Senate Republicans are fighting reform efforts that would weaken the NSA’s powers.
The end of American combat operations does not mean the end of combat in Afghanistan.
Even after the release of the Senate torture report, average Americans are the CIA’s biggest supporters.
While admitting past mistakes, the CIA director, John Brennan, defends his agency from scrutiny.
The former strongman’s acquittal shows Egypt has turned back to the clock to before the Tahrir Square uprising.
On the first day of his government, Afghanistan’s new president ratifies a long term security accord with America.
Israel’s latest air war in Gaza will probably end just like the previous two did: in a tenuous ceasefire.
Hundreds of militants sweep into Mosul, capturing police stations and military checkpoints as Iraqi troops flee their positions.
Nouri al-Maliki is almost certain to remain in power, even if it takes months of political bickering.
A report suggests the Obama Administration is thinking about deploying fewer than ten thousand troops to Afghanistan next year.
Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani look likely to enter a second round of voting in what has so far been a largely peaceful election.
Robert Gates, President Barack Obama’s first defense secretary, urges more a more forceful response from the West.