By Igor Volsky on March 9, 2014
"My own view is, after all, Putin invaded Georgia when George W. Bush was president. Nobody ever accused George W. Bush of being weak or unwilling to use military force," Gates said
By Igor Volsky on March 8, 2014
Six Ukrainian television channels were shutdown in Crimea and replaced with Russian broadcasts.
By Hayes Brown on March 7, 2014
The Obama administration is making the right moves to counter Russia's push into Ukraine, the most recent ambassador to Moscow said on Friday.
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Between halfhearted support, fullthroated approval from a tyrant, and outright opposition, with friends like these...
By Aarthi Gunasekaran on March 6, 2014
Hamid Karzai's brother dropped out of race so succeed him as Afghanistan's next president, leaving Zalmai Rassoul as Karzai's likely preferred candidate.
By Hayes Brown on March 6, 2014
This is at least the third instance in the last year where a military official charged with preventing or handling sexual assault cases has been accused of assault themselves.
By Hayes Brown on March 5, 2014
Because selling really old -- but not antique -- guns and knives is much more important than saving elephants from extinction.
By Matt Duss on March 5, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made Palestinian recognition of a Jewish state a key demand. Can the Palestinians agree?
By Ben Armbruster on March 5, 2014
After Russia's incursion into Crimea, John McCain called President Obama's foreign policy "feckless." But McCain chastised partisanship when Russia invaded Georgia in 2008.
The White House wants $150 million to support peacekeeping missions in some of the most neglected areas of the world using the fund that has been synonymous with U.S. war efforts.