Brave talk cannot hide the risk of Afghanistan being a hub for resurgent al-Qaeda groups
Beijing allows US and Japanese aircraft into its expanded air space, but says it's 'monitoring' them
Forget Skyfall, the real spy chiefs had 'soundbites at the ready' when quizzed in public for first time
1,800 jobs are to go as BAE ends shipbuilding in Portsmouth and cuts Glasgow operations
The American military refuses to reward failure: it's time the British Army followed suit
Military families outraged by a think-tank proposal to reduce profile of repatriation ceremonies
Escape immortalised by Steve McQueen and Richard Attenborough was a disaster, costing 50 lives
US military decision starts a debate here – but some say women are already fighting on the frontline
It had better be short and sweet and not another Afghanistan says military source as new cuts begin
Turkish request to Nato comes as fears grow of Assad using chemical weapons
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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