Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 07:23
Lord’s Resistance Army senior commander Dominic Ongwen, who surrendered this month in the Central African Republic, has been taken into custody at The Hague on charges of murder, pillaging and targeted civilian attacks.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 06:59
President Barack Obama told congressional leaders he will propose terms for a measure authorizing U.S. military force against Islamic State, two top Republicans said following a White House meeting today.
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 06:32
The Pentagon will request about $51 billion in war funding for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, a 20 percent reduction from the $64 billion Congress approved this year and the least since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, officials and congressional aides said.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 08:40
U.S. President Barack Obama is counting on Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to pressure Cuba to make democratic reforms, now that the White House has moved toward normalizing relations with the island nation, a White House official said.
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 07:34
The U.S. Congress has sent President Barack Obama legislation setting out tougher sanctions to punish Russia for its intervention in Ukraine, while giving him leeway in applying most of the provisions.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 06:19
The U.S. should make continued aid to Afghanistan contingent on strict financial oversight of government ministries as foreign troops withdraw, according to an American inspector general.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 06:30
Nazar Mohammad gave up opium farming two years ago in a Taliban-dominant river valley in southern Afghanistan to make 10 times less working as a local policeman. Now he regrets the move.
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 12:40
The U.S. military has begun classifying its summaries of the Afghan national security forces’ capabilities, an action which denies the public insight into their readiness as the U.S. withdraws most of its troops by year end, according to a government watchdog.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 10:59
The U.S. Army has been slow to investigate hundreds of millions of dollars in missing weapons systems, vehicles, electronics and communications gear in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon’s inspector general.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 07:23
Japan is set to remove geographical limits on its defense partnership with the U.S. as the countries seek to bolster security cooperation amid China’s military assertiveness.