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Dozens Killed By More Bombings In Iraq; ‘Deadliest Day’ In A Month

Another wave of bombings in Iraq killed dozens of people today and wounded about 200 in more than a dozen cities and towns.


Afghan VP: Deal with US will respect sovereignty

MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s vice president said Tuesday that any long-term military agreement with the United States will respect his nation’s sovereignty and will be based on the interests of both countries.


Top Commander in Afghanistan Says Mission on Track

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says efforts to hand over security to the Afghans and wind down the decade-plus war are on track despite anger over a U.S. soldier’s alleged massacre of Afghan civilians and the burning of Qurans.


Pakistan Parliament Demands US Halt Drone Attacks

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani parliamentary commission demanded Tuesday an end to American drone attacks inside the country and an apology for deadly U.S. airstrikes in November as part of proposed new terms in the country’s troubled relations with the United States.


Navy opens ‘Hunger Games’ arenas for military robots

A new U.S. Navy lab can track every movement of battlefield robots as they struggle to survive arenas built to resemble scorching deserts, wave-pounded shores and tropical rain forests, MSNBC reports.


Six months after repeal, military says DADT died quietly

U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class John Ebron, Senior Chaplain NCO, 5th Signal Command, Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Germany, and U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Ashley Carothers, Supply Point Monitor, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, talk about what life was like as gay servicemembers before the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy and how life has changed for them in the six months after the repeal.






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