The Hill

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 06:20
Terrorism in West Africa is evolving into a more regional phenomenon. In order to hold back wider destabilization, international partners would be wise to emphasize regional cooperation in response.
Monday, February 1, 2016 - 06:29
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has lost about 40 percent of the territory it once held in Iraq, but only about "five percent" of the territory it once held in Syria, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman Col. Steve Warren said Friday.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 06:37
The U.S. strategy against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is completely overlooking al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, and may be strengthening the affiliate, according to a new report.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 07:04
Afghan National Security Forces had "mixed results" in their first year fighting the Taliban on their own, a U.S. brigadier general said Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 06:55
The killing of two Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) hackers is raising new questions about whether the Pentagon is targeting the group's tech-savvy members.
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 06:45
Marine Gen. John Kelly, a four-star general who served three Iraq War tours, said Friday he believes U.S. troops should be allowed to advise Iraqi forces in the field as they fight the Islamic State.
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 08:59
As the president and presidential candidates struggle to articulate their plans for keeping America safe — or at least for making Americans feel safe — one article of faith unites them: The United States must build the capacity of partner countries to fight terrorism in their own lands.
Friday, January 8, 2016 - 06:40
The Pentagon said Thursday that U.S. troops were in a combat "situation" — but not a combat role — in Afghanistan, despite a team of Green Berets getting pinned down in a firefight this week that resulted in one being killed and two injured.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:25
The violence in Burundi was precipitated by President Pierre Nkurunziza's unconstitutional bid for a third term. Also at risk for Burundi is a multimillion-dollar security partnership in which the United States supports the Burundian military, providing nearly a quarter of the troops in the multilateral fight against al Shabaab and al-Qaeda in Somalia.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:56
U.S. support both bolsters an emerging Ukrainian democracy and demonstrates a willingness to assist vulnerable allies. This is an opportunity for the U.S. to exercise leadership in a region of strategic and historic importance.