Situation Report

Situation Report
Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: Front-runner to replace Defense Secretary Hagel drops out; Next defense chief inherits a host of problems; Iran’s supreme leader says the West failed in nuclear talks; and much more.

By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Michèle Flournoy, widely seen as the front-runner to replace Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense, abruptly took ...

Situation Report
Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: The West and Iran are reportedly extending nuclear talks; Afghanistan is set to restart controversial night raids; Corruption undermines the Iraqi military; and much more.

  By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The West and Iran are reportedly extending nuclear talks. Today is the deadline for a deal, and multiple ...

Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: Congress to re-evaluate Iraq’s request for weapons; Secretary Kerry pushes for a nuclear deal with Iran; the United States raises the stakes with Russia in Ukraine; and much more.

By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Congress plans to re-evaluate Iraq's request for several big-ticket items to fight the Islamic State. The request for weapons ...

Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: Israel revives a controversial home destruction policy; Congress limits the Pentagon’s response to Ebola and the Islamic State; Hope fades for a nuclear deal between Iran and the West; and much more.

By David Francis with Sabine Muscat Following the gruesome synagogue killing of four ultra-Orthodox men Tuesday, Israel revives a controversial home destruction policy. Home destruction ...

Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: Murders the latest in a wave of violence in Israel; The United States struggles to choke off Islamic State’s oil revenue; Russia wants NATO assurances on Ukraine; and much more.

By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The grisly murder of five rabbis in Jerusalem marks the latest attack in a wave of violence that Israeli ...

Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: U.S. contemplates final strategy in Afghanistan; Europe fears a new Cold War; Kerry ties Assad to the Islamic State; and much more.

By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The Pentagon is cementing plans to leave 1,000 security personnel in Kabul after the majority of U.S. troops withdraw ...

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FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State beheads another American; the Pentagon rethinks future war plans; Putin undeterred in Ukraine; and much more.

By David Francis with Sabine Muscat The Islamic State beheaded another American. The group released a gruesome video showing the beheading of Muslim convert Abdul-Rahman ...

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