Politics and Security

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:36
Afghanistan's parliament has voted to sack the foreign minister and two other Cabinet members. The dismissals come as Afghanistan is mired in an economic crisis and widening Taliban insurgency.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 07:40
In the likely event of a Hillary Clinton win, her administration will no longer be able to count on New Delhi displaying what is known as strategic restraint; Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dramatically altered the traditional Pakistan doctrine with several high-risk firsts.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:01
Tom Engelhardt presents a brief analysis of a few recent examples of what he dubs "American-style war and peace".
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:51
Islamabad tells its military embeds that it is fighting terrorists backed by Indian, Afghan, Israeli and American agents. However, the truth is far more interesting.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:23
A Taliban suicide bomber and six gunmen attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday as lawmakers met to consider a new defense minister, and another district in the volatile north fell to the militants as they intensified a summer offensive.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 07:13
Over White House objections, the Senate is poised to pass a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 07:34
The House approved a $579 billion Pentagon spending bill for fiscal year 2016.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 05:56
The House defeated a proposal late Wednesday night to prevent the Obama administration from waiving certain restrictions on aid to Pakistan deemed to be in the national security interest.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 13:46

Markup of the Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 05:25
India has offered to buy two intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) aircraft from Raytheon on a government-to-government basis.