The U.S. role in the international effort in Libya is already starting to decline. According to a U.S. commander in the region, most of today's missions over Libya were flown not by Americans, but by pilots from other countries in the coalition.Gen.
Few people would think that when U.S. lawmakers visit troops in Afghanistan, they're seeing the place through the eyes of the average grunt. But the idea of using psychological-warfare techniques to influence senators and other VIPs seems crazy — and in fact, it's illegal.
A Senate report released Thursday on the Fort Hood shootings of 2009 blames the FBI and military for failing to act on information gathered in advance about the alleged shooter, concluding that authorities could have prevented the incident.
As part of our Here, There series, we're taking a look at different gun cultures. One country where guns are readily available and gun crime remains low is Switzerland. The Swiss issue automatic assault rifles and ammunition to all young men.