Are Putin and Mohammed bin Salman Getting Ready for Another High-Five?
This week’s OPEC meeting could cement closer cooperation between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
White House Digs Itself in Deeper on Khashoggi
CIA briefing only hardens senators’ view that Mohammed bin Salman was behind the journalist’s killing.
Trump and NATO Show Rare Unity in Confronting Russia’s Arms Treaty Violation
NATO backs U.S. assertion that Moscow is violating a key Cold War-era arms treaty.
Strong Economy Poses Recruitment Challenge for the U.S. Army
In an interview, the Army secretary also discusses budget cuts and new cyberthreats.
Trump and Xi Park Trade War—For Now
But the U.S. president raises new uncertainties over the fate of the trade deal with Mexico and Canada.
Mattis Confirms Russia Interfered in U.S. Midterm Elections
The defense secretary also condemned Putin’s violation of the nuclear treaty, seizure of Ukrainian naval vessels.
U.S. Mulls End To Remaining Aid Programs For Palestinians
Funds to Palestinian security agencies that cooperate with Israel are also in jeopardy.
Can the U.S. Sanction What It Can’t Find?
Authorities are trying to force bitcoin into the light but cryptocurrencies are only getting harder to trace.
How Will AMLO Govern Mexico?
Mexico’s new president promises to fight corruption and inequality, but critics worry he’ll be the country’s Hugo Chávez.
How European and Chinese Arms Diverted to South Sudan Fueled Its Civil War
A new study, four years in the making, details the secret global supply chain sidestepping international arms embargoes on South Sudan.
Facing Sharp Rebuke on Saudi Ties, U.S. Points to Growing Iran Threat
The administration unveiled new evidence that Iran is supplying weapons to militants across the Middle East.
Will Trump Hit Pause on the Trade War With China?
Under mounting pressure, the U.S. president needs a win at G-20 summit.
Senate Advances Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi-Led War in Yemen
At stake is which branch of the U.S. government is authorized to wage war.
The Other War in Yemen—for Control of the Country’s Internet
Opponents in the civil war use the web to block access, gather intelligence, and even mine cryptocurrency.
Senate Summons Pompeo and Mattis Over Saudi Arabia
Lawmakers are pushing to overrule the Trump administration and end U.S. involvement in the devastating Yemeni civil war.
Putin Pushes Russia-Ukraine Tensions to a Four-Year High
By firing on and seizing Ukrainian vessels, Moscow has thrown the West into a quandary: add sanctions, send in NATO, or hope for a de-escalation?
How One Top Diplomat Took a Stand Against Trump’s Immigration Policy
The under secretary of state feared that canceling the temporary protected status for some immigrants would be a blight on U.S. foreign policy.
Why the Pentagon and Silicon Valley Need to Get on the Same Page
An interview with the new head of the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit.