Benghazi suspect Ahmed Abu Khatallah was in federal court Saturday, charged with providing support and resources to terrorists in the deadly 2012 attack. His capture is unlikely to benefit President Obama politically.
The $500 million Obama is requesting to train and arm Syrian rebels, the first direct US military aid in the three-year civil war, is part of a counterterrorism initiative and not directed against the Assad regime.
Secretary of State John Kerry today signaled that the US is 'open to discussions' with Iran about how to shore up Iraq's Maliki government against advancing Sunni extremists and avert all-out sectarian war.
With North Korea moving toward another nuclear test, enforcement of international sanctions is flagging, experts say. Critics of US policy say the Obama administration is reluctant to use the tools at its disposal.
In a two-page letter, a Virginia state senator praised Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for, among other things, taking on America’s ‘arch-enemy’ Al Qaeda. Mr. Assad posted the letter on his Facebook page.
Ukraine’s president-elect, candymaker Petro Poroshenko, recognizes that Russia will inevitably play a crucial role in his country’s future. But he’s also for building more ties with both the EU and US.