President Obama sent a letter to President Karzai yesterday that said, in part, "America's role in Afghanistan will be one of a supporting partner." But in presenting the plan to tribal leaders today, Karzai said, "My trust with America is not good. I don't trust them, and they don't trust me." He also said the new agreement should be signed after next year's elections.
A suspected U.S. drone attack in Pakistan has killed at least six people at a seminary, reports the L.A. Times.
Most of the NSA’s controversial mass data collection was authorized by an order that Ronald Reagan issued, reports McClatchy's Ali Watkins.
U.S. Rep. Trey Radel (R.-Fla.) announced late Wednesday that he would take a leave of absence after pleading guilty to cocaine possession. During that time he will undergo treatment and donate his salary to charity.
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