More National Security Articles

  • Bergdahl hires lawyer for military investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The lawyer representing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said Wednesday that his client has been vilified by some people, but the public should not leap to conclusions before the Army finishes its investigation into how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan before being captured...

  • Future unclear for House Republican response on border crisis

    The House could vote on legislation to address the border crisis as early as next week, although prospects for bipartisan agreement in a divided Congress remained murky.

  • Obama administration hides the dangerous consequences of illegal immigration

    By now it's perfectly clear that President Obama is not going to do anything to stop the flood of illegal aliens across our southern border.

  • Is the White House backing away from its border-security claim?

    The White House appears to be backing away from its claim that the border remains secure in the face of the spiraling border crisis in Texas.

  • Obama, Kerry discuss 'path forward' on Iran talks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry met Wednesday to discuss whether to extend Iranian nuclear talks. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Iran's track record in implementing an interim agreement has been "surprisingly...

  • Heroic Marine, nicknamed 'Lion of Fallujah,' finally honored for CIA service

    "Five wounded, one martyred," was the radio report from Iraqi coalition forces who fought alongside Marine Maj. Douglas Alexander Zembiec when he fell to small arms fire in 2007.

  • Uncle Sam's unfenced swimming pool

    Sam, the wealthiest man in his neighborhood, lives in a big beautiful house with a massive backyard punctuated by a large, deep swimming pool.

  • CNN vs. Arizona law enforcement: Why villainize undocumented children?

    An Arizona sheriff who suggested recently that many of the underage illegal immigrants crossing the U.S. border are also violent gang members was taken to task Wednesday morning by a CNN anchor.

  • Senate derails Army bid to take Guard helicopters

    FORT RUCKER, Ala. (AP) — The Army has lost an initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders. The proposal, which would transfer dozens of the...

  • Mexico southern border control so far just talk

    CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico is promising to stem the flow of Central American migrants to the United States by tightening control at its notoriously porous Guatemalan border. But messages from the country's top two leaders in little more than a week have provided few details on how....

  • Military gives new fighter limited OK to fly

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is resuming test flights of its new-generation F-35 fighter while investigating the cause of an engine fire last month, but the plane will operate with restrictions and will not fly in the Farnborough International Airshow in England. The Pentagon's press...

  • Iranian Nukes: Gaps remain, but talks continue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — World powers and Iran still face significant gaps in their negotiations to curb Tehran's nuclear program, foreign ministers said Tuesday while forging ahead with efforts to secure a deal that could finally bridge a decades-long diplomatic chasm between the Islamic republic...

  • Voters to GOP and White House: You both are terrible at this immigration thing

    American voters are angry with both the White House and Republican lawmakers for their bungled handling of the growing crisis on the border between the U.S. and Mexico, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

  • The sticking points in the Iran nuclear talks

    VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrapped up two days of intense talks with his Iranian counterpart Tuesday about the country's nuclear program, speaking of "tangible progress," but also of significant gaps separating the two sides. The parties are seeking to reach a deal by...

  • Why Obama won't take strong action in border crisis

    Does President Obama want to solve the border crisis? It depends on what the meaning of "solve" is.



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