Predicting "tough fighting" ahead, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus vowed to review rules of engagement to ensure U.S. troops aren't handicapped on the battlefield.
Gen. David Petraeus cautiously endorsed President Obama's exit plan for the Afghan war on Tuesday, leaving himself room to recommend changes or delays as he interviewed for the job of commander of the stalemated war.
A series of bombings around Iraq Tuesday claimed eight lives, including four policemen, a Baghdad provincial council official and an Iraqi army general, Iraqi officials said.
A U.N. vehicle was shot up at a busy traffic circle in Afghanistan's capital Tuesday, and at least one person was wounded, witnesses said.
Israel's hard-line foreign minister said Tuesday there was "no chance" a Palestinian state would be established by 2012 — a message that threatened to cloud the latest visit by President Obama's Mideast envoy.
Seven managers convicted over the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster have appealed, a newspaper reported Tuesday as India said again it would urge the U.S. to extradite the company's former American boss.
Israel's hard-line foreign minister said Tuesday that there was "no chance" a Palestinian state would be established by 2012 — a message that threatened to cloud the latest visit by President Barack Obama's Mideast envoy.
Afghanistan's top prosecutor Tuesday accused U.S. Ambassador Karl Eikenberry of threatening to have him removed from his job if he did not take action against an Afghan banker purportedly involved in fraud.