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Seven Days in January: How the Pentagon Counts Coups in Washington

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

In the last two decades our fantasies about a military plot to take over the government is entertainingly outré exactly because, in the Washington of 2010, such a thought is ludicrous. It's already happened.

Gates Sees 'Trust Deficit' in Pakistan

Wall Street Journal | YOCHI J. DREAZEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates is overseeing wars with Sunni militants in Iraq and Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. In Pakistan, he's facing a di...

Gates: Pakistan-Style Truce In Afghanistan Acceptable

AP | SLOBODAN LEKIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KRAKOW, Poland — U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday that Washington could accept a political agreement between the Afghan governmen...