The Washington Post
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:41
U.S. forces are using white phosphorus munitions in their fight against the Islamic State based on pictures and videos posted online by the Pentagon, but it is unclear exactly how the controversial armament is being employed.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:34
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of the country's main guerrilla group signed a historic peace accord Monday, in a ceremony meant to promote their agreement to end the country’s 52-year armed conflict.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:04
A top South Sudanese opposition leader called Saturday for armed resistance to the government in Juba — a stance that suggests the troubled Central African nation could face a renewed civil war in the near future.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 07:39
President Obama will leave office having failed to use the tools at his disposal to make significant progress on getting child soldiers off the battlefield. That’s the consensus among human rights groups who point to the fact that for six consecutive years, the Obama administration has subverted U.S. law requiring the president to sanction foreign governments that force children to fight.
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.