A Court You’ve Never Heard of Is About to Raise the Stakes in the South China Sea
An international tribunal’s decision will reorder the tense chess game over the South China Sea — and test Washington’s commitment to the Philippines.
Vladimir Putin Doesn’t Actually Care About Saving Leopards
A high-profile, Putin-backed campaign to protect the habitat of Persian leopards has been quietly abandoned, clearing the way for the country’s richest man to expand his ski resort.
Clinton Blasts Trump’s Foreign Policy of ‘Bizarre Rants, Personal Feuds, and Outright Lies’
The likely Democratic nominee used a high-profile speech to paint her GOP opponent as “unfit” to be commander in chief. But the tactic carries its own risks for the former secretary of state.
The Fight for Fallujah’s Highway 11
The crucial highway linking Jordan to Baghdad runs right at the heart of Fallujah — and retaking it could keep Jordan from economic collapse.
U.N. Warns of Growing Islamic State Terrorist Threat
The militants have lost ground in Iraq and Syria, but U.N. officials say there’s a growing risk the group will mount “centrally directed attacks on international civilian targets.”
Trump’s Least Favorite Judge Was Once in the Crosshairs of a Mexican Cartel
U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel has faced much worse than public criticism from a politician.
With Germany’s Armenian Genocide Vote, Has Turkey Lost Its Only Friend in Europe?
Turkey's recall of their ambassador to Germany could cause more tension between Ankara and the West.
First U.S. Athlete Scratches Rio Olympics Over Zika Concerns
The U.S. cyclist is concerned about transmitting the virus to his pregnant wife.
The World’s Most Famous Dissident Journalist Returns to the Fight
Azerbaijan’s authoritarian rulers defamed, threatened, and jailed their country’s most stubborn journalist. But Khadija Ismayilova doesn’t know when to quit.
Canada, Ukraine, and Poland Are Having a Passionate Lovefest on Twitter
Poland even used a winky face.
Our uniforms reflect our culture, and show us part of our problem: We do not value enough the skills needed to prevail
A friend recently sent me his official Army photo.
Dragoon Ride: Heading into Eastern Europe with the U.S. Army’s 2nd ACR
Three Catholic churches anchor the cultural and geographical life of Vilseck.
It is past the time for the American U.S military to open its doors to Sikhs
On Veterans Day last year, twenty-seven retired U.S. generals, 105 members of congress, and 15 senators signed a letter demanding that the Pentagon lift the ban prohibiting American Sikhs from serving in the military. But the ban persists.
How one man tried to tackle deep-rooted corruption in Guatemala — and barely made it out alive.
SitRep: New Afghan War Plan Coming Soon
al-Shabab Strikes Amid Growing U.S. Involvement in Somalia; North Korea, Calls for NATO Action; and Lots More