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  • China denies cyber attacks aimed at the U.S.

     
    China’s defense minister denied Monday that his country was the source of cyber attacks directed at the U.S., contradicting recent assertions by the Pentagon....
  • NATO says Al Qaeda's No. 2 in Afghanistan killed in air strike

     
    Afghanistan war: U.S.-led coalition troops battling Afghan Taliban insurgents have killed Al Qaeda’s second-in-command in Afghanistan in an air strike in the country’s eastern province of Kunar, the coalition said Tuesday....
  • Could Al Qaeda be infiltrating the Syrian uprising?

     
    Suicide bombings and sophisticated attacks on key Syrian government sites have stirred fear among some Middle East analysts that Islamic extremist groups are trying to infiltrate the 14-month-old rebellion against Syrian President Bashar Assad....
  • Brazilian woman alleges Marines ran her over

     
    A woman plans to file charges against the United States Embassy in Brazil after alleging that four government employees ran her over, another case that has tarnished the image of U.S. government employees in Latin America....
  • Attack on Pakistan base raises fear about nuclear arsenal

     
    A militant raid on a northern Pakistan air force base with suspected links to the country's nuclear weapons program has renewed questions about Islamabad's ability to safeguard its nuclear arsenal....
  • High-ranking militant reported killed in drone strike in Pakistan

     
    A top commander of the Haqqani network, a group responsible for numerous deadly attacks on Western and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, was killed in a U.S. drone strike in North Waziristan region of Pakistan last week, according to Afghanistan's main...
  • ‘Medal of Honor Warfighter’ enters dangerous territory

     
    The former Navy SEAL who wrote an unauthorized account of the Osama bin Laden raid also participated in the development ......
  • U.S., Japan agree on new missile-defense site against North Korea

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea....
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • Panetta in China for high-level talks, tour of naval base

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in Beijing for three days of high-level talks with Chinese officials, including Vice President Xi Jinping, who dropped out of sight earlier this month amid speculation he was having health problems....
  • On way to Tokyo, Leon Panetta urges restraint in islands dispute

     
    TOKYO, Japan -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Saturday urged China and its neighbors not to engage in “provocative behavior” over disputed islands and maritime claims, warning that it could escalate into a regional conflict that might...