By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 01:10 PM
Syria's Bashar Assad has violated last year's chemical weapons pact by using chlorine gas in the civil war raging in that country, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
09/18/14 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, denied Thursday that he lied to Congress about government surveillance last year, and he rolled out a new national intelligence strategy that includes principles of ethics for intelligence officers. "It has been very...
09/18/14 11:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea is not accepting American offers to send a high-level envoy to seek the release of three detained Americans, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday. Robert King, the U.S. special envoy for North Korean human rights issues, told The Associated Press that freeing the...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/18/14 10:35 AM
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Thursday introduced a new national intelligence strategy that acknowledges the damage done to the nation's spy activities by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and pledges greater ethics and transparency in its work.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 07:49 AM
The Obama administration is considering restricting or revoking passports held by Americans suspected of fighting for the Islamic State.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/17/14 06:39 PM
Six communication towers were built in Afghanistan at a cost to U.S. taxpayers of more than $6.5 million, despite the fact that the Pentagon didn't want them and Afghan officials couldn't use them.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 08:42 PM
"We're laying the groundwork to hit the ground running" after the elections, said Sen. James Inhofe, ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee.
By Brian Hughes | 09/17/14 07:12 PM
President Obama praised House lawmakers Wednesday for authorizing his administration to train and equip Syrian opposition forces, calling the lower chamber's action an "important step forward" in fighting the Islamic State.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 05:53 PM
The vote to authorize President Obama to train and equip Syrian rebel forces to combat the Islamic State was 273 to 156 and came after six hours of debate, carried over two days.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 04:57 PM
Chinese hackers have penetrated the computer networks of contractors critical to moving U.S. troops and equipment around the world in time of crisis, potentially giving Beijing access to every move the military makes, according to a report released Wednesday by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 04:09 PM
In a memo sent this morning to congressional offices and marked "urgent," the group told lawmakers it is withdrawing it's decision to score the bill because it includes language to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Austin Bay | 09/17/14 04:06 PM
A leader who can create and lead an effective international coalition must back words with action, and he must lead from the front, not from behind.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/17/14 01:35 PM
Sen. Joe Manchin is among several Senate Democrats who are likely to vote against the government funding measure that includes authorization for President Obama to arm and equip Syrian rebels to fight Islamic terrorists in the Middle East.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/17/14 01:16 PM
"After a decade of massive ground deployments, it is more effective to use our unique capabilities in support of partners on the ground so they can secure their own countries' futures," he said. "And that's the only solution that will succeed over the long term."
By Michael Barone | 09/17/14 01:01 PM
There's a widespread assumption that most Americans prefer multilateral action-- acting with other nations as partners. But maybe that's not so.
By Philip Klein | 09/19/14
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