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  • The secret wars

    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and the other leaders of Congress' intelligence committees this week issued a strong, bi-partisan statement of condemnation for recent leaks of classified information about America's clandestine operations abroad, including...
  • Drop the 'two-war' plan

    Drop the 'two-war' plan
    As defense strategists at the Pentagon carry out their review of how to make roughly $400 billion in cuts over 10 years, and Congress considers the possibility of reductions twice as large as required by the supercommittee's failure to reach agreement,...
  • Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Yemen coast: USGS

    LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 quake hit off the coast of Yemen on Saturday, at a depth of 10 km (6 miles), the U.S. Geological Survey said. It gave the epicenter as 435 km east-southeast of Qalansiyah, Socotra Island. No further details were...
  • U.S. designates suspected Norwegian al Qaeda member a 'terrorist'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Norwegian citizen suspected of joining al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and receiving bomb-making training during visits to Yemen has been named a "specially designated global terrorist" by the U.S. government, the State...
  • Obama's Foreign Policy Needs Firmer Hand

    In President Barack Obama's sometimes maddeningly cautious foreign policy, you can see him struggling to answer what may be the hardest question of his presidency: How should the United States project power in a disorderly world without making the same...
  • Gran Bretaña refuerza la seguridad en sus aeropuertos tras advertencia de EEUU

    LONDRES (Reuters) - Gran Bretaña elevó la seguridad en sus aeropuertos ante la preocupación de las autoridades estadounidenses porque miembros de al Qaeda en Siria y Yemen estén desarrollando bombas que podrían ingresar a los aviones sin ser detectadas....
  • Yemen government curbs travel, recruitment in austerity drive

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's president has ordered a raft of austerity steps, including a review of state-owned companies' viability and curbs on foreign travel by government officials, to ease pressure on the impoverished state's crumbling public finances....
  • Alemania incrementa seguridad en aeropuertos tras advertencia de EEUU sobre bombas

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Alemania reforzó la seguridad en sus aeropuertos después de que las autoridades estadounidenses expresaron preocupación de que miembros de Al Qaeda en Siria y Yemen estuvieran desarrollando bombas que podrían ser puestas de...
  • The drone warfare drawbacks

    The drone warfare drawbacks
    The drone has become America's counter-terrorism weapon of choice. But does drone warfare really further U.S. goals abroad? To wartime strategists under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the new weapon, like many innovations in the history of...
  • New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights

    New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights
    Passengers flying to the U.S. from some airports in the Middle East and Europe will be put through tougher security screening in response to intelligence that a terrorist group in Yemen has developed a new method for smuggling a bomb onto a jetliner,...
  • Obama Doctrine on the line in Iraq

    WASHINGTON The conflict in Iraq presents the sharpest test yet of the foreign policy doctrine of President Barack Obama. That philosophy, most recently outlined at a May speech at the U.S. Military Academy, resists pressures to intervene militarily at...
  • Judge stands firm on order to release information to alleged USS Cole plotter's lawyers

    A military judge isn't backing down from his order to the U.S. government to provide defense lawyers with details of the accused USS Cole bomber's odyssey through the CIA's secret prisons, but he may let prosecutors shield identities of some agents,...