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The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
Not every night will you see Gov. Pat Quinn shaking hands with players in the Cubs dugout or Sen. Dick Durbin mingling with team Chairman Tom Ricketts on the field. Not every night at Clark and Addison will you find Sec. of State Hillary Clinton...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON — Gen. John Allen, who was top commander in Afghanistan until Feb. 10, announced Tuesday that he is retiring from the Marine Corps due to his wife’s chronic illness, turning down a White House offer to nominate him to be the supreme...
Tags: U.S. Military, Barack Obama, White House, Tampa, NATO
When Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen overheard a platoon of first-year midshipmen at the Naval Academy shout "kill" during training one summer day a decade ago, he ordered the word expunged from their vocabulary. The then-commandant explained that...
Tags: Tampa, Iraq, David Petraeus, NATO, United States Naval Academy
Marine Corps Gen. John Allen, the former commander of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan whose nomination to lead NATO was delayed last year while investigators probed his e-mails to a Florida socialite, has retired from the military. The Naval...
Tags: Barack Obama, White House, Tampa, Iraq, U.S. Senate
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A NATO airstrike apparently targeting Taliban commanders in an Afghan village near the border with Pakistan killed 10 civilians, including women and children, officials said Wednesday. The attack Tuesday night in the village of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision to bring home within a year about half of the 66,000 U.S. troops now in Afghanistan will shrink the force to the size he found it when he entered the White House vowing to reinvigorate a stalemated...
KABUL, Afghanistan – Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. took over Sunday as the newest and probably last U.S. commander in Afghanistan, tasked with ending America’s longest war even as insurgents continue to challenge the U.S.-backed Afghan...
Amid partisan questioning from both sides in former Sen. Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing last week, a major opportunity was lost. Hagel's fellow Republicans grilled the defense secretary nominee on past statements about Israel and his opposition to...
Amid partisan questioning from both sides in former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s confirmation hearing last week, a major opportunity was lost. Hagel’s fellow Republicans grilled the defense secretary nominee on past statements about Israel and his...
Amid partisan questioning from both sides in former Sen. Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing last week, a major opportunity was lost. Hagel's fellow Republicans grilled the Defense secretary nominee on past statements about Israel and his opposition to...
WASHINGTON — The White House will go ahead with nominating Marine Gen. John Allen to be top U.S. commander in Europe, following an investigation by the Pentagon inspector general that found his emails with a Florida woman were not improper....
Tags: Tampa, Washington, DC, NATO, U.S. Senate, Police Investigations
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