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The Swampby Greg Miller and Josh Meyer U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. is poised to appoint a criminal prosecutor to investigate alleged CIA abuses committed during the interrogation of terrorism suspects, current and former U.S. government officials said. A......
Tags: Baghdad (Iraq), Terrorism, Barack Obama, Punishment, Defense
The Swampby Mark Silva and updated at 11:50 am EDT For weeks now, the White House has added a caveat to nearly every public discussion of deliberations underway about the way forward in Afghanistan: The United States must have an effective......
Tags: Barack Obama, Democracy, Government, White House, Fraud
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has acknowledged that "the road ahead will be difficult'' in Afghanistan, is meeting again this morning with a war cabinet: Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Secretary of Defense...
The Swampby Paul Richter t's become almost the conventional wisdom in Washington that the best way to fight the Taliban is to expand Afghanistan's weak national army. Today, a prominent former diplomat said that approach may be entirely wrong. George P.......
The Swampby Mark Silva Afghanistan is not Sweden, says Army Gen. David Petreaus. Nor is it Vietnam, or Somalia. It is a place, however, where an effective counter-insurgency working in hand with the building of governmental institutions can have the impact......
The Swampby Mark Silva Sen. Jack Reed, Democrat from Rhode Island and a West Point graduate, was fresh from a meeting at the Pentagon this morning when he was asked about the decision that President Barack Obama faces about troop deployments......
Tags: Barack Obama, Pakistan, Government, National Government, Defense
The Swampby Julian E. Barnes Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has committed to remaining in his post for another year, keeping him in office at least through the next critical Afghanistan strategy review in 2010. In Pentagon circles, speculation about Gates'........
The Swampby Julian Barnes The Obama administration wants to retain the ability to hold terrorism suspects from other countries at its largest prison in Afghanistan, even after it hands control of the facility to the Afghan government next year, according to......
The Swampby David Cloud The July 2011 deadline for beginning U.S troops withdrawals from Afghanistan "is the beginning of a process, not the date when the U.S. heads for the exits," Gen. David H. Petraeus said in remarks to be delivered......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who made a surprise landing in Afghanistan today, delivered a message to the Afghan leader about the unfinished business of building a stronger government and battling corruption, and a message of thanks to the......
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama, in an interview that will air Tuesday morning on the Today show, calls the healthcare reform that he has signed into law "a first step.'' "I think it is a critical first step in......
"And the Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini, Riverhead Books, 416 pages, $28.95. Khaled Hosseini is the author of both "Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns," which together have sold more than 38 million copies worldwide. "And the Mountains...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Literature, Nabi, Authors
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