While much of the focus on Tuesday’s unveiling of President Obama’s revamped Afghanistan strategy will be on the number of U.S. troops he’s expected to send, that decision is really a sideshow to the critical battle now under way on the ground.
U.S. President Barack Obama says the war in Afghanistan isn’t going to end up like Vietnam.
Stories about Sly Stone usually start with the word "reclusive." Don’t call him that anymore, because the superstar who blended funk, rock, soul and psychedelic sounds in the 1960s and ’70s before disappearing from the scene in the ’80s is not in hiding, his youngest daughter said. Stone’s media shyness in recent decades earned him a comparison to the late billionaire recluse Howard Hughes, but he’s just been living his life and making his music out of the glare of great expectations that superstars suffer
A suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into a police car on the outskirts of Peshawar Saturday, killing seven security personnel. But two high-ranking officers are doing just that, hoping that by going public they can remove the stigma that many soldiers say keeps them from getting help for post-traumatic stress disorder.