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The Obama administration is curtailing some of the annual $1.3 billion in military aid to Egypt; the "recalibration" is said to be temporary. Arab and Israeli allies expressed concern that the move indicates US disengagement from the region as part of the administration's 'pivot' to Asia. The FBI is investigating three recent attacks on the Arkansas power grid.

U.S. Allies Fret Over Shift on Aid to Egypt

Nairobi airport fire: FBI blames electrical fault

British spy chief warns Snowden data is a 'gift' for terrorists

President Obama defended the recent US raids in Libya and Somalia, saying the US would continue to hunt down active terror networks and disrupt active plots. "We're not going to farm out our defense," he added. US officials said the Somali raid was not fully carried out due to "imperfect intelligence."

US fears al-Qaida, radical Islamists could take root in Syria

Using new counterterror guidelines, US forces backed off in Somalia raid

Iran Readies Offer to Limit Its Nuclear Program

Records Obtained by JW Reveal U.S. Knew of Sophisticated al Qaeda Plan to Hijack Commercial Airliner in 2000

US justifies Somalia raid under AUMF, which Obama seeks to repeal

The US Navy SEALs raid that targeted a Shabaab leader known as Ikrima was justified under the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force. President Obama has called for the repeal of the AUMF, and support to do so is gaining in Congress.

Karzai Raises Stakes in US-Afghan Talks by Calling Assembly

SPIEGEL Interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad

'Norway should accept prestige Syria role'

US commando raids suggest future shape of counterterror bids

With little fanfare, Afghanistan War drags into 13th year

Kenyan Riots Pivot on Religious Conflict

The untold story of al-Shabab's murderous attack on the U.N. in Mogadishu.

New York case offers insight into secret war against Somali militants

Biggest hurdle to deal on Iranian nuclear program may be talking about the past

US forces conducted raids against terrorists in Libya and Somalia. Defense Secretary Hagel said "most" of the furloughed Pentagon civilian workers will be soon called back to work. Secretary of State Kerry said the US is not abandoning its "pivot" to Asia.