David Cloud

Los Angeles Times

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National security correspondent for the Los Angeles Times; former military correspondent for the New York Times

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US and Cuban diplomats are meeting today with the focus on reopening embassies closed since 1961.

US, Cuba Meet for Second Round of Diplomatic Talks

US and Cuban diplomats are meeting today with the focus on reopening embassies closed since 1961.

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In the Rose Garden today, President Obama said General Stanley McChrystal was a good soldier who was always courteous to his commander in chief.  But, McChrystal's command in…

New Leadership, but the Same Strategy in Afghanistan

In the Rose Garden today, President Obama said General Stanley McChrystal was a good soldier who was always courteous to his commander in chief.  But, McChrystal's command in…

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General McChrystal is  out as commander in Afghanistan , replaced by General David Petraeus, one of America's best-known military leaders.

General McChrystal Is Relieved of Command

General McChrystal is out as commander in Afghanistan , replaced by General David Petraeus, one of America's best-known military leaders.

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