The Hill

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 07:47
A House Democrat is urging the Obama administration to stop assisting Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen following reports that its forces bombed a school.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:36
The Pentagon has declined to say how many U.S. troops are actually on the ground in Iraq and Syria more than two years after the first deployments to fight the Islamic State. The military only shares the number of full-time troops deployed, known as the "force management level" or FML
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 06:40
Since the 2011 ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak, links between Cairo and Jerusalem have been centered on securing the Sinai Peninsula and on the Gaza Strip. In Sinai, an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) affiliate has waged a five-year insurgency that has killed at least 700 people — primarily Egyptian servicemen and police, but also some Israelis — and bilateral intel-sharing is intimate.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Tuesday that "some hundreds" of U.S. forces — in addition to the 8,400 that President Barack Obama announced would stay in the country last week — will be based outside Afghanistan, but will be ready to quickly deploy into the warzone if needed.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
New authorities given to U.S. troops in Afghanistan to more proactively target the Taliban have already made a difference, but troop caps continue to present problems, the Republican chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Monday after a visit to the country.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 06:56
Secretary of State John Kerry met with Ukrainian leaders in Kiev on Thursday amid growing concerns about a cease-fire agreement between that country and Russian-backed separatists.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 06:53
U.S. policymakers, and international financial institutions (IFIs), including the White House, the State Department, the Justice Department, and the IMF, need to take a fresh look at Moldova, a small but vital country in Eastern Europe. Moldova’s security is deteriorating due to Russia’s truculence, yet internal systemic corruption may be a bigger threat.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:49
Certain provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which recently passed the House and Senate, have mired the legislation in controversy and provoked a veto threat from the White House. But amidst all the partisan rancor, the bills contain at least three solid victories for transparency and accountability of Pentagon-run foreign aid programs, all of which garnered broad bipartisan support.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:27
The number of militant Islamist attacks in Africa has more than quadrupled in just the past six years, according to new research published Monday.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 06:37
Civilian casualties in Afghanistan are at record highs, according to a Pentagon report released Friday that paints a bleak picture of a country where the Taliban continues its resurgence and the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) continues to be uneven.