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David Alexander

David Alexander

    White House rejects claim about Bin Laden raid film
    White House rejects claim about Bin Laden raid film
    Filmmakers producing a film about the US special forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden are getting help from the Pentagon.
    Bin Laden: The micromanager
    Bin Laden: The micromanager
    The compound in Pakistan where US forces killed Osama bin Laden was an active command centre from which he directed al-Qaeda.
    Obama pressured to speak out on China human rights
    Obama pressured to speak out on China human rights
    US President Barack Obama came under increasing pressure on Tuesday to publicly speak out against Beijing's harsh treatment of dissidents.
    Petraeus urges better use of Afghanistan contracting
    Petraeus urges better use of Afghanistan contracting
    The head of Nato forces in Afghanistan urged commanders on Monday to hire more Afghans and steer contracts to local businesses.
    WikiLeaks 'has blood on its hands' over war logs
    WikiLeaks 'has blood on its hands' over war logs
    US officials are worried about what other secret US documents the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks may possess and had tried to contact the group.
    Petraeus calls gunscope inscriptions 'disturbing'
    Petraeus calls gunscope inscriptions 'disturbing'
    US General David Petraeus said on Thursday it was "disturbing" that a manufacturer had embossed biblical citations on rifle scopes sent to Iraq.
    Obama more bartender than mediator at beer summit
    Obama more bartender than mediator at beer summit
    US President Barack Obama played bartender-in-chief on Thursday at a "beer summit" of the main players in a racially charged case.
    Obama wants alliance with Afghan, Pakistani leader
    Obama wants alliance with Afghan, Pakistani leader
    Barack Obama will urge the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan to put aside mistrust and join Washington in an alliance against Islamic extremists.
    US: Russia military actions a 'dangerous game'
    US: Russia military actions a 'dangerous game'
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned Moscow on Monday that it was playing a dangerous game with the US and its Nato allies.
    Humourist Art Buchwald dies at 81
    Humourist Art Buchwald dies at 81
    Pulitzer Prize-winning humourist Art Buchwald, who chronicled nightlife in postwar Paris, took aim at Washington's powerful, and merrily cheated death for months in a hospice, has died at age 81. Buchwald, who had kidney failure, refused dialysis early last year and entered a hospice expecting to die within weeks.
    Young guns put a smile on Wenger's face
    Young guns put a smile on Wenger's face
    Arsene Wenger believes his young Arsenal team is maturing at just the right time after watching them brush Charlton aside 3-0 at Highbury. Goals from Robert Pires, Emmanuel Adebayor and Alexander Hleb kept up the pressure for fourth spot in the Premiership which would guarantee them Champions League football when the club moves to their new Emirates stadium next season.