At the outset of this presidential race it looked as though foreign policy would be one of the dominant issues in the campaign.
A looming split between 2 Shiite parties that dominate Iraq's government threatens efforts to win parliamentary approval for a security pact with the US and could set the stage for a major struggle for power in the oil-rich Shiite southern heartl
BAGHDAD -- U.S. and Iraqi officials are seeing a shift in violence in Iraq from mass car bombings to assassinations using magnetic bombs, weapons with silencers and bicycle bombs.
Washington and Baghdad have reached a final agreement after months of negotiation on a landmark pact to allow US troops to stay in Iraq until the end of 2011. US troops could be tried in Iraqi court for crimes committed while deployed in Iraq
The US economic crisis could well make life easier for US military recruiters, who have struggled in recent years to meet their services' enlistment goals in a time of war.
MOSCOW (AFP) — Russia test-fired three long-range missiles on Sunday and pronounced its nuclear deterrent strong in a show of force that experts said had not been seen since the days of the Cold War.
Hundreds of terrified Christian families have fled Mosul to escape extremist attacks that have increased despite months of US and Iraqi military operations to secure the northern Iraqi city. Some 3,000 Christians have fled the city over
Federal judge ordered the Bush administration to release prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ruling Tuesday that 17 Chinese Muslims must be brought to his courtroom by the end of the week so that they can be set free.
There was no immediate confirmation from a European Union mission monitoring the pullback from the two zones, which are on Georgian territory adjoining the breakaway, pro-Russian areas of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.
What happens when the leaders of two nations lead their countries into war, serving up their soldiers for conquest and empire? What happens when they deliver word for word the same speech giving the same reasons for going to war? Wow!
John Negroponte, the visiting US Deputy Secretary of State, spoke to reporters alongside Iraq’s Foreign Minister: "The progress on security is striking. I hope that Iraqis will come together to translate that progress into a revitalization of th
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Monday dismissed as "defeatist" comments by Britain's military commander and its ambassador in Afghanistan that the war there could not be won.
Washington has threatened to seize Iraqi assets and oil money if Baghdad rejects a controversial US-proposed security pact, Iraq says.
OTTAWA — Stephen Harper admitted Thursday that the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was a mistake - one that Canadian troops would have been plunged into had he been prime minister in 2003.
Nerves on Edge Among Sunni 'Sons of Iraq' as They Report to Shiite-Led Government. The Iraqi government assumed control of the U.S.-backed armed groups that have helped curtail violence here, in a high-stakes test for the American strategy to
From March 14th to 16th 2008, Pacifica Radio provided coverage of the historic Winter Soldier 2008 gathering in Washington,DC. The three day live broadcast was co-hosted by Aaron Glantz and former Army medic and KPFA Morning Show host Aimee Allison.
The hijacked vessel Faina was carrying 33 Russian-built T-72 tanks and a substantial quantity of ammunition and spare parts. He said the tanks were sold to Kenya in accordance with international law.
Pakistani and American ground troops exchanged fire along the border with Afghanistan on Thursday, a top American military official said, ratcheting up tensions as the United States increases its attacks against militants in Pakistan’s restive tribal
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) -- U.S. and Pakistani troops exchanged fire Thursday along the Pakistani-Afghan border minutes after the Pakistani military fired shots at two American helicopters that were providing cover for the troops
BAGHDAD, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 20 people including 12 policemen in an ambush northeast of Baghdad on Wednesday, police said, in one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq in weeks.
US intelligence analysts are putting the final touches on a secret National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Afghanistan that reportedly describes the situation as "grim", but there are "no plans to declassify" any of it before the
Pakistani troops and tribesmen opened fire on 2 US helicopters that crossed into the country from neighboring Afghanistan. The helicopters did not return fire and re-entered Afghan airspace without landing. Pakistan's army and the US military in
Pakistani military forces flew repeated helicopter missions in Afghanistan to resupply the Taliban during a fierce battle in June 2007, according to a Marine lieutenant colonel, who says his information is based on multiple US and Afghan intelligence
Leave it to Jon to ask what no one else will.
Iraqis protested the deaths of at least seven people during an American raid and airstrike on Friday in the northern town where Saddam Hussein was captured in 2003. Americans say the raid succeeded in killing its target, a senior operative of Al Qaed
The Kremlin is preparing to sell its S300 surface-to-air missile system to Iran, offering greater protection against a possible US or Israeli attack on the Islamic republic’s nuclear facilities. The missiles have a range of more than 90 miles (150km)
Rachel Maddow covers Pakistan’s order to shoot at US troops.