Military and defense

October 23, 2012 - 1:34 PM

How 9/11 'mastermind' got an orange beard at Gitmo

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — The Pentagon has given a partial explanation to a Guantanamo mystery: How the self-proclaimed mastermind of the Sept.

October 23, 2012 - 3:34 AM

FACT CHECK: Flunking geography, history

October 23, 2012 - 3:33 AM

Syrian regime and rebels constantly adapt arsenals

October 23, 2012 - 1:34 AM

FACT CHECK: Flunking geography, history

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign policy and national security leadersh

October 22, 2012 - 6:34 PM

Decision soon on general's demotion, punishment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Demoting a four-star general for spending misconduct could be harsh and would force the officer to lose as much as $1 million in retirement pay, the Army's top mili

October 22, 2012 - 6:34 PM

UN planning peacekeeping force for Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is already planning for a peacekeeping force in Syria should a cease-fire in that country take hold and pending a Security Council mandate.

October 22, 2012 - 1:34 PM

Pakistani army strategy in question after attacks

MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — The Taliban's horrific attack on a female teenage activist in this scenic corner of Pakistan's northwest was the latest in a series of assassination attempts

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