National Security, Terrorism, and the Military
Long deployments concerns military officials; Obama and Clinton cite effect on soldiers' families
New cases are expected to reignite debate over harsh interrogation techniques.
Two new spy cases are the latest evidence of what U.S. officials say is an intense effort by the Chinese government to steal U.S. government and industrial secrets. One case involves a government official who works as a Defense Department weapons analyst and two men in New Orleans, who are accused of passing classified data on U.S. weapons systems to a senior Chinese official, according to a formal affidavit released today by the Justice Department.
Surprisingly, al Qaeda in Iraq has kept detailed written records about its martyrs-to-be.
Al Qaeda and Iraq were the main subjects when the top leaders of the U.S. intelligence community appeared this morning on Capitol Hill to deliver their annual threat assessment to the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The Bush administration says OK, with conditions. And that's where things get complicated.
Studies by several groups reflect urgent concern, suggesting a possible revival of the Taliban.
Baitullah Mehsud is blamed for suicide bombings in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The increase in troops may indeed be working for now. The long term is another question.
Qadhafi seeks rehabilitation, but not everybody buys it