effectively and efficiently using every single taxpayer dollar to maintaining the strongest military in the world." Barrasso says he is also concerned that Hagel might advise President Obama to pull all troops out of Afghanistan immediately.
be looking to Cotton, a rising star in the GOP, a Harvard-educated attorney as well as a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan , to try to knock off Pryor. "It seems like a lot of people have big plans for me, but I am not thinking about
elect Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) was given special consideration and assigned an office. She's a double-amputee from the Iraq war . Rep.-elect Steve Daines (R-MT) drew the final lot, number 70. "Fifth floor of Cannon," muttered an aide near
interviews. He maintained email correspondence with reporters covering the Pentagon or who were embedded with troops in Iraq and Afghanistan . Some believed Petraeus hoped to use his relations with the media as a springboard to the presidency. And then
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In Ohio, Biden backed up the president. "Folks, whether it was the strength of the United States Navy or our plans for Afghanistan or how to handle Iran or our relationship with Israel -- you got a very clear sense these guys don't get it," he said
a question about extremist groups supported by Pakistan . "We know that Pakistan has arrested the doctor who helped us catch Obama ..... haven for terrorists, yet we continue to give Pakistan billions of dollars. Is it time for us to divorce
policy debate will be divided into the following segments: America's role in the world, hotbed regions like Afghanistan and Pakistan , increasing tensions between Iran and Israel, the changing Middle East, and the rise of China.
from 2008. "Now, I made some commitments four years ago. I told you I'd end the war in Iraq -- and we did. I said we'd end the war in Afghanistan -- we are. I said we'd refocus on the terrorists who actually attacked us on 9/11
August 21: People and vehicles cross a flooded road in Baseera, in central Pakistan . About 150,000 Pakistanis were forced to move to higher ground as floodwaters from a freshly swollen Indus River submerged dozens
A car bomb tore through a busy market in northwestern Pakistan killing 100 people as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton visited the country and pledged American support for its campaign against Islamist militants.
July 13: A Marine of the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade runs to safety moments after an IED blast in Garmsir district of Helmand Province in Afghanistan . (AFP) IED Explosion - Afghanistan
Aug. 18, 2010: A U.S. Army soldier from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division waves from his Stryker armored vehicle after crossing the border from Iraq into Kuwait. Last Combat Brigade Leaving Iraq
Jan. 1: People transport a victim of a suicide bombing at a local hospital in Bannu, Pakistan . Pakistan Violence