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WAR: About that War

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Chimpanzees wage war, mercilessly killing members of neighboring groups to expand their own territory. While biologists had long suspected that chimp violence could be more than random, the study provides the first clear evidence of this.

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AP

Afghanistan is gearing up to award contracts to mine one the world's largest iron ore deposits buried in a peaceful province of the war-torn nation that has at least $3 trillion in untapped minerals, the country's top mining official said Thursday.

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AP

Al-Qaida announced its No. 3 official, Mustafa al-Yazid, had been killed along with members of his family - perhaps one of the most severe blows to the terror movement since the U.S. campaign against al-Qaida began. Believed to have died in a U.S. mi

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Sunday’s New York Times, gearing up for Memorial Day, carries a leading front-page story direct from the Afghan front, complete with photos. Does it tell of the 1,000 Americans who have perished there in America’s longest war, or the unknown number o

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, in a military broadcast, placed his million plus armed forces on “combat readiness,” causing concern worldwide about North Korean intentions as well as a drop in major stock markets.

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Reuters

An air strike in Yemen targeting al Qaeda missed its mark and killed a mediator by mistake, prompting members of his tribe to blow up a crude oil pipeline in clashes that followed. Separately, a Yemeni government official said a U.S. couple, taken ho

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A senior U.S. military commander issued a secret order last year that laid the ground for an escalation of covert operations across the Middle East and the Horn Africa. Issued by General David Petraeus, authorized boosting military and intelligence a

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