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Bangladesh man gets death penalty for war crimes

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:08
A special tribunal in Bangladesh on Monday sentenced a collaborator of the Pakistani army to death for his role in killings during Bangladesh's 1971 independence war.

US general: troops staying in Baltics through 2015

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 07:03
A top U.S. military commander in Europe says U.S. troops will remain in the three Baltic countries and Poland through next year or longer to "deter Russian aggression."

Afghan official: Suicide attack toll at least 50

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 06:56
The death toll in Afghanistan's deadliest insurgent attack this year has risen to at least 50, with 63 wounded, many of them children, officials said on Monday, as NATO confirmed that two of its service members were killed in an insurgent attack.

Afghan bombings kill 2 NATO troops, 6 civilians

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 06:44
Bombings across Afghanistan killed two NATO troops and six civilians Monday, authorities said, as the death toll in the country's deadliest insurgent attack this year rose to at least 50.

China holds out hope for Iran nuclear deal

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 05:10
Talks on Iran's nuclear program appear likely to run beyond their Monday midnight deadline, but China's foreign minister says negotiators are still working on elements of a deal.

Israel police: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 05:06
Three young Israelis attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem on Monday, police say, the latest sectarian incident in the increasingly tense city.

Air Force officers' nonprofit helps Afghans sell scarves

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:59
Air Force fighter pilot Jonathan Hudgins opened his sister's Christmas card to find a photo of 63 sorority girls -- and all but three were wearing scarves. It struck him as he looked at that picture three years ago that scarves were the answer to helping widowed Afghan women of the Parwan Province make a living.

Noise from F-35B comparable to F/A-18s, new study says

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:43
The new F-35B fighters flying over Beaufort might not sound like their older counterparts, but they are no louder, according to data released last month by the F-35's Joint Program Office.

Iraqi troops retake 2 towns in eastern province

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 04:06
Iraqi authorities say Iraqi troops backed by Shiite militias have retaken two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province.

Fear for Afghan women's rights as troops withdraw

Stars & Stripes - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 03:46
Afghan lawmaker Shukria Barakzai says the suicide bomber who plowed into her motorcade a week ago wanted to silence a voice on women's rights with a deafening blast. Human rights groups fear that the cause to which she is committed — bringing women into public life in the deeply conservative country — is also in peril.

Readout of Secretary Hagel's Meeting With New Zealand Minister of Defense Gerry Brownlee

DoD News Releases - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
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Statement to the Force

DoD Speeches - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
As Written by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Washington, D.C., Monday, November 24, 2014
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Remarks by Secretary Hagel at the White House

DoD Speeches - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
As Delivered by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Washington, D.C., Monday, November 24, 2014
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Remarks by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the White House

DoD News Releases - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
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Statement by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

DoD News Releases - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00
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Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 20:49
Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.

Admiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chips

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 17:03
An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips denied Sunday that he played any role in making them.

Drones fighting Islamic State change the meaning of warfare

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 16:38
In America’s war against the Islamic State, many of those fighting sit in a dark, cold room and stare at computer screens for 12 hours at a stretch.

Sen. Graham rejects GOP Benghazi report as ‘garbage’

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 15:27
A top Republican took aim at his GOP colleagues on Sunday for issuing a report that largely absolved the Obama administration for its handling of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, dismissing the accounting by the GOP-led House Intelligence Committee as “full of crap.”

Thinking too highly of higher education

Stars & Stripes - Sun, 11/23/2014 - 15:00
Higher education holds itself out as a kind of universal church, outside of which there is no salvation.
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