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Obama Asks Pentagon For Syria No-Fly Zone Plan




Karzai Requests The Transfer of Guantanamo Detainees




US intelligence embraces debate in security issues




Official: Clash that killed 14 Filipino marines and militants part of new US-backed offensive




Coalition troops are ready to 'rough it' while closing Afghan bases




How Timbuktu's manuscripts were saved from jihadists




The FBI arrested Wissam Allouche in San Antonio on May 24 on charges he lied about his affiliation with Hezbollah in order to get a sensitive position in the US Defense Deptartment. The former commander of the Amal militia in Lebanon will be arraigned on May 28.




In Afghan Transition, US Forces Take a Step Back




Alleged Hezbollah member who tried to gain security clearance indicted in Texas




Obama's new drone policy leaves room for CIA role




Who Outed the CIA Annex in Benghazi?




Yemen Makes Strides in Transition to Democracy




Additional Embassy Guards Will Come at Steep Price Each




Former Intelligence Director Cordesman Says Obama Made 'Promise He Can't Keep'




For Obama's Global Vision, Daunting Problems




Russia says Assad agrees 'in principle' to join Syria peace talks




C.I.A. to Focus More on Spying, a Difficult Shift




President Obama set out a new approach to the war on terror, arguing that since al Qaeda's core was "on the path to defeat," the US should narrow its operations to focus only on those "specific networks of violent extremists that threaten America." Renewing his commitment to closing Guantanamo, he announced the removal of a moratorium on sending detainees to Yemen. He issued a new directive on drone strikes, narrowing the circumstances to those targets who cannot be captured and who present "a continuing and imminent threat to the United States," and he expressed a preference for the military rather than the CIA to conduct the strikes. He said the scale of the terrorist threat now "closely resembles the types of attacks we faced before 9/11."




U.S. to Bring Chemical Weapons Witnesses Out of Syria




Geneva talks on Syria last chance to avoid foreign intervention