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File photo of an Army officer holding the medal of honor. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Army Sergeant to Receive Medal of Honor

The White House says President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor to a former Army sergeant for courageous actions in Afghanistan.

04/15/2014

Cheney says proposed Pentagon cuts would leave American military might dangerously compromised. (Getty Images)

Cheney Blasts Proposed Military Cuts

Former VP Cheney says proposed Pentagon cuts would leave American military might dangerously compromised.

02/25/2014

Carroll said President Barack Obama made clear on his first day in office in 2009 that his emphasis would be on transparency, and he vowed that all questions about the workings of government should be expected to yield answers. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

AP Chief Urges Obama Against Using ‘National Security’ To Conceal Transparency

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.”

02/24/2014

File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans See U.S. Efforts In Iraq, Afghanistan As Failures

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.

02/03/2014

File photo of former Conn. Sen. Joe Lieberman. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Lieberman: Obama Has ‘No Coherent’ Anti-Terrorism Strategy

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.

01/15/2014

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner: US Should Help Iraq in Anti-Terror Fight

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.

01/09/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference on Jan. 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama ‘Ought To Take A More Active Role’ In Helping Iraq Battle Al-Qaeda

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.

01/09/2014

A bullet hole is seen on the window of a shop in the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi, as clashes rage between Iraqi security forces and militants in the province on January 5, 2013. Ramadi and the city of Fallujah, both west of Baghdad, have been held by militants for days, harkening back to the years after the 2003 US-led invasion when both cities were insurgent strongholds. Iraq is preparing a "major attack" to retake militant-held Fallujah, a senior official said on January 5, spelling a new assault for the city, west of Baghdad, where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents. (Photo by AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Reversals In Hard-Won Iraqi City Vex Veterans

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.

01/08/2014

A bullet hole is seen on the window of a shop in the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi, as clashes rage between Iraqi security forces and militants in the province on January 5, 2013. Ramadi and the city of Fallujah, both west of Baghdad, have been held by militants for days, harkening back to the years after the 2003 US-led invasion when both cities were insurgent strongholds. Iraq is preparing a "major attack" to retake militant-held Fallujah, a senior official said on January 5, spelling a new assault for the city, west of Baghdad, where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents. (Photo by AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Fighting Between Iraqi Troops, Al Qaida Kills 34

Iraqi forces are trying to dislodge militants from Ramadi and Fallujah.

01/06/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Abu Dhabi Monday for discussions with Emirati officials on the deteriorating situation in Syria, nuclear talks with Iran and the Middle East peace process.  (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: U.S. Will Support Iraq, But Without Troops

Secretary of State pledges support for Baghdad’s efforts to retake key cities from al Qaida forces.

01/05/2014

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