The White House says President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to a former Army sergeant for courageous actions in Afghanistan.
Former VP Cheney says proposed Pentagon cuts would leave American military might dangerously compromised.
The Associated Press’ executive editor called on governments around the world to support an independent press, warning Monday that efforts to silence the media through intimidation and violence are “in effect an attack on a nation’s people.”
A recently conducted survey shows that, for the first time, the majority of people in the United States view war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures.
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman told a House panel Wednesday that President Barack Obama has “no coherent” anti-terrorism strategy in embattled countries where al-Qaeda is gaining new influence, and that’s endangering the United States.
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaida militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaeda militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.
The image of two charred American bodies hanging from a bridge as a jubilant crowd pelted them with shoes seared the name Fallujah into the American psyche. The brutal house-to-house battle to tame the Iraqi insurgent stronghold cemented its place in U.S. military history.
Iraqi forces are trying to dislodge militants from Ramadi and Fallujah.
Secretary of State pledges support for Baghdad’s efforts to retake key cities from al Qaida forces.