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A massive effort by U.S. and NATO forces — including offensives in the insurgent heartland and targeted assassinations of rebel leaders — has failed to dent Taliban numerical strength over the past year, according to military and diplomatic officials.
The general now heading Army training is Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates' choice to be the next Army chief of staff.
Hundreds of raucous supporters celebrated the return of firebrand Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr on Thursday after his emergence from four years of exile in Iran, drawing a plea from him to show more discipline and restraint.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates will cut $78 billion from the Pentagon budget in the next five years, money that will come from shrinking the U.S military's ground force, increasing health care premiums for troops and other potentially unpopular cost-saving measures.
Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who led several Shi'ite uprisings against American forces in Iraq before going into exile in neighboring Iran almost four years ago, returned to Iraq Wednesday.
Ahmad Tibi's Dec. 28 observations about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ("The tragedy of a two-state solution," Commentary) could use less emotionally induced mendacity and more hard evidence for his claims. It's not just that he plays fast and loose with the facts, but that he often ignores them in making his argument against the Israelis.
The Pentagon is scrambling to explain what appears to be an intelligence failure after Internet photos made public recently showed a faster-than-estimated advance of China's new fifth-generation warplane.
North Korea on Wednesday called for "unconditional and early" talks with rival South Korea to put an end to months of tensions. Seoul quickly dismissed the offer as insincere and said it's waiting for an apology for two deadly attacks blamed on Pyongyang.
Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, a fierce opponent of the United States and head of Iraq's most feared militia, came home Wednesday after nearly four years in self-imposed exile in Iran, welcomed by hundreds of cheering supporters in a return that solidifies the rise of his movement.