Panetta: Reconciliation Must Be Afghan Led

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters Wednesday that Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s recent statement indicating three-way talks between the Taliban, the U.S. and Afghanistan shows that his country is taking a lead role in reintegrating Taliban forces into Afghan society.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 3, 2015

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The U.N. Security Council establishes a sanctions regime for South Sudan and a Cambodian court indicts two Khmer Rouge members for crimes against humanity.

White House Responds To Hillary Clinton Email Controversy

The White House defended the potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate.

House Passes Clean DHS Funding Bill

The House passed a “clean” DHS funding bill, Tuesday afternoon, funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year and ending the dispute over previously attached immigration amendments.

Netanyahu Addresses Congress On Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Center) just before his address to the U.S. Congress, March 3, 2015. (Photo by James Cullum)

By Mary Jarvis (TRNS)- Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the U.S. Congress that a nuclear Iran is a threat […]

Pelosi: Netanyahu Speech “Insulting To The Intelligence” Of The U.S.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

“I was near tears throughout the Prime Minister’s speech,” Pelosi said.

Petraeus Makes Guilty Plea Deal For Giving Classified Data To Mistress

Petraeus gave classified information to his mistress and biographer, Paula Broadwell, while he was director of the CIA.