Military and defense

April 23, 2014 - 1:06 PM

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terrorist suspects at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

April 23, 2014 - 12:35 PM

Yemen examines DNA of slain al-Qaida militants

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's president on Wednesday said that the death toll of this week's military campaign against al-Qaida has reached over 60 suspected militants, including several of the group's leaders.

April 23, 2014 - 2:35 AM

Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film

April 23, 2014 - 2:35 AM

Soldier faces hearing in killings of Iraqi boys

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenage boys as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is due in military court.

April 23, 2014 - 12:05 AM

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

April 22, 2014 - 7:35 PM

Govt must turn over info on CIA prisons to defense

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors must turn over never-revealed details about the time a Guantanamo Bay detainee spent in secret CIA prisons after his arrest in connection with the deadly attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a military judge's order released Tuesday.

April 22, 2014 - 4:05 PM

Army leader suspended after insensitivity claims

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A Fort Carson commander who wasn't allowed to leave for Afghanistan with his troops last month was suspended over allegations that he was insensitive to victims of sexual assault and discrimination, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

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