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New war cabinet: Hagel and Kerry will give Obama clout with the generals

New war cabinet: Hagel and Kerry will give Obama clout with the generals

By Brian M Downing President Obama has nominated a pair of new cabinet secretaries in his foreign policy team, John Kerry for the State Department and Chuck Hagel for the Defense Department. They are both reasonably well respected in congress, where both served, and they are both decorated veterans of the Vietnam War. They have […]

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U.S. offer to remove Sudan from terror list hinges on referendum

U.S. offer to remove Sudan from terror list hinges on referendum

WASHINGTON – The United States has offered to remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism early to keep a January referendum that may partition the country on track, officials said Sunday. President Barack Obama’s offer, which would not affect US sanctions against Khartoum related to the war-torn western region of Darfur, was […]