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Gates, Bodman call for nuclear updates

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The United States should replace its current inventory of nuclear warheads in order to maintain its nuclear deterrent capabilities, government officials say.

Analysis: U.S. military & Iran -- Part 3

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Preparing for a strike against Iran involves far more than just military preparations; it also requires making a case to try and gain public support. And that is likely to be much harder after the release this month of the key judgments from the U.S. National Intelligence Estimate, which said Iran had most probably halted its nuclear weapons program.
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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2005 with 129 to follow.
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U.S. Army clears generals in prison case

WASHINGTON, April 23 (UPI) -- The Pentagon has decided not to charge four of the top five commanders of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison during an abuse scandal there.

U.S. military abuse panel slams government

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- An independent U.S. panel investigating prisoner abuses at Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison has criticized every level of command up to the defense secretary.

U.S. meant to seize oil fields in 1973

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The United States considered using force to seize oil fields in the Middle East during an oil embargo by Arab states in 1973.

Fix trans-Atlantic rift, group declares

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of 18 former cabinet-level officials from the departments of Defense, State and Treasury, along with officials from the the National Security Council and Congress, released a joint declaration calling for exploration of ways to strength

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U.S.-Euro split serious but not fatal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Ongoing conflicts between the United States and its European allies over American policies towards Iraq and other critical issues are symptoms of a fundamental ideological between the sides, experts said Friday at a think tank forum in Washington.
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

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New Homeland dept. urgency

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Key congressional leaders and Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge emerged from a White House meeting Wednesday with President George W. Bush and declared a shared sense of urgency and vision to create a Cabinet agency to take the lead in protecting the c
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