| Nov 26, 2013
Re "Iran agrees to nuclear limits," Nov. 24
No one disagrees that, should Iran fail to meet its obligations under the interim nuclear deal, tougher sanctions should come as a consequence. Why, then, are some members of Congress so adamant about enacting...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:03 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — From presidential candidates to grocers and spice merchants, many Afghans threw up their hands in frustration and exasperation with their elected president on Monday. They had watched Hamid Karzai on TV the day before, and...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:11 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to recommend approval of a proposed 10-year security accord with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:34 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — In a dramatic face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to approve a proposed 10-year security agreement with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 5:46 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai erupted in anger at the United States on Thursday over what he said was a drone strike in southern Afghanistan that killed a child and wounded two women.
Karzai, already locked in a bitter dispute with...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:00 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan — This country has a president and parliament responsible for critical decisions on national security. But President Hamid Karzai, to the consternation of many who consider it a waste of time and money, has convened a...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 5:15 AM
VISTA, Calif. — The N-Module-3 housing wing at the San Diego County Jail was recently repainted red, white and blue.
Brightly colored paintings now hang on the walls: one of the Statue of Liberty, another of the U.S. flag, and one of a screaming...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Six months after President Obama vowed to change his administration's approach to lethal drone missile strikes, the pace of aerial attacks has fallen sharply, thanks in part to stricter targeting criteria.
Obama also promised to...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A suicide bomber detonated a Toyota sedan Saturday next to an Afghan army vehicle protecting the site of an upcoming national assembly expected to consider a security pact with the United States. At least six people were killed and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:28 PM
The four Marines killed while clearing an artillery range of unexploded ordnance at Camp Pendleton were members of an elite explosive ordnance disposal team, all with combat experience.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the Marines we...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:02 PM
WASHINGTON –- Hundreds of Marines are expected to arrive in the typhoon-stricken Philippines by the end of the week to bolster a relief effort that has struggled against logistical hurdles and overwhelming devastation, U.S. officials said Wednesday....