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With the war in Iraq over, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen says Iraqis can establish a democratic government.

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Robert Gates interviewupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 18:10:00

CNN's John King interviews Defense Secretary Robert Gates.

U.S. must win Afghan hearts and minds, commander saysupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 18:10:00

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan wants more troops and a new strategy -- but most importantly, he wants to win the battle for the hearts and the minds of the people in the war-torn country.

Witness: 'There was blood everywhere'updated: Wed Jun 10 2009 21:29:00

All 19-year-old Maria Hernandez wanted to do was escort her grandparents, visiting from Puerto Rico, through a museum whose displays had so impressed her during her previous visit.

'Panic' inside Holocaust museumupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 21:29:00

Eyewitnesses describe panic and fear as a gunman opens fire inside the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Surge or splurge in Iraq?updated: Wed Mar 19 2008 14:35:00

On the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq, with nearly 4,000 American lives lost, is Iraq really on a path to peace?

Ex-Cabinet officials to co-chair task force to prevent genocideupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 16:20:00

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.

Petreaus, Pentagon reaxupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 23:19:00

A close look at testimony from Gen. David Petreaus and Amb. Ryan Crocker. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Iraq war testimony favorable to Republicans, analysts sayupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 23:19:00

Monday's testimony from the top U.S. general in Iraq and the ambassador to Iraq may give Republicans the boost they need to stand strong behind President Bush's policies, analysts said.

Fortune: When a Director Dashesupdated: Mon Feb 27 2006 13:51:00

Warren Buffett's Feb. 14 announcement that he was leaving Coca-Cola's board after 17 years was one of several high-profile departures so far this year. Here's the skinny on some others.

'High risk' of WMD attack in decadeupdated: Tue Jun 21 2005 22:31:00

The chance of an attack with a weapon of mass destruction somewhere in the world in the next 10 years runs as high as 70 percent, arms experts have predicted in a U.S. survey.

Pentagon blasts article alleging reconnaissance missions in Iranupdated: Mon Jan 17 2005 15:47:00

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.

Fifteen years after the fallupdated: Tue Nov 09 2004 16:22:00

It is the enduring symbol of the fall of communism.

Cohen criticizes 'wag the dog' characterization updated: Tue Mar 23 2004 17:45:00

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.

Bush, Clinton figures defend terrorism policiesupdated: Tue Mar 23 2004 07:19:00

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.

9/11 panel holds public hearing Tuesday updated: Mon Mar 22 2004 18:56:00

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.

Sources: White House open to many options on WMD probeupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 12:54:00

Amid calls for an independent probe into prewar intelligence failures, Vice President Dick Cheney has called key lawmakers to say the administration is open to a range of options, sources tell CNN.

Blair blasted on Iraq intelligenceupdated: Fri Jan 30 2004 11:13:00

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.

Fortune: Uncle Sam Wants Spare Parts THE ONE THING EVERYONE IN CONGRESS AGREES ONupdated: Mon Apr 26 1999 00:01:00

Even as Belgrade burns, peace has broken out in the most unlikely place: Washington. For a generation, politicians have fought bitterly over defense spending. The debate was stark-- Republicans wan...

Fortune: SHIPBUILDERS STRUGGLE TO STAY AFLOATupdated: Mon Sep 04 1995 00:01:00

A sea change is ready to sweep through the sleepy streets of Bath, Maine, a shipbuilding town for more than three centuries. The 111-year-old Bath Iron Works shipyard, or BIW, now owned by Prudenti...

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