UNITED STATES GENERALS IGNORED? McCain blasts Obama, claiming politics, not military needs, drove withdrawal of troops from Iraq. PRE-TRIAL HEARING held for Bradley Manning, trooper who leaked thousands of documents to Wikileaks. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WITCH HUNT against Sheriff Joe Arpaio becomes more intense as ICE cuts off access to technology. MEXICO-STYLE ATTACK carried out in Houston
COLOMBIA HOSTAGES EXECUTED in crossfire between FARC and military after failed rescue effort. Four officers held for 12 years died, one escaped.