The Washington Post

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.).
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 06:29
Escalating violence in South Sudan is casting a light on Israel’s murky involvement in that conflict and raising questions about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new strategy of strengthening ties with African countries.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:53
Challenges for peace remain, not least in the form of an Oct. 2 vote, when Colombians will decide whether to accept the peace deal. Yet long-term stability in the country will depend on a variety of players.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:30
The Obama administration has told Russia that it is at the end of its patience in trying to arrange a cease-fire in Syria, along with proposed joint U.S.-Russia counterterrorism operations, and that it expects a decision from Moscow in the next several days.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 07:10
Concerns and speculations that President Islam Karimov's death might create instability within this landlocked, predominantly Sunni Muslim country in Central Asia — and create a power vacuum in the region — may be unfounded.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 06:28
Israel has largely remained on the sidelines of the war in neighboring Syria, but has carried out similar reprisals on Syrian positions when errant fire has previously landed in Israeli-controlled territory.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 06:28
In the nation with more internal refugees than any other, you won’t find the uprooted and the dispossessed huddled in tent camps or fleeing in long caravans. Colombia’s war doesn’t look like that, at least not anymore. The United Nations counts about 7 million “internally displaced people” here, more than in Syria, Iraq or any other war zone.