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UN wants to use drones for peacekeeping missions




A Brooklyn court sentenced Agron Hasbajrami, 28, an Albanian resident of the US, to 15 years in prison for seeking to provide support to terrorists. He had sent money to a jihadist group claiming to have murdered US soldiers, and was arrested at JFK airport with a one-way ticket to Pakistan.




Analysis: Study shows rise of al Qaeda affiliate in Syria




Stanley McChrystal criticises reliance on drones as strikes hit Pakistan




Kajaki Dam Will Not Finish Before 2015: Officials




Kabul to Seek More Control Over US Aid




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