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Phil Stewart

Phil Stewart

    Complex Isis bureaucracy includes department of 'War Spoils'
    Complex Isis bureaucracy includes department of 'War Spoils'
    Islamic State has set up departments to handle "war spoils," including slaves, and the exploitation of natural resources such as oil, creating the...
    FBI identifies US navy yard gunman
    FBI identifies US navy yard gunman
    The FBI has identified the dead suspect as US military veteran Aaron Alexis (34) of Fort Worth, Texas, a navy contractor who had two gun-related...
    Washington navy yard shooting leaves several dead
    Washington navy yard shooting leaves several dead
    At least 12 people were killed in a shooting on Monday at a US navy yard in Washington, where one suspected gunman was among the dead and...
    US plans defences in Guam after N Korea's nuke threats
    US plans defences in Guam after N Korea's nuke threats
    Hours after the announcement, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said North Korea moved what appeared to be a mid-range Musudan missile to its...
    N Korea readies missiles after US stealth bombers fly over South
    N Korea readies missiles after US stealth bombers fly over South
    This, after the United States flew two nuclear-capable stealth bombers over the Korean peninsula in a rare show of force.
    US officer says Nato attack on Pakistan was not intentional
    US officer says Nato attack on Pakistan was not intentional
    The top US military officer on Wednesday denied allegations by a senior army official in Islamabad that a Nato attack that killed 24 Pakistani...
    New York on edge as 9/11 threat deemed 'credible'
    New York on edge as 9/11 threat deemed 'credible'
    New York police amassed a display of force on Friday including checkpoints that snarled traffic in response to intelligence about a car or truck...
    Letters to the Editor: February 4
    Letters to the Editor: February 4
    M&G readers share their thoughts on various reports in our newspaper.
    US demands immediate end to Egypt's emergency law
    US demands immediate end to Egypt's emergency law
    The United States on Tuesday set out four steps Cairo must take to end Egypt's crisis, telling its ally to stop harassing protesters and immediately repeal an emergency law allowing detention without charge....
    Rumsfeld warns on effort to prosecute Bush abroad
    Rumsfeld warns on effort to prosecute Bush abroad
    Donald Rumsfeld, US defence secretary under George Bush, warned on Tuesday that attempts to prosecute the ex-president abroad for alleged torture...
    Gates: China's military advances challenge US power
    Gates: China's military advances challenge US power
    A United States military presence in the Pacific is essential to restrain Chinese assertiveness, Washington's defence chief said on Friday,...
    US again urges North Korea to meet its obligations
    US again urges North Korea to meet its obligations
    US Defence Secretary Robert Gates on Friday held out the possibility of a resumption of six-party talks if North Korea ceases provocations and...