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  • Pakistan's envoy to U.S. resigns over alleged bid for U.S. help

     
    Pakistan’s ambassador to the U.S. stepped down Tuesday following accusations that he engineered a memo to the U.S. that urged Washington to help rein in his country’s powerful armed forces....
  • Pakistan appoints new U.S. ambassador

     
    New Pakistani ambassador to the U.S.: Pakistani Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani on Wednesday appointed lawmaker Sherry Rehman as the new ambassador in the United States, replacing a diplomat who resigned amid allegations that he tried to enlist...
  • U.S. military formally ends mission in Iraq

     
    The U.S. military mission in Iraq formally ended Thursday in a small ceremony at Baghdad airport as the last U.S. troops prepared to leave the country after nearly nine years of war, billions of dollars spent and nearly 4,500 lives lost....
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for Dec. 17 - 18

     
    SATURDAY The Early Show (N) 5 a.m. KCBS Today (N) 5 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer 3 p.m. CNN The Chris Matthews Show The 2011 Awards Show. (N) 5 p.m.......
  • Kim Jong Il death: U.S. wary of succession struggle in North Korea

     
    U.S. officials were closely monitoring North Korea for signs of instability or unusual military moves Monday after the death of longtime leader Kim Jong Il, concerned that his passing may set off a succession struggle and set back efforts to persuade...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 8 - 14 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings and more......
  • Leon Panetta warns Iran to keep Strait of Hormuz open

     
    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Iran on Sunday that any attempt to carry out its threat to choke off the world’s oil supply by closing the Strait of Hormuz would draw a quick U.S. military response....
  • U.S., Israel postpone military exercise amid tension with Iran

     
    The United States and Israel agreed to postpone a large joint military exercise this spring until late in the year to avoid aggravating an already tense regional situation driven by conflicts with Iran, Israeli media reported Sunday....
  • Iran undecided on nuclear warhead, Israeli report says

     
    Iran's regime is fighting for its survival amid unprecedented political and economic pressure caused by international sanctions and internal opposition. But even as the government moves to improve its nuclear capability, it has not yet made the final...
  • What is the Strait of Hormuz? Can Iran shut off access to oil?

     
    What is the Strait of Hormuz and why are people worried about it? Iran has been threatening to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, a choke point between the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea. The waterway is bordered to the north by Iran, and its closure could...
  • U.S., South Korea plan first joint drills since Kim Jong Il's death

     
    Military drills: The U.S. and South Korea plan the first joint exercises since the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in December. The North's reaction is uncertain....