Pentagon Shutting Highly-Regarded Support Program for Troubled Troops

The Defense Department has long praised a support program for troubled troops. That wasn't enough to save it from the budget axe.


Can Pope Francis Get the Church’s Mind Off Sex?

Pope Francis wants to move away from divisive fights over sex, abortion and gay rights. Behind the scenes at the U.N., Vatican diplomats are focusing on little else.


Pakistan Helped Weinstein Family Arrange Ransom

The family of American aid worker Warren Weinstein paid a $250,000 ransom in a failed effort to win his release, three years before he was killed in a botched U.S. drone strike.


Genocide Under Our Watch

Newly declassified White House documents place Richard Clarke and Susan Rice at the forefront of U.S. efforts to limit a robust U.N. peacekeeping operation before and during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.


Exclusive: Rwanda Revisited

Former President Clinton said he never knew the extent of suffering during Rwanda's genocide. But America's diplomats on the ground knew exactly what was happening -- and they told Washington.


From Tel Aviv to Turtle Bay

The White House hoped a new Israeli prime minister would resume peace talks with the Palestinians. With Netanyahu holding on, the administration is weighing a turn to the U.N. to help force a deal.


Nobody Puts Nouri in the Corner

Kicked to the curb by the United States, the former Iraqi prime minister is quietly plotting a return to power. And it won’t be pretty.


White House: We’re Not Indecisive — We’re Practicing ‘Strategic Patience’

Critics accuse the administration of being too slow to act in Syria and Russia. In a new strategy document, the White House says that was the plan all along.


Inside the White House Fight Over the Slaughter in South Sudan

Many in the administration believe an arms embargo is essential to stopping South Sudan's bloodshed. Why had Susan Rice been blocking it?



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