U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates admitted Sunday that preliminary talks with members of the Taliban in an effort the end the war.
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A.J. Rossmiller is a fellow at the National Security Network, a former intelligence officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the author of Still Broken: A Recruit's Inside Account of Intelligence Failures, from Baghdad to the Pentagon.
Jaime Francisco Leyva Merlos, aka "El Bebe" at the federal police headquarters in Mexico City on Wednesday. According to the federal police, Leyva Merlos is a member of a group known as 'Los Caballeros Templarios.' He and seven other alleged members were arrested by federal police on June 21.
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Elizabeth Dickinson is a freelance journalist and former assistant managing editor at Foreign Policy.
The World Egg Throwing Federation says its "eggstatic" now that the English Sports Council has deemed most of its games "legitimate sports." The list includes throw and catch and target throwing. Russian egg roulette did not make the cut.