- US Attack On Al-Shabab Shows Growing Presence In Africa
September 02 2014 2:42 PM
The U.S. strike in Somalia with drones and airplanes is part of a bigger picture, as American forces battle Islamic extremism in Africa.
- NATO Postpones Any Response To Russia To Next Week
August 29 2014 4:24 PM
As the crisis in Ukraine worsens, NATO is waiting until next week to decide whether to take any action in the face of an aggressive Russia.
- Ukraine's NATO Bid: Other Ex-USSR Nations Are Already In
August 29 2014 1:17 PM
After more than 20 years as an independent country, Ukraine looks to join NATO. Other ex-Soviet nations already have.
- Russia's Ukraine 'Invasion' Violates Pact, Experts Say
August 28 2014 3:55 PM
Russia may have broken the 20-year-old Budapest Memorandum, which protects Ukraine's integrity, and NATO could decide to react.
- Anti-Independence Appeal To Women Flops In Scotland
August 27 2014 8:35 PM
A video which has been described as patronizing and sexist threatens to derail the pro-UK campaign.
- The US Planes That Will Help Hunt ISIS In Syria
August 27 2014 2:02 PM
Two aircraft types - a Cold War veteran and a drone - have been charged with hunting down ISIS in Syria after President Obama authorized surveillance flights.
- As Wars End, So Do US Defense Jobs
August 26 2014 12:36 PM
The end of a decade of war brings a large drop in workers at America's biggest defense companies. But the cuts may be over soon.
- ISIS And The Rise Of The European Jihadist
August 25 2014 6:45 PM
Suspicion that James Foley's killer is British raises questions about the many Europeans who have joined ISIS to fight in Syria and Iraq.
- Held To Ransom: US, Europe's Muddled Policy On Kidnappings
August 22 2014 4:25 PM
Negotiating with ISIS might have saved James Foley. But the U.S., unlike European nations, doesn't do that -- nor does it pay ransoms.
- Isis Letter To Foley Parents Spells Escalation
August 21 2014 10:53 PM
The last email that ISIS sent before Foley's execution can be read as both a recruitment letter and a warning.
- Bowe Bergdahl Prisoner Swap Illegal, Says Watchdog Office
August 21 2014 7:29 PM
The Government Accountability Office says the Pentagon acted illegally by not informing Congress of the prisoner swap with the Taliban.
- F-35 Dominance Forces Rivals To Hunt Sales
August 21 2014 6:39 PM
The F-35 is ruling the fighter market, reinforcing a trend that's pushing Lockheed Martin rivals abroad, where buyers are often unstable nations.
- Feds May Act If Violence In Ferguson Continues
August 18 2014 6:48 PM
As unrest in Ferguson enters a second week, federal options may come into play.
- US, Kurdish, Iraqi Forces Launch Surprise Attack To Take Back Dam
August 15 2014 11:32 PM
After weeks of ISIS gains, U.S., Iraqi and Kurdish forces are attempting to take back Mosul Dam from the Islamic State.
- Fugitive MMA Fighter Captured After Savage Attack On Girlfriend
August 15 2014 9:21 PM
A week after Christy Mack was assaulted, her ex-boyfriend was caught in California hotel.
- Rick Perry Indicted For Abuse Of Power By A Texas Grand Jury
August 15 2014 7:58 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on two felony counts Friday by a state grand jury after a lengthy investigation.
- Notre Dame Football Players Investigated In Cheating Scandal
August 15 2014 7:10 PM
With the college football season just around the corner, Notre Dame may be without some of its best players again.
- Where Did ISIS Get Its Weapons From?
August 15 2014 8:32 AM
After taking Iraq's second-biggest city, the Islamic militant group added sophisticated U.S. hardware to its weapons collection.
- In Fight Against ISIS, US Can't Rely Only On Airstrikes
August 13 2014 6:49 PM
Barack Obama doesn't want to commit to a ground attack in Iraq again. But relying only on airstrikes, experts say, won't beat ISIS.
- US Weighs Options As Combat Troops Ruled Out In Iraq
August 12 2014 4:40 PM
Air strikes alone may not get rid of ISIS's threat, and ground forces isn't an option. The U.S. faces a tricky problem, but it could follow past models.