Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Secretary of Defense William Cohen announced Tuesday they will co-chair a task force to develop guidelines to help future U.S. governments deal with genocide.
The Pentagon is criticizing an article by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh that says the United States has been carrying out reconnaissance missions in Iran to identify nuclear, chemical and missile sites for possible airstrikes as soon as this summer.
Former Defense Secretary William Cohen on Tuesday defended President Clinton's use of the military to protect national security interests, returning to a sharp GOP-led criticism of Clinton at a time when he was embroiled in the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
The top military and diplomatic leaders of the Clinton and Bush administrations were grilled Tuesday by members of the commission investigating the government's antiterror policies before the attacks of September 11, 2001 brought unprecedented destruction and death to the American homeland.
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and William Cohen, his predecessor under the Clinton administration, are among those scheduled to testify Tuesday before an independent commission investigating the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
A former member of British Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labour government -- who resigned over the Iraq war -- says "the game is up" and Blair's government should admit it went to war over "wildly wrong" intelligence.