Afghans understood the mission against Osama bin Laden to mean a chance to secure their future — a future as murky on that day as it is today. In those post-2001 months and years, they believed in the power of "the foreigners."
Though matters of foreign policy have provided Barack Obama and Mitt Romney equal chances to batter one another, and it could be argued that a large part of the slow U.S. economic recovery is due to foreign troubles, foreign policy doesn't amount to much for voters.
There's at least one clear advantage President Obama has over Mitt Romney: experience being a head of state on the world stage. But does foreign policy experience matter for presidential candidate?
The last two U.S. Secretaries of Defense, Robert Gates and Donald Rumsfeld, are named in a lawsuit saying they turned a blind eye to sexual assaults in the military.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his predecessor Donald Rumsfeld are being accused of turning a blind eye to sexual harassment charges against women in the military, and they are now being sued.
This week, Donald Rumsfeld, secretary of defense for much of the George W. Bush administration, released his memoir, "Known and Unknown." The former Secretary of Defense is known for his phrasing, and we take a listen back to his language and his legacy.