The White House on Tuesday denied a report that the Obama administration has decided to slash the number of US troops in Iraq to 3,000 at the end of the year.
Cheney and former president George W. Bush had said invading Iraq and removing Saddam was imperative after Sept 11.
A US aid shipment arrived on Saturday in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) with around 90 tons of emergency supplies for the flood-hit nation
Authorities say there is no specific or credible terrorist threat,but they have stepped up security across America as a precaution.
A Pakistani-born man living in northern Virginia was charged with trying to help a militant group in his home country, Lashkar-e-Taiba, and making false statements to authorities.
Among the first waves of rebels to storm Tripoli this week was a small team whose members carried smartphones along with their weapons. Under a well-rehearsed plan, they blasted Arabic text messages that would appear on tens of thousands of cell phones throughout the city.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that Washington was "deeply disappointed" by Iran's sentence of the two hikers.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Sunday she was "deeply disappointed" over the eight-year prison sentence given to two US citizens who have said they had strayed unwittingly into Iran.
The Obama administration imposed fresh sanctions on Syria's government, freezing assets in the United States as well as banning petroleum products of Syrian origin.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that the country is taking a "smart power" approach to dealing with Libya and Syria.
The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States launched on Tuesday an annual joint military exercise aimed at enhancing their interoperability in defense.
US media on Monday quoted defense officials as saying the Libyan government forces have fired the first Scud missile in its conflict with rebel forces.