The Washington Post
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:22
While the recent peace agreement in Colombia does not promise the kind of sweeping economic and political change that has long been at the core of FARC revolutionary doctrine, the group says it will fight for those ideals at the ballot box.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 07:26
After a series of Saudi-led airstrikes that reportedly killed and wounded civilians in Yemen, members of both the House and the Senate have introduced legislation to block a $1.15 billion arms sale that would supply the longtime American ally with a fresh contingent of tanks.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 07:56
The White House says the two countries agreed to cooperate more aggressively in the U.N. Security Council and “in law enforcement channels” on the North Korea issue. They also discussed economic ties between the U.S. and China.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 07:33
Leaders in the Israeli defense establishment said the deal should have ushered in a new era of cooperation, but did not. They said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in his mutual antagonism with Obama, blew it.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:41
Saudi Arabia accused Iran of supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen and urged the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on Tehran for violating an arms embargo.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:38
Heavily armed militants attacked a mountainous Indian army base near the de facto border with Pakistan on Sunday and killed 17 soldiers in the deadliest attack in Kashmir in more than a decade.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:13
Saudi Arabia appears to be using U.S.-supplied white phosphorous munitions in its war in Yemen, based on images and videos posted to social media, raising concerns among human rights groups that the highly incendiary material could be used against civilians.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:09
After 16 years and $10 billion, the once-controversial U.S. security aid package to Colombia is celebrated today by many Republicans and Democrats in Congress as one of the top U.S. foreign policy achievements of the 21st century.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 08:13
A basic precept of international law is that sovereign nations, or their government officials, should not be liable for official actions in the civil courts of other sovereign nations. And it makes practical sense because the international deeds and misdeeds of governments are more equitably dealt with through state-to-state negotiations than by hauling one country’s officials in front of the judges and juries of another.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 07:01
After long and arduous negotiations, Israel and the Obama administration have agreed on a landmark military aid package that would increase U.S. aid to Israel over the next 10 years. But the White House is reluctant to sign the deal because officials are upset one leading lawmaker won’t go along: Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.).