09/04/14 05:15 PM
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The United States is preparing to launch a "major" border security program to help Nigeria and its neighbors combat the increasing number and scope of attacks by Islamic extremists, a senior U.S. official for Africa said Thursday. Nigerian insurgents have begun attacking...
By Steve Chapman | 09/04/14 02:52 PM
Advocates of the United States' armed interventions in the Middle East had no clue of the realities of society and politics in those countries — yet they acted as though they could foresee the aftermath of our invasions.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/04/14 11:55 AM
As New Jersey's governor, the possible 2016 presidential contender has very little foreign policy experience of his own. This week, he will begin to work to chip away at this potential vulnerability.
By Austin Bay | 09/03/14 03:33 PM
Events in Ukraine since mid-August demonstrate that the Russian dictator knows how to create operational and tactical options in order to achieve long-range, history-shaping strategic goals.
By Brian Hughes | 09/03/14 02:10 PM
"We take care of those who are grieving," the VP said, "and when that's finished, they should know we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice, because hell is where they will reside."
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/03/14 02:06 PM
Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., said he'll introduce his legislation next week, when Congress returns from the summer recess.
By David M. Drucker | 09/03/14 08:29 AM
House Speaker John Boehner was highly critical President Obama's foreign policy during an interview Tuesday, blaming the White House for sowing the seeds of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
09/02/14 05:52 PM
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09/02/14 03:00 PM
Tensions in Ukraine show no signs of easing as President Barack Obama leaves for a 3-day Europe trip. A former U.S. intelligence officer says the inability of NATO to stop Russian President Putin is compounding fears near Russia's borders. (Sept. 2) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/01/14 05:16 PM
The U.S. has struggled with the corruption in Afghanistan's government over the past 13 years, including having millions of dollars being diverted to the Taliban.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/31/14 05:08 PM
"ISIS is an extreme threat," said the Virginia Democrat, who sits on the Senate Intelligence Committee. "I think we need to leave all options on the table."
By Rebecca Berg | 08/31/14 12:57 PM
The jihadist group ISIS "may be one of the biggest we have ever faced," Sen. John McCain said Sunday, as a result of a failure by the U.S. to intervene early in Syria's violent civil war.
By Becket Adams | 08/31/14 12:26 PM
"The world's always been messy ... we're just noticing now in part because of social media."
By Rebecca Berg | 08/31/14 12:25 PM
The reviews of the president's foreign policy strategy are in â€" and they're not positive.Â
By Rebecca Berg | 08/31/14 11:15 AM
After President Obama suggested this week that the U.S. might impose further sanctions against Russia for its latest incursion into Ukraine, Democrats still aren't fully bought in to the idea.
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