The resignation of CIA kingpin David Petreaus seemed to readers more like a bad pulp novel than reality. Former Esteemed General Sent Racy Emails to Mistress The esteemed four star general sent his former mistress, Paula Broadwell, (is this an Ian Fleming James Bond yarn? Broad Well?) a barrage of sexy emails including […]
You could call it poetic justice.
Five Libyan army generals who defected from Muammar Gaddafi’s regime are appealing to fellow officers to join them in backing the rebels.
CLARIFICATION APPENDED Written last month, this straightforward account of life in Iraq by a Marine officer was initially sent just to a small group of family and friends.
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It has become virtually an article of faith among America’s chattering class that the Western intervention in Libya cannot be considered a success unless Muammar Gaddafi is removed from power.
Police in Uganda have arrested and extradited a man who is among the most wanted suspects in the Rwandan genocide.
A son of a pro-Taliban cleric who negotiated a controversial peace deal in Pakistan’s Swat Valley was killed Thursday morning, Pakistani and Taliban officials said. Kafayatullah, the son of Islamist fundamentalist leader Sufi Muhammed, died when mortar shells from Pakistani security forces hit a home in the Lower Dir district of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province, said Mehmood Khan, a Taliban commander, and a Pakistani intelligence official who asked not to be identified. The attack took place in the Maiden area.
Four generals held without charges since 2005 in connection with the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri were freed Wednesday on orders from the U.N.
The once-untouchable Turkish military again took to defending itself on its Web site, announcing Thursday that "the Turkish military has no connections with illegal organizations or criminals." The statement was released after a former police chief accused Turkey’s top army general of ordering him to create a secret counter-terrorism force charged with “cleaning out the interior of Turkey.” Ibrahim Sahin, a former officer in charge of police special operations, testified in an Istanbul court this week as one of scores of suspects accused of membership in a shadowy organization that plotted to overthrow the Turkish government.