Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:53
The U.S. drone strike that killed the Taliban’s top leader as he traveled through Pakistan reflects just how much the U.S. is willing to disregard an ally it increasingly sees as an obstacle to securing peace in Afghanistan.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 06:36
The U.K. should consider suspending arms sales to Saudi Arabia pending an investigation into whether the kingdom has breached international humanitarian law in the conflict in Yemen, a panel of British lawmakers said.
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 06:36
War can break out “at any moment” in the Caucasus flashpoint of Nagorno-Karabakh and there’s little prospect of talks to resolve the conflict, the president of Armenia said.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 05:09
Brazil’s biggest political party has left the governing coalition, delivering a major blow to President Dilma Rousseff just weeks before she faces an impeachment vote in Congress.
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 06:50
The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State last month dropped the most bombs in its 16-month campaign in Iraq and Syria, according to new Air Force data. The 3,271 munitions used in November were almost double the 1,683 in June, the low point of this year.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:26
A proposed $1.29 billion sale of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia includes as many as 13,000 smart bombs and spare parts made by Boeing Co. and Raytheon Co., according to officials.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 05:45
The Pentagon is notifying Congress of a planned sale to Saudi Arabia of as many as four Littoral Combat Ships for $11.25 billion, according to a U.S. official, as the U.S. works to bolster defenses of its Gulf allies after the nuclear deal with Iran.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 06:56
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari ordered an investigation into the armed forces’ procurement of military hardware and munitions since 2007, the latest move in his anti-corruption drive.
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 06:19
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto last week was cleared of wrongdoing in a six-month investigation of whether his government improperly awarded construction contracts, a development that should have been good news.Yet because the probe was led by an auditor who Pena Nieto appointed, and who reports to him, it did little to quiet critics or quell concern about favoritism to preferred business partners by his administration.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 06:46
Is Guatemala’s presidential race a blowout or headed toward a runoff? Just over three weeks before the Sept. 6 election, nobody knows.