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US sends forces to Jordan in case of Syrian escalation

BRUSSELS (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the United States has sent troops to the Jordan-Syria border to help build a headquarters in Jordan and bolster that country’s military capabilities in the event that […]

10/10/2012

UN strongly condemns Syrian shelling of Turkey

The U.N. Security Council has condemned “in the strongest terms” Syria’s shelling of a Turkish town that killed five women and children. A council press statement late Thursday said “this incident highlighted the grave impact […]

10/04/2012

Afghan officials: Bomber kills 14 including 3 US troops

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Officials in Afghanistan say three U.S. troops and their Afghan translator are among at least 14 people killed by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle today. They say the bomber rammed […]

10/01/2012

As US troop "surge" ends, setbacks are piling up

WASHINGTON (AP) – Just as the last U.S. “surge” troops leave Afghanistan, trouble is breaking out in several key areas. Those problem areas are at the core of the strategy for winding down the U.S. […]

09/17/2012

Afghans fear what will happen when troops leave

(AP) – Asadullah Ramin has lost all hope in his homeland – he’s so worried about what will happen when U.S. and international troops leave that he’s ready to pay a smuggler to whisk his […]

08/02/2012

Remains of 5 soldiers returning to Dover AFB

(AP) – The remains of five American soldiers killed in Afghanistan will be returned to Dover Air Force Base. Pentagon officials identified the six as: Staff Sgt. Ricardo Seija of Tampa, Fla.; Spc. Cameron J. […]

07/11/2012

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