A policeman signals Thursday that a road in central London is closed after a suspect vehicle was abandoned near Downing Street. A terrorist plot to launch Mumbai-style attacks on Britain and other European countries has been intercepted by intelligence agencies.
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Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Carroll, with the 101st Airborne Division, patrols in the Arghandab River valley outside Kandahar, Afghanistan, this week. Debate in Washington is growing over the scope and duration of continued U.S. military operations in Afghanistan.
Emma and Christopher Winfield at their home in Cape Coral, Fla., on Sept. 3. Their son, U.S. Army Spc. Adam Winfield, is accused of murdering civilians during his deployment to Afghanistan, a charge he and his family firmly refute.
Soldiers monitor computer screens inside the U.S. Central Command's mobile headquarters, in this U.S. military photo from 2002. A major concern regarding cyber warfare is the difficulty in distinguishing military targets from civilian targets.
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The audience at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts voted 55 percent against the motion "Treat Terrorists Like Enemy Combatants, Not Criminals" after the Sept. 14 debate.