President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been discussing terrorism coordination in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings
Is the nation paying too much for its national security?
(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — The first female soldier to flee the U.S. military for Canada to avoid the Iraq war is to be court-martialed Monday.
The Colorado Springs Gazette reports Pfc. Kimberly Rivera is charged with desertion and faces up to five years in prison and a dishonorable discharge if convicted.
(WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. will investigate Syria’s potential chemical weapons use on its own and with the United Nations. He says the world can’t stand by and permit the use of chemical weapons.
Obama’s remarks were his first since the U.S. disclosed Thursday that intelligence agencies believe Syria has …
Obama finds himself in a pickle: if he does nothing, some will say Assad is pushing him around. If he orders an attack, he’s likely only to degrade, not destroy, Syria’s chemical weapons.
Obama may be caught between his public words and his private concerns about getting more involved in Syria.
The White House confirmed that the Syrian regime has used the chemical weapon sarin, a possible sign that Syria has crossed President Barack Obama’s “red line” that would change U.S. policy towards the war-torn country.
(ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — U.S. intelligence has concluded “with some degree of varying confidence,” that the Syrian government has used sarin gas as a weapon in its 2-year-old civil war, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
Hagel, speaking to reporters in Abu Dhabi, said the White House has informed two senators by …
A new Pentagon assessment of the human costs of the nation’s post-9/11 wars shows mental casualties growing far more rapidly than any kind of physical wound
The daughter of former President John F. Kennedy has been rumored to be Obama’s next ambassador to Japan. If she gets the job, she will join John Quincy Adams, Robert Todd Lincoln and other presidential children who had served as diplomat
Dealing with stray IEDs at home will never be easy. But, in a strange way, having those skilled in handling such horrors far from home can help those caught in their crossfire here at home fare better…
The Daily Worry: how I learned to live with bombs in Turkey and Israel
A new report says the world spent $1.75 trillion on military spending last year, and the gap between the U.S. and the rest of the world is narrowing.