Germany is expected to soon deploy far-seeing surveillance aircraft to southern Turkey to help protect allied airspace, a job that until recently was carried out mainly by NATO Patriot missile batteries.
An incident in Achin echoed the worst abuses of Afghanistan's civil war two decades ago and raised fears that tribal strongmen, goaded by barbaric opponents, could undercut the Ghani government's efforts to wage a professional fight against Taliban and Islamic State insurgents.
The United States criticized Russia on Tuesday for killing hundreds of civilians in airstrikes in Syria and accused Moscow of undermining hopes for a cease-fire between Bashar Assad's government and leading rebel groups.
A former police officer with a little more than a year on the job has been arrested for going on a Hawaiian vacation with his girlfriend while he was receiving full pay from the department while he was purportedly on a deployment with the US Army Reserves, police said.
In Grand Forks, N.D, friendliness is advertised with a giant smiley face on a water tower. Residents had been accustomed to coexisting with Muslim refugees who have settled in town over the past decade. But recent events - terror attacks carried out by Islamic militants, the global refugee crisis and a presidential campaign debate over whether "political correctness" has led the United States to be too welcoming to Muslims - has made both sides increasingly fearful of their neighbors.
Bolstered by its military campaign in Syria, Russia is moving closer to securing a chance for Syrian President Bashar Assad to extend his rule in elections in 2017 as the United States steps up efforts to end almost five years of civil war.
In his new book, "Power Wars," the author Charlie Savage makes a meticulous case that – with few exceptions – Presdent Barack Obama preserved a long war on terror that many progressives in the 2000s regarded as criminal.
CONTRACTS ARMY Raytheon Company, Andover, Massachusetts, was awarded a $43,714,642 modification (P00035) to foreign military sales contract (W31P4Q-13-C-0111) for depot level diagnostic and repair capability for the Patriot secondary items. Work will be performed in Saudi Arabia (57 percent); Taiwan (27.50 percent); Kuwait (7 percent); United Arab
Information about 191 million registered voters was left exposed on the Internet, raising new questions about the security chops of political campaigns who increasingly hold large caches of data about Americans.
Dr. Ed McAninch was wounded in World War II, and post-war benefits helped him with medical school which resulted in a 40-year career as a family physician. He retired from family practice almost 25 years ago. But earlier this month, the Clark County WWII veteran received the Legion of Honor medal from France.