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Over The Years, Obama's 9/11 Message Tailored To The Times (Photo by John Angelillo-Pool/Getty Images)

Over The Years, Obama’s 9/11 Message Tailored To The Times

Five times, President Barack Obama has come before the American people to reckon with the legacy of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the anniversary of that awful day. Each time, he has tailored his message to the moment, at different points stressing themes of service, resilience, tolerance, reconciliation.


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Post-9/11 Military Build-Up Reversal Hits Officers

After the 9/11 attacks, tens of thousands of young men and women joined the military, heading for the rugged mountains of Afghanistan and dusty deserts of Iraq.


A recent U.S. intelligence report on the war in Afghanistan suggests that any gains that the United States and other allies have made will be lost by 2017.  (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Poll: 57 Percent Of US Says Going To War In Afghanistan Was ‘Wrong Thing To Do’

President Barack Obama’s approval ratings for handling foreign policy issues generally top his ratings for most domestic issues, including the economy and health care, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.


Current U.S. Army soldiers in Afghanistan may see extended tours of duty if budget cuts prevent training of replacement soldiers. (Photo credit: JANGIR/AFP/Getty Images)

‘I’m A Monster’: Veterans ‘Alone’ In Their Guilt

A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, former Marine Capt. Timothy Kudo thinks of himself as a killer — and he carries the guilt every day.


Egyptian protesters returns a tear gas canister fired by riot police during clashes near the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Sept. 13, 2012. (credit: KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Fewer Americans Believe US Winning War On Terror

A new survey finds that fewer Americans believe the United States is winning the “war on terror.”


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President Obama Announces Bin Laden’s Death

The White House released the text of the President’s statement. Read his remarks.