Months before becoming president-elect of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani began spending tens of thousands of dollars on lobbyists in the United States, using his ties to the West to seek influence in Washington.
An Army National Guardsman testified at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Tuesday that her company of soldiers in training was told by a high-ranking noncommissioned officer that the group might not graduate if additional reports of sexual assault surfaced
The Obama administration won a key political victory with Congress’ approval of its proxy army offensive against the Islamic State in Syria, a strategy it hopes will spare the United States from sending troops to the region to fight another ground war.
Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition, a machete and two hatchets in the car of the former soldier accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside while carrying a knife, a U.S. prosecutor said Monday. President Barack Obama was "obviously concerned" about the weekend incident, a spokesman said.
Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, telling a judge that there would be a price to pay for trying to "bury me alive."
As of Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at least 2,206 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
Secretary of State John Kerry told senators last week that a "right of hot pursuit" could provide a basis for military forces to move across the border between Iraq and Syria to strike at Islamic State militants. But does Kerry's legal theory — which has little grounding in international law — provide firm precedent for Monday night's massive U.S. airstrikes in Syria and for future military actions?
A 20-year-old Fort Bliss soldier was arrested and charged with capital murder for allegedly beating his 2-year-old daughter to death Saturday after the girl soiled her diaper, El Paso Police reported Sunday.
President Barack Obama takes his case for military action against the Islamic State group to the world stage this week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where his administration is making an all-out bid to shore up international support for the U.S.-led campaign.
For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly joined.