George Little

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no "credible" reporting that such deaths occurred.  (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Sexual Abuse Cases Put Pentagon Under Fire

One after another, the charges have tumbled out — allegations of sexual assaults in the military that have triggered outrage, from local commanders to Capitol Hill and the Oval Office.


The Madigan Gate outside Joint Base Lewis-McChord on Monday. The soldier accused of killing 1 Afghan civilians is allegedly based at Lewis-McChord. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Afghan Youth Recounts US Soldier’s Shooting Spree

An Afghan man recounted Monday the harrowing tale of how an American soldier on a killing spree burst into his home in the middle of the night, searched the rooms, then dropped to a knee and shot his father in the thigh as he emerged from a bedroom.


President Barack Obama is staying the course on the administration's plan of action in Afghanistan despite a number of anti-American riots. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US: Afghanistan Turmoil Won’t Change US War Plan

The Obama administration is sticking determinedly to its stay-the-course message in Afghanistan despite a week of anti-American riots, the point-blank killing of U.S. military advisers and growing election-year demands to bring the troops home.