Aerospace and Defense Summit 2009

As President Obama sends more troops to Afghanistan, and the Pentagon is expected to increase orders of armored trucks, helicopters, ammunition and other weaponry, Reuters journalists are talking to some of the biggest names in the aerospace and defense industries.

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U.S. military failed in rescue attempt for journalist Foley

BAGHDAD/EDGARTOWN Mass. - The U.S. military earlier this summer carried out an attempt to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held in Syria, a U.S. official said on Wednesday, in an operation that the Pentagon said ultimately failed to find the captives.