Osama Bin Ladens spokesman and son-in-law captured in Jordan in very significant victory, U.S officials say

Osama Bin Laden’s spokesman and son-in-law captured in Jordan in ‘very significant victory’, U.S officials say Al Qaeda spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith has been captured in JordanThe CIA and FBI caught him in the last week reportedly on his way to KuwaitHe reportedly took part in orchestrating the September 11 attacks By Olivia Williams PUBLISHED: 16:39 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:00 GMT, 7 March 2013 Osama bin Laden's spokesman and son-in-law has been captured by U.S. intelligence officials in Jordan

New global meltdown fear as 56 billion US cuts kick in

New global meltdown fear as 56 billion US cuts kick in Multi-billion-dollar spending cuts will particularly hit the US military Pentagon will absorb half of the cost of cuts required before SeptemberInternational Monetary Fund warns the measures could spark a new global economic crisis By Sharon Churcher PUBLISHED: 01:47 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:47 GMT, 3 March 2013 Barack Obama yesterday set in motion a multi-billion-dollar spending cuts programme that will particularly hit the US military after failing to reach a compromise with his Republican opponents. The cuts – described by the US President as ‘dumb’ – are designed to whittle away America’s $16.6 trillion debt. However, the International Monetary Fund has warned the measures could spark a new global economic crisis

US may have accidentally helped to start Falklands war by encouraging Argentinians to invade island, admits ex-CIA chief

US may have accidentally helped to start Falklands war by encouraging Argentinians to invade islands, admits ex-CIA chiefCIA boss William Casey voiced concerns over Argentina's confidence in US Washington admitted they might have inadvertently encouraged Argentina | UPDATED: 00:00 GMT, 30 December 2012 The Americans admitted they may have inadvertently encouraged the Argentinians to invade the Falkland Islands, it emerged last night. The former head of the CIA privately confessed that Argentina may wrongly have believed its support for US covert operations in Central America would mean Washington's 'acquiescence' for the 1982 invasion