A contingent of Pakistani troops march during a parade at a military training center in Karachi in 2009. The army is a powerful force in Pakistani political life. U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks reflect the clout wielded by the chief of the military, Gen. Ashfaq Kayani.
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The new urban Walmart in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County, Va., sports a small floor plan with a significant grocery section. It's easy to see from one end to the other.
U.S soldiers inspect a vehicle after it was hit by an explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday. Roadside bombs have been a significant source of hearing impairment for Americans serving in Afghanistan and Iraq.