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Mullen: U.S. Troops in Iraq Need Immunity to Stay

American troops deployed in Iraq must have immunity from prosecution if they are to stay there beyond the end of the year, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday. The AP reports Adm. Mike Mullen and other U.S. officials have been pushing the Iraqi government to decide …

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McChrystal Finds Latest WikiLeaks Releases ‘Sad’

The release on Friday of some 400,000 classified documents related to the Iraq war by the website WikiLeaks has brought out a range of emotions from national security leaders. Retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal, speaking at the Daily Beast Innovators Summit in New Orleans, called the leaks “sad,” CBS News reports. …

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Mullen: US Can’t ‘Kill Our Way Through’ Afghanistan

Improving local government, economics and education are key steps to combating terrorism along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, said Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a speech at Texas A&M University. U.S. efforts to counteract al-Qaeda, as well as a host of extremist organizations affiliated with …

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