Iraq. I'm solidly in the camp that sees this as a strategic blunder. Iraqi democracy is fragile, and Iran's desire to undermine it is strong.

  • World Scene

    Prime Minister Vladimir Putin expressed his "disgust" at the global media Wednesday for its graphic coverage of the killing of ousted Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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