Defense nominee Leon E. Panetta offered few specifics at his Senate confirmation hearing on how he’ll oversee the Afghan war.
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Libyan government forces pounded the outskirts of the rebel-held city of Misrata on Friday, killing at least 22 people, a hospital physician said.
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A top U.S. military officer in Afghanistan is under scrutiny for allegedly ordering the illegal use of "psychological operations" against American dignitaries during official visits to the country last year.
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Defense Secretary Robert Gates is going to make it tougher for service members to get fired for being gay by insisting that each case be scrutinized by more senior-ranking officers.
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday he is looking at instituting conscription to build an army big enough to provide security without international help.
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