Warren Hammers Trump’s Pentagon Nominee—Despite Her Own Industry Ties
The presidential contender is leading the charge against the Defense Department’s revolving door but has a history of pushing the interests of firms in her home state.
In Debate Over Turkey Sanctions, Trump Is the Wild Card
U.S. security officials are pushing for penalties over Ankara’s purchase of a Russian missile system.
The Evolution of a Russian Troll
Alexander Malkevich, whose employees were detained in Libya, is part of Moscow’s efforts to create a “concert of chaos” around the globe.
Government Rift Deepens Mexico’s Economic Crisis
After months of rumors, the finance minister bitterly parts ways with the leftist president.
Pentagon to Get Its Fourth Leader in Six Months
With the U.S. facing crises on multiple fronts, U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will take over as acting secretary of defense while Trump’s latest nominee enters the confirmation process.
Diplomats Fear Chilling Effect of British Ambassador’s Resignation
Worries over leaks could curtail the flow of frank information from foreign embassies in Washington.
Unraveling of Iran Nuclear Deal Exposes Europe’s Weakness
It was the U.S. versus 28 EU nations. Guess who’s winning?
While Trump Isolates the U.S., It’s ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ for the Rest of the World
Globalization is alive and well. It’s just the United States sitting on the sidelines.
Fears Rise of an ISIS Comeback
The U.S. drawdown could provide a dangerous opening for the Islamic State to resurge.
How Close Is Iran to a Nuclear Bomb, Really?
Experts say Tehran has the capability to build a nuclear weapon within a few years but perhaps not the intent.
Iran-Linked Hackers Said to Be Ready for Attacks on U.S. Targets
Even if real war doesn’t start, a cyberwar may soon be underway, experts say.
Xi-Trump G-20 Meeting Produces Trade Truce
China and the United States signal another truce in the trade war, but existing tariffs--and seemingly irreconcilable demands--still remain.
Seeking to Secure Power, Sudan’s Military Ruler Hires Lobbying Help
Top general brokers a multimillion-dollar deal with a Canadian firm and hosts a former U.S. congressman.
Tillerson to Kushner: We’ve Got to Stop Meeting Like This
Former U.S. secretary of state’s testimony reveals Jared Kushner’s omnipresent, perhaps unprecedented, role in the Trump administration.
U.S. Stopped Vital Foreign Aid Programs in the Name of Counter-Trafficking
Money that could have been used to curtail the Ebola outbreak in Central Africa or support demining programs in Southeast Asia was held up over human trafficking complaints.
Pompeo’s Hollow Plan to Beef Up Security in the Gulf
Experts are skeptical that U.S. allies will get on board.
U.S. Intelligence Undercuts Trump’s Case on Iran-al Qaeda Links
Despite claims by Pompeo, Tehran and al Qaeda have been at odds more often than they've been aligned since 9/11.
Why Trump Decided Not to Attack Iran
Officials say the president is looking for a peaceful solution to the crisis.
Trump Nominates Army Secretary as Pentagon Chief
The president also announced he would promote Ryan McCarthy, a former Army ranger, to the top Army civilian slot.
Did Iran Just Invite a U.S. Attack?
“This country will not stand for it,” Trump says after drone shootdown.