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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:45:55 MDT Tales from the Clinton White House http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660950/Tales-from-the-Clinton-White-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660950/Tales-from-the-Clinton-White-House.html Behind the scenes in Bill Clinton's White House, drawn from long-restricted papers released Friday from his presidency Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:26:14 MDT New polio cases in Pakistan edge closer to record http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660552/New-polio-cases-in-Pakistan-edge-closer-to-record.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660552/New-polio-cases-in-Pakistan-edge-closer-to-record.html Pakistan has registered seven new polio cases, raising the number of those affected by the crippling disease this year to 194... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660498/Saudi-overhaul-reshapes-Islams-holiest-city-Mecca.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660498/Saudi-overhaul-reshapes-Islams-holiest-city-Mecca.html Now the market and the homes of Mecca are gone. Monumental luxury hotel towers crowd around the Grand Mosque where the Kaaba... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:30:00 MDT Al-Qaida leader warns of revenge for airstrikes http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660412/Al-Qaida-leader-warns-of-revenge-for-airstrikes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660412/Al-Qaida-leader-warns-of-revenge-for-airstrikes.html The leader of al-Qaida's Syria affiliate vowed Sunday that his group would "use all possible means" to fight back against... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:30:00 MDT White House: Holder resigning as attorney general http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660203/White-House-Holder-resigning-as-attorney-general.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660203/White-House-Holder-resigning-as-attorney-general.html Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and pushed to make the... Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:01:43 MDT GOP uses terror threat against Dems in campaign http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660171/GOP-uses-terror-threat-against-Dems-in-campaign.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660171/GOP-uses-terror-threat-against-Dems-in-campaign.html The recurring image in the latest Republican campaign ads is a lone militant walking across a barren land with the black... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:51:18 MDT Jihadi ideologue calls for freeing British hostage http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659964/Jihadi-ideologue-calls-for-freeing-British-hostage.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659964/Jihadi-ideologue-calls-for-freeing-British-hostage.html A renowned jihadi ideologue on Saturday urged the Islamic State group to release British aid worker Alan Henning, saying... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 MDT Glossary of extremists in Mideast and Africa http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659911/Glossary-of-extremists-in-Mideast-and-Africa.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659911/Glossary-of-extremists-in-Mideast-and-Africa.html nt Barack Obama presses ahead with his campaign to diminish and eventually defeat Islamic State group extremists in Iraq and... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:52:43 MDT Charles Krauthammer: The jihadi logic http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611261/The-jihadi-logic.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611261/The-jihadi-logic.html [ISIS knows] we always win the battles but they are convinced that, as war drags on, we lose heart and go home. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:45:00 MDT NYC's Sept. 11 museum gets 1 millionth visitor http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659784/NYCs-Sept-11-museum-gets-1-millionth-visitor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659784/NYCs-Sept-11-museum-gets-1-millionth-visitor.html The museum at the site of the 9/11 attacks in New York has gotten its 1 millionth visitor just under four months after... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:45:41 MDT Michael Gerson: Basis of skepticism in Obama's careful war http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610779/Basis-of-skepticism-in-Obamas-careful-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610779/Basis-of-skepticism-in-Obamas-careful-war.html Suffice it to say, the American campaign in Iraq and Syria will take years and hit major obstacles. It is one thing to have a... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:19:22 MDT Across the years, Obama's 9/11 message varies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659450/Across-the-years-Obamas-911-message-varies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659450/Across-the-years-Obamas-911-message-varies.html Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:00 MDT Michael Gerson: It's time to carry the fight to the enemy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610542/Its-time-to-carry-the-fight-to-the-enemy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610542/Its-time-to-carry-the-fight-to-the-enemy.html I don't really care what Obama calls the global campaign against this enemy, as long as he is truly determined to "defeat... Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:10:00 MDT Al-Qaida leader says it has expanded into India http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659118/Al-Qaida-leader-says-it-has-expanded-into-India.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659118/Al-Qaida-leader-says-it-has-expanded-into-India.html Promising to "storm your barricades with cars packed with gunpowder," al-Qaida announced Thursday it had created an Indian... Thu, 04 Sep 2014 08:32:58 MDT President Bill Clinton papers: Bin Laden, Haiti and Supreme Court http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657014/President-Bill-Clinton-papers-Bin-Laden-Haiti-and-Supreme-Court.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765657014/President-Bill-Clinton-papers-Bin-Laden-Haiti-and-Supreme-Court.html President Bill Clinton asked advisers for more information on Osama bin Laden in 1998 after flagging a newspaper story,... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:31 MDT Government to release more Clinton White House records http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656860/Government-to-release-more-Clinton-White-House-records.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656860/Government-to-release-more-Clinton-White-House-records.html The National Archives said Wednesday it will release previously restricted records from the Clinton White House on Supreme... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:03:58 MDT Feds: Terror support defendant a risk to reoffend http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656769/Feds-Terror-support-defendant-a-risk-to-reoffend.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765656769/Feds-Terror-support-defendant-a-risk-to-reoffend.html Authorities are worried that a British citizen facing sentencing for supporting terrorists in Afghanistan will return to the... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:46:46 MDT Hamblin & Peterson: Turning the clock back to the 7th century in Iraq? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606770/Turning-the-clock-back-to-the-7th-century-in-Iraq.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865606770/Turning-the-clock-back-to-the-7th-century-in-Iraq.html The "Islamic State in Iraq and Syria" is seeking to revive the ancient Islamic "caliphate." What is the background for this... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 15:57:58 MDT Benghazi case unfolds against political backdrop http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655960/Benghazi-case-unfolds-against-political-backdrop.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765655960/Benghazi-case-unfolds-against-political-backdrop.html The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:14:48 MDT David Blankenhorn: Where to start with Iraq: We need to find our grounding http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605912/Where-to-start-with-Iraq-We-need-to-find-our-grounding.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605912/Where-to-start-with-Iraq-We-need-to-find-our-grounding.html The current crisis in Iraq is so messy, and all of its likely outcomes so tragic, that it’s hard to know what or even... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Michael Gerson: Iraq must be saved from extremists http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605590/Iraq-must-be-saved-from-extremists.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605590/Iraq-must-be-saved-from-extremists.html The debate over who lost Iraq is tempting. But it is not the focus of serious foreign policy thinkers and former government... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: In Iraq, the United States has the responsibility to address threats to American interests http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605267/In-Iraq-the-United-States-has-the-responsibility-to-address-threats-to-American-interests.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605267/In-Iraq-the-United-States-has-the-responsibility-to-address-threats-to-American-interests.html President George W. Bush received criticism in 2003 for declaring “Mission Accomplished” in Iraq. President... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Senator: Bergdahl deal was sealed the day before the swap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654768/Senator-Bergdahl-deal-was-sealed-the-day-before-the-swap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654768/Senator-Bergdahl-deal-was-sealed-the-day-before-the-swap.html The Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:26:29 MDT CIA disciplines 15 officers in harassment cases http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654796/CIA-disciplines-15-officers-in-harassment-cases.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654796/CIA-disciplines-15-officers-in-harassment-cases.html When Ilana Sara Greenstein was a CIA case officer working at headquarters a decade ago, she said, a married senior manager... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Taliban video shows handover of US soldier http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654450/Taliban-video-shows-handover-of-US-soldier.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654450/Taliban-video-shows-handover-of-US-soldier.html As a tense-looking Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was handed over to U.S. forces, one of his Taliban captors warned him: "Don't come back... Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:27:14 MDT Kathleen Parker: Bergdahl exchange reminds us of some unpleasant facts of life http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604458/Bergdahl-exchange-reminds-us-of-some-unpleasant-facts-of-life.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604458/Bergdahl-exchange-reminds-us-of-some-unpleasant-facts-of-life.html The exchange of Guantanamo detainees has reminded us of unpleasant facts of life: The United States does negotiate with... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:23:43 MDT Obama: Congress consulted on prisoner exchange http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654413/Obama-Congress-consulted-on-prisoner-exchange.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654413/Obama-Congress-consulted-on-prisoner-exchange.html President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his decision to release five Afghan detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for... Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:00:00 MDT US concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654378/US-concluded-in-2010-that-Army-Sgt-Bowe-Bergdahl-walked-away.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654378/US-concluded-in-2010-that-Army-Sgt-Bowe-Bergdahl-walked-away.html A Pentagon investigation concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:30:16 MDT Debate stirs over US-Taliban captive swap http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654335/Debate-stirs-over-US-Taliban-captive-swap.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654335/Debate-stirs-over-US-Taliban-captive-swap.html Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl can expect a buoyant homecoming after five years in Taliban hands, but those in the government who... Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:13:26 MDT Al-Qaida has changed shape, but is it weaker? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654301/Al-Qaida-has-changed-shape-but-is-it-weaker.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654301/Al-Qaida-has-changed-shape-but-is-it-weaker.html Al-Qaida has decentralized, yet it's unclear whether the terrorist network is weaker and less likely to launch a Sept.... Sun, 01 Jun 2014 10:08:06 MDT US soldier from Idaho freed from captivity in Afghanistan after 5 years http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654265/US-soldier-from-Idaho-freed-from-captivity-in-Afghanistan-after-5-years.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654265/US-soldier-from-Idaho-freed-from-captivity-in-Afghanistan-after-5-years.html The only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five... Sat, 31 May 2014 15:54:10 MDT Investigator: Office run by Obama's political staff in EPA is blocking investigations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653196/Investigator-Office-run-by-Obamas-political-staff-in-EPA-is-blocking-investigations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653196/Investigator-Office-run-by-Obamas-political-staff-in-EPA-is-blocking-investigations.html An office run by President Barack Obama's political staff inside the EPA has blocked investigations by the independent... Wed, 07 May 2014 12:05:56 MDT Pakistan police question American after FBI arrest http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653173/Pakistan-police-question-American-after-FBI-arrest.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653173/Pakistan-police-question-American-after-FBI-arrest.html Police in Pakistan questioned an American on Wednesday after U.S. authorities said an FBI agent on an anti-corruption... Wed, 07 May 2014 08:36:50 MDT Long-sought diplomat added to FBI's 'most wanted' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651657/Long-sought-diplomat-added-to-FBIs-most-wanted.