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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, but the Obama...
    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, a senior intelligence...
    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 political and...
    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 in a move aimed at...
    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 have 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...
    Obama more bartender than mediator at beer summit
    Obama more bartender than mediator at beer summit
    United States President Barack Obama played bartender-in-chief on Thursday at a "beer summit" of the main players in a racially charged case that...
    Obama wants alliance with Afghan, Pakistani leader
    Obama wants alliance with Afghan, Pakistani leader
    US President Barack Obama will urge the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan to put aside a history of mistrust and join Washington in an alliance...
    US: Russia military actions a 'dangerous game'
    US: Russia military actions a 'dangerous game'
    United States 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 humorist Art Buchwald, who chronicled nightlife in postwar Paris, took aim at Washington's powerful, and merrily cheated...
    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.