China will undergo its once-in-a-decade leadership transition this year -- and the stakes are always high. This year, though, rumors of military coups and political intrigue among top leaders is complicating matters and has political leaders doing their best to retain control.
Osama bin Laden was found and killed last May in a raid that also ensnared several of his wives. Now, one of those wives has agreed to talk to authorities and so new details are beginning to emerge about how bin Laden and his family lives from the time of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan until bin Laden's killing last year.
An Israeli graphic designer has become the unwitting organizer of an online protest against a military attack on Iran. The online movement comes the same time others are organizing in-person rallies against military action.
The U.S. Army is moving forward with its case against Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of launching a killing rampage in Afghanistan earlier this month, taking the lives of at least 16 civilians.
The U.S. military is moving forward, if slowly, to beging judicial proceedings against Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the Washington-based soldier who is accused of shooting and killing 16 Afghan civilians earlier this month. He's at an Army prison in Kansas as the process moves ahead.
Almost eight percent of U.S. veterans are women, but the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is geared primarily toward men. That's meant a lot of women veterans are homeless and living on the street — or on waiting lists for the services they need.
As veterans return from Iraq and try to remake their lives, there are Iraqis coming along as well. Many Iraqis who worked for the United States in Iraq are choosing to move to the U.S. to start new lives.
Though the U.S. Army continues to withhold the name of the staff sergeant accused of massacring 16 Afghan civilians, some of the details of his life and his actions before the killing are beginning to come out.
U.S. officials in Afghanistan are on the defensive on a number of fronts. They have a U.S. soldier accused of massacring 16 civillians, a controversy over the burning of Korans and now the Taliban has suspended peace talks with the U.S. — an effort that's been years in the making.
During his visit to Afghanistan Wednesday, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was confronted with a potentially volatile situation. An Afghan civilian employee on a military base breached the security barriers in what some are describing as an attack on Panetta.