Turkey's leaders have called Israel the "West's spoiled child," and the "bully" of the eastern Mediterranean. Yet in September it also quietly signed off on hosting a U.S. radar installation that will share data with Israel.
The recent rocky path between the U.S. and Pakistan has many in Congress reevaluating the billions of dollars in aid it sends the country. Appropriations bills from both the House and Senate propose limits to economic and military assistance, but withholding aid may not bring the desired results.
Anwar al-Awlaki may have been one of the most wanted men in the world, but he hadn't been convicted of a crime in American or international courts. Civil liberties groups are arguing the Obama administration may have gone too far by killing Awlaki far away from the battlefield.
The American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed in Yemen. Awlaki has been linked to several terrorist plots targeting the United States. According to reports, he was struck by a missile fired from a drone while traveling in a convoy. Michele Norris talks to NPR's Dina Temple-Raston for more.
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