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Tribune staff reporterIraq's prediction that it faces a U.S.-led attack during Ramadan later this month is "ridiculous," Secretary of State Colin Powell said Wednesday, but he suggested the United States may make that nation its next objective once it has finished its military...
Tags: Civil Unrest, Islam, National Government, Kuwait, Holidays
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Now comes the hard part in Afghanistan. In the shadows, U.S. and British special operations forces are gearing up to go in on the ground. Citing the need for secrecy, Pentagon officials are reluctant to talk about the prospect of Green...
Tags: Civil Unrest, Curt Weldon, Somalia, U.S. Army, Defense
Sentinel National CorrespondentCoalition airstrikes apparently killed 200 Baath Party officials near Basra and also struck at paramilitary "death squads" outside Baghdad blamed for fake-surrender ambushes and the first suicide-bomber attack on allied troops. U.S. forces were also...
Sun National StaffOne in a series of occasional articles LISSIE, Texas - On a rice farm west of Houston, in a pasture littered with cow droppings, Jim Akkerman is immersed in the work of the future. Flanked by industrial gas tanks and wearing a straw hat, he rummages...
Sentinel Staff WriterIn an ominous succession of developments, the war appeared to be intensifying in Iraq and beyond Friday as coalition forces moved closer to the Republican Guard, U.S. officials issued warnings to Syria and Iran, and a missile strike shook Kuwait City....
Sun StaffTHE PLAINS, Va. - In its three-month odyssey of trial and error, the model rocket code-named R.A.V.E.N. had its share of disasters. After one launch, the rocket burst into flames like the mythical phoenix. Another time, it crash-landed atop a frozen...
Sun StaffThere are those who would have you believe that on Dec. 17, 1903, in the fishing village of Kitty Hawk, N.C., two men with a penchant for starched white collars and bowler hats did not solve the age-old riddle of human flight. Those first-flight tales by...
American forces crushed divisions of Iraq's vaunted Republican Guard on Wednesday as they stormed across the Mesopotamian plain to draw within sight of Baghdad. Marines routed the 8,000-member Baghdad Division protecting the southeastern approach to...
Sun StaffWe think of war and we think of airplanes. But when Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the airplane a century ago, they did not envision massive aerial bombardments of "shock and awe." In fact, the Ohio brothers once thought their invention would become...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - The United States unleashed a withering air assault on Iraq yesterday, striking Baghdad and targets throughout the country with 1,500 precision-guided bombs and cruise missiles in an escalating campaign to drive Saddam Hussein from power. As...
Sun National StaffKILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. - No one knows exactly what the world's first successful airplane - the Wright brothers' 1903 Flyer - looked like when it lifted off a wooden launching rail at Kitty Hawk, N.C., and into history a century ago today. Orville and...
Tribune staff reporterUntil this week, missions for pilots and crew aboard Navy carriers in the Persian Gulf had gone well, with Iraqi air defenses penetrated and no planes downed. But beginning over the weekend, a string of accidents and shootdowns brought home the risks...
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