The Washington Times

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 07:38
The Defense Department has implored Baghdad to begin investigations into claims by human rights group Amnesty International of extrajudicial killings by members of the Iraqi Federal Police outside of Mosul.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 07:29
The U.S. spent more than $160 billion to rebuild war-wrecked Iraq and Afghanistan, but there appears to be little appetite in Washington to fund a third big reconstruction era for Iraq’s ongoing second war.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 07:21
In June the White House and Pentagon were touting the recent success of Libyan militias closing in on the Islamic State-held city of Sirte, with little to no support from U.S. forces on the ground. Five months later that Libyan offensive has stalled amid heavy urban fighting with Washington finding itself being dragged further into the conflict.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:19
President Juan Manuel Santos told Colombians on Friday that “everything is on the table” in efforts to revive a peace pact that voters narrowly defeated Oct. 2 and said a revised accord could be reached “in a matter of days.”
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 07:02
Turkish-trained militiamen have begun operations northwest of the Islamic State-held Iraqi city of Mosul, as Baghdad and Ankara reportedly inch closer to a deal allowing a larger role for Turkish forces in the fight.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:24
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will be walking into diplomatic buzz saw Thursday when he arrives in Turkey a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a blistering critique of the U.S.-backed campaign to oust the Islamic State group from neighboring Iraq and demanded a bigger role for Turkish military forces.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:16
Worried about increasingly close U.S.-India defense ties, Pakistan will conduct joint military exercises with Russia and begin buying arms from Moscow for the first time in decades, a key Pakistani lawmaker and aide to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 07:56
Although the GNA forces expect to capture Sirte within the next month, the Misrata fighters say they are bracing for a wider war over who will rule Libya.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 08:16
The head of a secretive U.S.-backed counterterrorism Fusion Center based in the capital says Tunisian government authorities are keeping at least 1,000 people under surveillance in the nation on suspicion that they are clandestine operatives of the Islamic State group.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Kazakhstan’s successful campaign for a seat on the U.N. Security Council is the latest in a string of ambitious diplomatic initiatives pushed by President Nursultan Nazarbayev to raise the former Soviet republic’s international profile — and provide a buffer against the advances of Russia to the north and China to the East.

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