The Washington Post

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 07:08
More than $600,000 worth of night vision devices, ruined batteries and expired medical kits that was supposed to go to Yemeni security forces more than seven years ago has been found in a Virginia warehouse, according to a report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 07:25
The Obama administration expects the Iran nuclear deal announced Tuesday to usher in an era of enhanced security in the Middle East. But some Arab nations are worried that it may do the opposite: allow Iran to fund proxy wars and extend its regional influence.
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 06:29
Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the world’s most famous drug lord, escaped from a ­maximum-security prison in Mexico for the second time in his drug-running career, a spectacular breach of security that set off a wide-ranging manhunt early Sunday.
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 06:59
A key leader of the Islamic State and another top commander were killed in recent U.S drone strikes in eastern ­Afghanistan, according to intelligence officials here, the latest sign that the radical Islamist group is considered a growing threat in the country.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 06:21
U.N. and African Union peacekeeping forces in East Africa have repeatedly allowed their weapons to fall into the hands of armed groups responsible for much of the region’s violence, according to a report by a Geneva-based research group.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 06:45
The Obama administration will not move immediately to place an ambassador in Cuba but will name Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the career diplomat who has headed its diplomatic mission in Havana since last summer, as charge d’affaires, the State Department said Monday.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 06:34
After coming under fire, Mexican navy personnel in a Black Hawk helicopter shot back and killed six people near the U.S. border, authorities said Monday.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 06:27
The French military has taken a leading role in the fight against militants in Africa, and will be aided soon by more intelligence sharing with the United States, Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter said Monday.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:32
The U.S. military will send its first class of trained Syrian fighters back into Syria in the next several weeks, in what promises to be a key test for the Obama administration’s effort to stand up an effective local force to combat the Islamic State, Pentagon officials said.
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 06:52
The United Nations said Wednesday that it is slashing food aid for Syrians because of funding shortfalls that are already deepening the suffering of millions of refugees from their country’s protracted civil war