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Defense secretary talks big on diplomacy, Stephen Glain writes, but must put money where his mouth is.
Israeli government is determined to cripple Hamas and to stop its rocket attacks.
Spurning calls for a cease-fire, Israeli troops appear poised to invade despite very serious risks.
Two former nuclear scientists make the case that a spy took nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union.
A new book alleges that Beijing intentionally proliferated nuclear technology to risky regimes.
Some want the U.S. military to go ashore in Somalia to hunt pirates, commanders aren't enthusiastic.
Insurgents are alternately stealing and destroying vital equipment and supplies bound for U.S. bases.
Unmet treatment needs add to family strains from transfers and war-zone deployments.
The militias, which would be aimed at improving security, are modeled on a similar effort in Iraq.
Gen. David McKiernan says efforts to improve security depend on more troops arriving quickly.