Washington Post

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 06:47
The U.N. Security Council voted Friday to strengthen its peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where an outbreak of violence has sparked concerns about a resumption of civil war.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama announced Friday that he will send a battalion of about 1,000 Army soldiers to Poland as part of a new NATO mission, an effort to deter any aggression by Moscow at Russia’s borders with Poland and the Baltic countries.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Brazil is revising its security for next month’s Summer Olympic Games in the wake of the attack in Nice, France, that killed 84 people, officials said as they carried out the latest in a series of counterterrorism exercises.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Trump campaign worked behind the scenes last week to make sure the new Republican platform won’t call for giving weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian and rebel forces, contradicting the view of almost all Republican foreign policy leaders in Washington.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Guzmán has been held in solitary confinement since early May, when he was transferred from a prison outside Mexico City to the federal lockup in Ciudad Juárez along the border with Texas. He lives in an air-conditioned, 80-square-foot cell that has a bed and a toilet and which is inside a new high-security wing that contains about 30 cells.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:52
Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Thursday that a number of details about the Pentagon’s newly adjusted mission in Afghanistan through the end of the Obama administration remain unclear, including how many U.S. counterterrorism troops will be deployed and how operations will be funded.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:26
With the peace deal nearly done and a formal cease-fire in place, a final struggle is underway between President Santos and ex-President Uribe — and the powerful forces in Colombian society they represent.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 06:43
When unidentified aircraft were speeding toward northern Estonia one recent day, British fighter jets stationed nearby scrambled to intercept them. Screaming across the country, they quickly identified the targets: two Russian fighters and a spy plane. It was just the latest confrontation between the West and Russia in a region that has fast become a tripwire for conflict between nuclear superpowers.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:24
The three suicide bombers who attacked Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport have been identified as nationals from Russia, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, a senior Turkish official said Thursday.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:14
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that an upcoming “landmark summit” will enhance the alliance’s defensive and deterrent presence in Poland and in the region, but decisions as to the number still haven’t been finalized. He said that several battalions will be placed in Poland, the Baltic States and elsewhere in the region that will raise NATO presence in troops, equipment, prepositioning and infrastructure. The U.S. will be adding an armored brigade.

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