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Syria crisis: US decries Assad 'Western puppets' speech




Afghan policy debate fueled White House, Pentagon mistrust: book




President Obama nominated Chuck Hagel to replace retiring Secretary of Defense Panetta, and John Brennan to head the CIA, in place of David Petraeus, who resigned in November. Suspected al Qaeda plotter Abid Naseer pled not guilty to terror charges in New York. Wanted bank hacker Hamza Bendelladj was arrested in Thailand; he will be extradited to the US. Chinese-made computer switches at the Los Alamos nuclear weapons laboratory were removed due to security concerns.




Reprisal fears cloud Libya probe into US consulate attack




Morsy backs Syrian calls for al-Assad to face war crimes trial




McChrystal takes blame for Rolling Stone article




Radical al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki 'purchased plane tickets for 9/11 hijackers'




Pakistan condemns drone attacks in Waziristan




About 400 US troops are deploying to Turkey this week to man two US-supplied Patriot missile batteries along the Syrian border. President Obama signed a defense bill restricting transfers of detainees from Guantanamo and Parwan prisons, but attached a signing statement challenging some of the bill's provisions.




Poll: Spike in Palestinian support for military operations against Israel




Flow of Arms to Syria Through Iraq Persists, to US Dismay




Nigeria Emerges as Center for Pirate Attacks




Insider Attacks in Afghanistan Shape the Late Stages of a War




Treasury Department Designates Militant Groups in the DRC




Saudi jets bolster US drone attacks on Yemen: report




American missiles kill senior Taliban militant in Pakistan who fought US troops in Afghanistan




High level Afghan intelligence officials visits Pakistan




General John Allen submitted plans for a US troop presence in Afghanistan after 2014 with three options: 6,000; 10,000; and 20,000 troops. A federal judge reluctantly ruled that the Justice Department need not make public a legal memorandum justifying the targeting of US citizen and al Qaeda ideologue Anwar al Awlaki.




Afghan War Commander Gives Options for After '14




Afghanistan Faces Uncertain Future