The Hill

Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:34
An agreement to increase the number of visas for Afghan interpreters fell apart in the Senate on Thursday. Lawmakers tried to include in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) a deal to increase the number of visas for Afghans who served as interpreters to U.S. officials and increase Guantánamo Bay restrictions.
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 06:30
A U.S. Treasury official on Thursday said donors located in the Gulf remain an important source of revenue for Al Qaeda, but that the U.S. and regional allies were "making strides" in cutting off that financing.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:40
The top U.S. military commander in Latin America said he and his regional counterparts are growing more concerned about radical Islamic extremists using the region as a pathway into the U.S.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:19
U.S. Special Forces in Syria may be working with female Kurdish fighters in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Recently published photos of U.S. special operations forces in Syria, taken by an Agence France Press photographer, showed one of the U.S. soldiers wearing a "YPJ" patch — which stands for Yekîneyên Parastina Jin, or the Kurdish Women’s Defense Units.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:19
A bipartisan group of Senate Armed Services Committee members is urging President Obama to announce a decision on U.S. troops levels in Afghanistan prior to NATO conferences this summer. “A timely decision on U.S. force levels is necessary so that our allies and partners can generate forces and make appropriate pledges for the Resolute Support Mission beginning in January 2017,” they wrote in a letter to Obama on Thursday.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:24
Amid three major terrorist attacks on Tunisia in 14 months, the United States in 2016 has tripled its military and security aid to the country. But it is essential to complement security aid with consistent, patient and smart help that supports Tunisian reformers — both in the government and civil society — who are working to build the political, social and economic inclusiveness that is the only basis for long-term stability.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 06:16
The total U.S. cost of the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is $7.2 billion as of April 15, according to a new Pentagon estimate.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:16
Three Afghan citizens have been arrested in connection with an apparent insider attack that left two NATO soldiers dead and a third injured over the weekend.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 06:24
Dozens of House Democrats are pressing the Obama administration to make sure an international human rights panel is “actively involved” in the investigation of the murder of an environmental and indigenous rights activist in Honduras.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 06:06
Two Democratic senators are pushing the White House for details on U.S. train-and-equip programs in Syria after reports that U.S-backed groups are fighting each other.