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651657/Long-sought-diplomat-added-to-FBIs-most-wanted.html A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:42:53 MDT Candidates for Afghanistan's presidential election http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651276/Candidates-for-Afghanistans-presidential-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651276/Candidates-for-Afghanistans-presidential-election.html andidates are vying to succeed President Hamid Karzai in Afghanistan's election on Saturday. A look at the field: Sat, 05 Apr 2014 12:26:51 MDT Senate panel votes to release CIA torture report http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651166/Senate-panel-votes-to-release-CIA-torture-report.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651166/Senate-panel-votes-to-release-CIA-torture-report.html The Senate Intelligence Committee voted Thursday to release parts of a hotly contested, secret report that harshly criticizes... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:39:53 MDT Senators set to demand release of 'torture report' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651066/Senators-set-to-demand-release-of-torture-report.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651066/Senators-set-to-demand-release-of-torture-report.html A Senate panel appears likely to demand the release of a contentious torture report that has sharply divided lawmakers and... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:09:04 MDT Senate torture report examines hunt for bin Laden http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650912/Senate-torture-report-examines-hunt-for-bin-Laden.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650912/Senate-torture-report-examines-hunt-for-bin-Laden.html A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key... Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:46:42 MDT Bin Laden son-in-law convicted at NYC terror trial http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650568/Bin-Laden-son-in-law-convicted-at-NYC-terror-trial.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650568/Bin-Laden-son-in-law-convicted-at-NYC-terror-trial.html Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks, was convicted... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:59:01 MDT Mitt Romney slams Obama for 'faulty judgment' on Russia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650377/Mitt-Romney-slams-Obama-for-faulty-judgment-on-Russia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650377/Mitt-Romney-slams-Obama-for-faulty-judgment-on-Russia.html Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama could have done more to persuade Russia not to annex Crimea. Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:16:21 MDT Bin Laden associates show no remorse in statements http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650303/Bin-Laden-associates-show-no-remorse-in-statements.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650303/Bin-Laden-associates-show-no-remorse-in-statements.html In public statements a week apart, al-Qaida's self-professed Sept. 11 mastermind and a Kuwaiti imam who met with Osama bin... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:43:39 MDT Al-Qaida spokesman recounts 9/11 aftermath http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650109/Al-Qaida-spokesman-recounts-911-aftermath.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650109/Al-Qaida-spokesman-recounts-911-aftermath.html Osama bin Laden's hours in a dark Afghanistan cave the evening of the Sept. 11 attacks were brought to light when his... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:11:03 MDT Ex-al-Qaida spokesman recalls 9/11 with bin Laden; predicted US would kill leader, topple Taliban http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650077/Ex-al-Qaida-spokesman-recalls-911-with-bin-Laden-predicted-US-would-kill-leader-topple-Taliban.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650077/Ex-al-Qaida-spokesman-recalls-911-with-bin-Laden-predicted-US-would-kill-leader-topple-Taliban.html In surprise testimony in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law recounted the night of the Sept. 11... Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:59:09 MDT John B. Quigley: It was senseless to invade nations with tribal factions opposed to democracy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598779/It-was-senseless-to-invade-nations-with-tribal-factions-opposed-to-democracy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598779/It-was-senseless-to-invade-nations-with-tribal-factions-opposed-to-democracy.html In both Afghanistan and Iraq, we took military action that could have been avoided but which had predictable consequences... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Kerry says major powers agree on Iran nuclear deal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641479/Kerry-says-major-powers-agree-on-Iran-nuclear-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641479/Kerry-says-major-powers-agree-on-Iran-nuclear-deal.html U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the major powers were unified on an Iran nuclear deal during weekend... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 07:55:03 MST Obama, Pakistani PM to meet amid easing tensions http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640526/Obama-Pakistani-PM-to-meet-amid-easing-tensions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640526/Obama-Pakistani-PM-to-meet-amid-easing-tensions.html In the rocky relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan, the mere fact that President Barack Obama and Pakistani Prime... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:09:16 MDT US quietly releasing $1.6 billion in military, economic aid to Pakistan http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640248/US-quietly-releasing-16-billion-in-military-economic-aid-to-Pakistan.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640248/US-quietly-releasing-16-billion-in-military-economic-aid-to-Pakistan.html The U.S. has quietly decided to release more than $1.6 billion in military and economic aid to Pakistan that was suspended... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 09:35:40 MDT Mexican media thanks USA after soccer victory http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588702/Mexican-media-thanks-USA-after-soccer-victory.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588702/Mexican-media-thanks-USA-after-soccer-victory.html After the United States men’s soccer team won their World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday night, the Mexican media... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:05:00 MDT Libya wants 'clarification' in al-Qaida leader nab http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639409/Libya-wants-clarification-in-al-Qaida-leader-nab.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639409/Libya-wants-clarification-in-al-Qaida-leader-nab.html Libya said Sunday it has asked the United States for "clarifications" regarding the abduction in Tripoli of an al-Qaida... Mon, 07 Oct 2013 07:50:53 MDT