| Dec 7, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old war veteran who was held prisoner in North Korea for six weeks, was greeted by his wife and son when he arrived at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday following his release.
"It's been a great homecoming,"...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:10 AM
On March 19, 2003, American troops rolled into Iraq, in search of weapons of mass destruction. “We don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud,” warned Condoleezza Rice, President Bush’s national security advisor. In the long war...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:26 PM
On one side of the world’s most heavily fortified border, North Koreans are celebrating Saturday’s 60th anniversary of the armistice that halted the Korean War with Victory Day fireworks and a military parade.
In South Korea, Armistice Day...
| Aug 23, 2013
Last August, even as he resisted the notion of U.S. military intervention in Syria, President Obama said that "a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. That would change my calculus." If new...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:33 PM
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| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:13 AM
Remember that "red line" President Obama drew on Syria and chemical weapons? Perhaps it's more of a dotted line.
At least twice since the president made the remark in August 2012 that the use of poison gas in the Syrian civil war would be a game-changer...
| Aug 31, 2013
After the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, many Americans developed an aversion to military conflict known as the Vietnam Syndrome. That apparently was cured after a U.S.-led coalition's decisive victory in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, giving way to...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:41 PM
It’s hard to know whether Sarah Palin would be so quick to condemn a Republican president for venturing the idea that the U.S. should take military action against Syria in response to what the White House said is a documented chemical weapon...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:06 PM
PARIS -- France says it has evidence gathered by its intelligence services to prove "undeniably" that Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces carried out a "massive and coordinated" chemical attack on its civilian population.
The French government...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:44 AM
PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday that he is seeking a coalition of European states to decide on the possibility of military intervention in Syria.
However, he said France would not go it alone if the U.S. Congress opposes an...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:10 PM
WASHINGTON — The Senate took a crucial step Wednesday toward authorizing a punitive strike on Syria but deep reluctance was evident in the House, where lawmakers questioned whether the U.S. was in danger of being drawn into another Middle East war....