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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.
Violence has been declining steadily, but a number of factors could still easily reverse the trend.
Commanders on the ground are anxious for more U.S. soldiers, but there are competing demands in Iraq.
Reinforcements should arrive in January, but until then, U.S. troops are trying to hold the line.
The president-elect wants to end “don’t ask, don’t tell,” but with the support of military leaders.