Former sex workers who have sued the South Korean government, claiming it encouraged them to prostitute themselves to U.S. troops after the Korean War, have their first court hearing Friday.
Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet.
But the country Washington suspects is behind a devastating hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment has managed to orchestrate a string of crippling cyber infiltrations of South Korean computer systems in recent years.
President Barack Obama's decision to pursue new relations with Cuba was driven in part by a stinging realization: Longstanding U.S. policies aimed at isolating Cuba had instead put Washington at odds with the rest of the world.
The Red Cross Donut Dollies were young female volunteers with college degrees who spent a one-year tour in Vietnam as morale boosters for the troops.
Hundreds of American troops are now in Iraq’s volatile Anbar province helping the Iraqi military take on the Islamic State, Joint Chiefs of Staff officials said.
Millions of Americans in the 1960s and early 1970s had to decide what they would do when called to serve in a conflict that had mushroomed into the most polarizing event in the nation’s history since the Civil War. Among them were three young men forced to make choices that would reverberate through the rest of their lives.
A judge-led inquiry on Wednesday found British soldiers mistreated nine Iraqi detainees after a 2004 battle, but it rejected allegations that soldiers murdered and tortured prisoners.
A hearing scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in a Georgia courthouse could decide if federal contractor International Auto Logistics LLC will be able carry out its nearly $1 billion contract with the U.S. Transportation Command to ship servicemember vehicles overseas.
8th Irishman charged in IRA meetings bugged by MI5
Germany to send up to 100 troops to train Kurds
State investigators have been officially judged corrupt and fined accordingly. Whether the Justice Department is found similarly culpable remains to be determined.