PM will be questioned by MPs and peers over UK relationship with US following the intelligence revelations from whistleblower Edward Snowden
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Saturday 24 October 2009
Nato defence ministers signalled their backing for the Afghan strategy put forward by the American commander General Stanley McChrystal yesterday in an implicit rejection of the alternative plan proposed by US Vice-President Joe Biden.
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Sunday 18 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
The bombing in Kabul yesterday underlined the grip of the Afghan insurgency and came at a politically treacherous time for Barack Obama as he decides how to turn the tide of the war. A flurry of consultations and discussions on Afghanistan is under way in Washington as a prelude to a strategy decision. The President yesterday talked by phone with Gordon Brown about the situation, and today there will be further debate with his national security team.
Tuesday 06 October 2009
Monday 28 September 2009
Thursday 24 September 2009
Tuesday 22 September 2009
Successful armed forces adapt and transform at a pace faster than their potential enemies. Cromwell, as an example, unlocked the synergy of discipline, training, new equipment and new tactics in a manner that left the Royalists looking like barely gifted amateurs. This process can be found throughout history although rarely is it accelerated with the vision and drive of a Cromwell.
Monday 14 September 2009
In a tape released by al-Qa'ida's media wing, terrorist leader Osama bin Laden said President Barack Obama is "powerless" to stop the war in Afghanistan.
Friday 11 September 2009
The US Coast Guard today confronted a boat in the Potomac River near the Pentagon in Washington D.C. But the Coast Guard said it was a training exercise conducted moments before the Obama motorcade crossed a nearby bridge.
Saturday 05 September 2009
Wednesday 29 July 2009
Saturday 25 July 2009
The Obama administration is dispatching four of its most senior foreign policy and security figures to Israel this coming week with the same message on two open questions causing friction between the close allies: Don't do it.
Thursday 23 July 2009
Thursday 09 July 2009
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