The two are accused of battling U.S. forces in Afghanistan, plotting to bomb U.S. embassy.
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A truck carrying “extremely dangerous” radioactive material was reported stolen in Mexico, according to nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency.
Mexico told the IAEA the truck was carrying cobalt-60 teletherapy from a Tijuana hospital to a radioactive waste storage unit. The material is used in medical treatments.
The White House is specifically targeting militant groups unaffiliated with al Qaeda's Iraqi cell and its Syrian offshoot, Jabhat al Nusra, which has taken on a significant role within the ranks of the Syrian rebels over the course of the 2.5-year war there.
Official approval of the pact by Afghan Defense Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi or other members of Karzai's cabinet could "fulfill the kind of commitment we need" to proceed with postwar planning and operations, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday.
But "whatever document [Kabul] agrees to . . . who has the authority to sign on behalf of Afghanistan" and give the postwar pact the green light is still an open question, the Pentagon chief added.
Retired Adm. James Stavridis, a former NATO Supreme Allied Commander; and retired head of Central Command Marine Corps Gen. Anthony Zinni were named the co-chairmen of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition's National Security Advisory Council.
Joining nearly 150 former U.S. general and flag officers on the council, Stavridis and Zinni will lead the organization's efforts to link American military power to U.S. diplomacy to advance national security objectives around the world.
The NATO deal comes at a critial time for Northrop, who is looking toward international markets to offset the spending cuts at the Pentagon.
The Obama administration has launched direct talks with Islamist militias in Syria that aren't aligned with al Qaeda, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Top Pentagon official Christine Fox will replace outgoing Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday.
Fox, who led the department's cost assessment and program evaluation shop, will take...
The zone has "increased the risk of accidents and miscalculation," Biden said in Tokyo.
The Obama administration has agreed to destroy Syria's most lethal chemical weapons at sea after failing to find a country willing to do it on their soil, according to the White House and Pentagon.