The State Department ordered all "non-emergency U.S. government employees" to leave Iraq Wednesday amid soaring tensions with Iran, which backs a network of proxies there.
Does it violate human rights to hold children in fenced enclosures in grim facilities that are bone-chillingly cold for weeks on end? Is separating children from their parents a form of cruel and unusual punishment? When does a crisis justify the kind of treatment normally seen as inhumane?
On Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed into law the bill designating all U.S. forces operating in the Middle East as terrorists and the U.S. government itself as a sponsor of terrorism.
U.S. Charges Julian Assange with Helping Chelsea Manning Hack Classified Information After His Asylum Ends
Julian Assange's seven years of asylum ended dramatically Thursday with the scraggly-bearded WikiLeaks founder being taken from the Ecuadoran embassy in London in handcuffs and hustled into a police van.
The question now is what happens next — and specifically whether Assange will be extradited to the United States. It could be years before that is resolved, though experts say it's more likely than not that he will wind up in a U.S. courtroom one day.
On Monday, the U.S. government took the “historic step” to designate part of the Iranian government a terrorist organization. This is the first time the U.S. has taken this step against a foreign government entity.
President Trump continued to dismantle the leadership of the nation's top domestic security agency Monday, as the White House announced the imminent removal of U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph D. "Tex" Alles, the latest in a series of head-spinning departures from the Department of Homeland Security.
The Israeli vote next month will settle who runs the state and which coalition sets the terms of debate for the immediate future. But it should be viewed, as U.S. elections should be viewed, as just one moment in time in an existential debate that is going to continue for a long time.
The Cybersecurity 202: U.S. and Europe’s Divergent Attitudes on Huawei Could Damage Alliance, Officials Warn
The U.S. thinks Huawei is a major threat to global security, but European allies aren't convinced. These divergent attitudes, senior military leaders and lawmakers warn, could damage their alliance—and collective security—over the long term.