The Washington Post

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 06:14
President Obama’s envoy to the coalition fighting the Islamic State, said the U.S.-led military campaign is starting to see results, but “We have a long ways to go, given the enormous complexity of this challenge.”
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 07:19
The Obama administration is struggling to find the right mix of military and diplomatic moves to stop the Islamic State in Libya, where the extremist group has taken advantage of the political chaos in the country to gain a foothold with worrying implications for the U.S. and Europe — particularly Italy, just 300 miles away.
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 06:33
U.S.-backed Kurdish and Arab forces have seized significant amounts of territory from the extremist group in the parts of Iraq and Syria where it declared a caliphate in 2014.
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 05:02
President Rafael Correa says he has fired Ecuador’s military high command for refusing to pay back to the state $41 million from an overvalued land deal.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:53
Investigators have discovered a string of new cases in which U.N. peacekeepers allegedly sexually abused or exploited women and girls in the Central African Republic, widening a scandal that has sent shock waves through the United Nations and threatens to undermine one of its most crucial missions.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:33
The commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan has presented military leaders with recommendations that, if approved, would further expand the U.S. military role in helping local forces confront the Taliban and other militants.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 05:50
The U.S. government will continue its controversial deportation raids targeting Central American immigrants even as the number of new illegal migrants has fallen dramatically, Department of Homeland Security officials say.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 06:56
Today, Colombia is on the verge of signing a historic peace deal with leftist guerrillas that will end a half-century of internal war. Despite the falling price of oil, its biggest export, the Colombian economy is one of the most robust in Latin America, and the country is a prime destination for U.S. and global investors.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 06:38
In a blow to hopes that Ukraine will be able to overcome a decades-long struggle with corruption and mismanagement, the country’s Western-trained economy minister resigned Wednesday, saying he had been unable to beat back corruption.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 06:05
With the fight against the Islamic State in its second year, American forces and their peshmerga counterparts have become deeply entwined.