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Checkpoint Washington: November 7, 2010 - November 13, 2010

Pentagon investigates leak on gays in military

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has ordered an investigation to identify sources who leaked information to The Washington Post about a forthcoming Pentagon report on the potential impact of allowing gays to serve openly in the military. "The Secretary strongly...

By Craig Whitlock  | November 12, 2010; 6:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
 
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EU official rejects Turkey as venue for Iran talks

The European Union's foreign policy chief has accepted Iran's proposal to meet Dec. 5 but has rejected Istanbul as a venue, according to a copy of the letter seen by The Washington Post. The exchange is the latest in a...

By Glenn Kessler  | November 12, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
 
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ISO a small, safe hotel in Kabul

Although downtown Kabul has the four-star Hotel Serena, the U.S. government is looking for something smaller, but still secure -- a boutique hotel for visiting VIPs. A request last week from the Interior Department's National Business Center specified attributes...

By Walter Pincus  | November 10, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Bush rebuffed Israeli request to bomb Syrian reactor

In his new memoir, "Decision Points," former president George W. Bush reveals new details about the Israeli attack on a Syrian nuclear reactor and the quest to end Iran's nuclear program -- revelations that suggest military action against Iran's program is still possible.

By Glenn Kessler  | November 9, 2010; 5:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
 
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Hearing begins in Stryker 'kill team' case

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - A soldier who is charged with leading a conspiracy to randomly target and kill unarmed Afghan civilians made his first appearance in a military courtroom Tuesday, as prosecutors presented details of perhaps the most serious...

By Craig Whitlock  | November 9, 2010; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
 
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Iran proposes talks on Nov. 23 or Dec. 5

Amid a swirl of speculation that talks on Iran's nuclear program will start soon, a senior Iranian official has proposed a date and a venue in a new letter to the European Union's foreign policy chief, an E.U. official said Tuesday.

By Glenn Kessler  | November 9, 2010; 11:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Kerry optimistic on Sudan breakthrough

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) says he is hopeful that a new White House offer he relayed to Sudan's leaders will break the impasse over fulfilling a 2005 peace accord that is in danger of fraying. Kerry, the chairman of the...

By Mary Beth Sheridan  | November 8, 2010; 5:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
 
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