The Wall Street Journal
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 08:45
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will begin its training effort in Iraq on Sunday, as the alliance looks to step up its efforts to assist in the fight against Islamic State, according to NATO’s secretary-general.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 13:16
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi, White House officials and Egyptian state media said, in the first conversation between the two since Mr. Trump took office.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 07:45
he U.S. military has wiped more than 30,000 names of suspected ghost Afghan soldiers from its payroll, as part of a widening corruption crackdown that a top American general estimates will save the U.S. millions of dollars each month.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 07:18
Ukraine is ramping up its defense industry at a Soviet-era tank factory here near Europe’s deadly front line with Russia, as officials wonder what the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump will mean for their country.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:20
That practice has fueled resentment among the local Arab population and risks breathing new life into the insurgency just as a U.S.-backed government offensive pushes into Mosul, the Sunni extremist group’s last major stronghold in Iraq.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 08:14
The president-elect has questioned whether the U.S. should be committed to the defense of countries that fail to spend enough on their militaries. He has suggested a softer stance against Russia and urged the 28 NATO allies to focus more on fighting terrorism.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 08:20
Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s efforts to undermine Turkey’s judiciary, media and other independent institutions were well under way long before July’s failed military coup gave him a pretext to quicken his pace. Now the President appears to be targeting parliamentary democracy.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 07:42
Eight Turkish political prisoners were attacked by guards, some of them beaten unconscious, within hours of their transfer to a facility in Izmir on Aug. 4, the men wrote days later in a letter that rights groups say illustrates a new wave of abuse in Turkey’s crowded jails.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 08:49
Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili resigned from his post as governor of the Ukrainian region of Odessa on Monday, accusing the country’s leadership of unbridled corruption despite promises of government overhaul.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 07:48
Belgian police abused verbally and physically several terror suspects who were later released without charges, according to a report by an international human rights watchdog published Friday.