U.S. Mounts Last-Ditch Effort to Save Syria Talks as Turks Threaten Boycott

Peace negotiations face new hurdle as Syrian opposition groups — and their powerful backers — battle over who should attend the talks.


U.N. Envoy Signals That Riyadh Is Obstructing Syria Peace Talks

Saudi Arabia is sidelining the diplomat charged with ending the brutal Syrian civil war — and complicating the push toward a deal.


Exclusive: The U.N. Knew for Months That Madaya Was Starving

So why did it wait until January to provide humanitarian aid to suffering Syrians?


Inside Kerry’s Leadership Changes for 2016

Kerry plans to name his chief of staff as head of Policy Planning, a move that seeks to revitalize Foggy Bottom’s moribund ideas shop.


Hagel: The White House Tried to ‘Destroy’ Me

In an exclusive interview, Chuck Hagel said the Obama administration micromanaged the Pentagon, stabbed him in the back on the way out — and still has no strategy for fixing Syria.


The U.N. Official Who Blew the Lid off Central African Republic Sex Scandal Vindicated

Anders Kompass was cleared of charges that he improperly gave the French a confidential paper documenting sexual abuse in the Central African Republic.


Singapore Approves U.S. Surveillance Flights

Singapore bolsters America’s "eyes in the sky" over the South China Sea, where Beijing’s island-building has set off alarm bells among its neighbors.

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