The Washington Post
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.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 06:41
Bahrain, the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom that hosts the U.S. 5th Fleet, used to perceive a need to appear responsive to U.S. concerns about its atrocious human rights record. But as Mr. Obama backed away from his support for democratic change in the Middle East, so did Bahrain.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 06:38
The Pentagon has secretly expanded its global network of drone bases to North Africa, deploying unmanned aircraft and U.S. military personnel to a facility in Tunisia to conduct spy missions in neighboring Libya.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:30
It may be a forgotten atrocity in a forgotten war, but now, 5½ years later, the burning of the village of Tarmetla, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, by Indian security forces is finally getting some of the recognition it deserves.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 06:57
Neither approved nor rejected, the plan was left in a state of ambiguity that U.S. officials said reflects growing administration skepticism about escalating a covert CIA program that has trained and armed thousands of Syrian fighters over the past three years.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 06:54
Iraq’s prime minister on Saturday rejected the possibility of Turkish involvement in the current campaign to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State, just a day after Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced that he had reached an “agreement in principle” with Turkish officials that would allow Turkey to participate in the battle.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 07:51
The entry onto the battlefield of the black-clad elite forces — who have trained closely with the U.S. military — marks the beginning of what their commanders say will be a sharp push toward Mosul, the militants’ last major stronghold.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:33
In a sign of the importance of the long-awaited offensive, military leaders are authorized to place U.S. forces advisers with Iraqi army battalions for the first time as they push toward militant lines, exposing U.S. forces to greater risks.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:34
Using the State Department’s request to Congress for a 2017 budget, The Washington Post compiled a comprehensive look at the U.S. foreign assistance budget.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:08
In a sign of tensions with a core Middle Eastern ally, officials issued the blunt warning to Saudi Arabia as the White House begins a top-to-bottom review of military aid for the kingdom, including both a massive, long-standing program of arms sales and more-limited assistance for the extended air war over Yemen.