| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:19 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A gunman who allegedly was a contract security guard killed a member of the international coalition forces in southern Afghanistan before he was killed, NATO said in a statement Saturday, raising the specter of a possible “...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Vo Nguyen Giap, the communist general widely regarded as one of the military geniuses of the 20th century, who masterminded the defeat of the French and the war against the Americans in Vietnam, has died. He was 102.
Giap died Friday at a military...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Two high-ranking Marine generals were in effect fired Monday as punishment for a brazen attack last year in which Taliban fighters breached a coalition air base in southern Afghanistan, killing two Marines and destroying or damaging...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:00 AM
NEW DELHI — Although economics, trade, security and nuclear energy will figure prominently when President Obama meets with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Washington on Friday, the elephant in the room will be a growing disenchantment with a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:52 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A U.S. service member was killed Thursday in Afghanistan’s eastern Paktia province when a man in an Afghan National Army uniform opened fire at a joint military training base, provincial officials said.
The assailant was...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 4:12 PM
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan on Saturday released a top Afghan Taliban official who Afghan officials believe could nudge Islamist militants to the bargaining table and help hammer out a political solution after more than a decade of war....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:26 PM
LONDON -- With the birth of a son Monday to Prince William and his wife, Catherine, Britons are in for a significant change: Men could well rule Britannia into the 22nd century, once the reign of the baby’s 87-year-old great-grandmother, Queen...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Russia has deployed two powerful warships to the Mediterranean Sea to augment its normal naval presence amid rising expectations of Western airstrikes on its ally, Syria.
A senior Russian naval officer denied Thursday that the dispatch of an anti-...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's move to punish Syria's government for allegedly using chemical weapons in a deadly attack last week appeared to suffer a setback Wednesday when the U.S. failed to get United Nations approval for use of force...
| Aug 29, 2013
So the U.S. launches a military strike. Then what?
As the Obama administration and the U.S. military plot military action against Syria, they should be spending just as much time — and arguably more — considering what happens next. Once...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:24 PM
So we’re going to war with Syria.
Oh, sure, that’s not what anyone is calling it. What people are saying, after Bashar Assad’s government allegedly used chemical weapons on its own people, is that such actions “cannot go...