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U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

Broward County residents Brent Betterly (L) and Brian Church (R) are accused of plotting terrorist acts before the NATO summit in Chicago (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Department)

New Arrests With S. Florida Links In Chicago Terror Plot

Two more suspects are in jail in connection with the alleged terror plot in Chicago during the NATO summit.

CBS4–05/20/2012

Broward County residents Brent Betterly (L) and Brian Church (R) are accused of plotting terrorist acts before the NATO summit in Chicago (Source: Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Lawyers: Terrorism Charges Against Broward Men Trumped Up

Lawyers for three activists with ties to South Florida who traveled to Chicago for a NATO summit and have accused of manufacturing Molotov cocktails in a plot to attack President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters and other targets say the charges against them are trumped up to frighten peaceful protestors.

CBS4–05/20/2012