Can the Trump Administration Help an Israeli Held by Hamas?
The family says it’s not about politics. But might politics help them?
Is a Deal in the Works for Turkish Businessman Implicated in Iran Sanctions Case?
With jury selection scheduled for Monday, Reza Zarrab is MIA.
How Jared Kushner’s Newspaper Became a Favorite Outlet for WikiLeaks Election Hacks
The New York Observer, owned by Trump’s son-in-law, was a friendly outlet for the 2016 Russian hackers.
Navy Is Still Searching For A Plan To Reach A 355-Ship Fleet
It’s been over a year since Trump promised dozens more warships.
Russia Vetoes U.N. Effort to Finger Those Responsible for Syrian Chemical Weapons Attacks
Nikki Haley warns U.S. is prepared to use military to enforce prohibition on Syrian chemical weapons use.
With Trump Focused on North Korea, Beijing Sails Ahead in South China Sea
China is starting to dictate terms in one of the world’s strategic waterways, and the United States is largely missing in action.
Congress Questions Trump’s Exclusive Hold on the Nuclear Football
In an extraordinary hearing, lawmakers plan to review presidential powers to launch a nuclear strike.
In Break From Obama, Trump Embedding More U.S. Forces With Afghan Combat Units
Several years after pulling back, American troops will head outside the wire to battle the Taliban and turn up the air war.
New Allegations Challenge the Environment Record of Top U.N. Official
Environmental group claims Amina J. Mohammed authorized illegal exports of endangered rosewood during her term as Nigeria’s environment minister.
Is the ‘Jihadi Drug’ Moving Out of Syria?
The DEA says Captagon production is shifting back to Europe. Experts are doubtful.
Here Comes the Trump Pentagon — Finally
After months of infighting and Senate holds, top Defense Department posts are slated to move forward.
Why the Fight for Fishkhabour Is So Important for Iraqi Kurds
A month after its independence referendum, Iraqi Kurdistan is seeing its economic future threatened.
White House Taps Pence Associate to Run Foreign Service
Critics fear Trump administration will politicize diplomatic corps with unprecedented pick.
The Private Air Force Preparing U.S. Pilots for the Next War
For years, the U.S. military secretly flew Russian aircraft. Now it needs a cheaper option.
Can the Navy’s Million-Dollar Zombie Game Turn You Into a Supersoldier?
I wanted to see if killing the undead would make me smarter.
Used to Afghanistan, Special Operators Suffer From Lack of Support in Africa
Now they fear restrictions on their mission.
State Department Scraps Sanctions Office
The Trump administration was three weeks late on a Russia sanctions deadline. But it’s killed the office that coordinates them.
U.S. Troops Are on the Ground in Africa, but Diplomacy Is Missing in Action
Nikki Haley’s trip to the continent won’t solve the problem.
Ukraine Expects Trump to Approve Arms Deliveries
Ukrainian lawmakers are optimistic that the White House will give the green light for long-sought weapons.
Tillerson Notches Rare Diplomatic Win With Saudis and Iraq
After decades of tension and years of U.S. prodding, Riyadh and Baghdad are mending fences.