In the homestretch of a 41-year U.S. Army career shaped by war and the scars of war, Gen. Martin Dempsey sounds unconvinced that Iraq has found its path to lasting victory over the Islamic State group.
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The Pakistani government shut down the offices of the international aid group Save the Children in the capital, Islamabad, for violating its charter, the country’s interior minister and officials said on Friday.
The United States should consider sending thousands more US troops along with NATO forces to Eastern Europe to match the strength Russian President Vladimir Putin is amassing along the former Soviet bloc nations’ eastern border, Republican Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Wednesday.
We are witnessing another round of China-bashing — this time because of its reclamation activities on islands and submerged reefs in the South China Sea. The U.S. Department of
Defense has accused China of undermining the status quo and generating instability
China’s claim to the South China Sea is based in history, dating back to records from the Xia and Han dynasties. China delineates its claims via the nine-dash line, which Chiang Kai-shek advanced in 1947.
Vladimir Putin took his case against international sanctions to Italy on Wednesday, claiming they would cost Italian companies a billion euros and insisting he was committed to a peaceful resolution of the Ukraine crisis.
US planning increase in Iraq training deployment, additional base to strengthen Sunni involvement against IS
The Obama administration is preparing a plan to set up a new US military base in Iraq’s Anbar province and send several hundred additional trainers and advisers to help bolster Iraqi forces that have struggled in the fight against Islamic State militants.
In a wide-ranging interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera at the weekend, the Russian president spoke at length about his country’s “special relationship” with Italy and used the opportunity to detail what he sees as Moscow’s unfair treatment by the international community.
Martin Schulz (L), President of the European Parliament, speaks to protesters at the start of the Social Democratic Party conference on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in front of the ‘Willy Brandt House’, in Berlin, Germany, 23 February...
U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a working dinner at the G-7 summit at the hotel castle Elmau in Kruen, Germany, Sunday. Leaders from the Group of Seven industrial nations met on Sunday in the Bavarian...