Berlin's reluctance to act militarily on moral grounds is well known. But over the past week, a series of investigations and the release of a confidential government report have shown that the German military is in a sorry state.
The pact, along with a similar deal between NATO and Afghanistan, will allow Western troops to stay in Afghanistan past the end of this year. It also means that foreign aid can resume flowing into Afghanistan – a critical need for the country.
Ahead of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson appearing Tuesday before a House committee, new reports indicate that the recent White House intruder made it deep into the Executive Mansion before being apprehended.
Community-focused citizen efforts can be effective ways for people to help each other, from housing the homeless to relieving debt to sharing goods or services.
UAE fighter pilot Mariam al-Mansouri shot to fame last week for her role in a US-led bombing campaign in Syria. While Americans hailed her pluck, for Arabs it's more complicated.
Melbourne raids follow a heightened terror alert earlier in September and the tabling of new security laws in Australia's parliament.
If polling trends continue, then Republicans wouldn’t need to worry about Kansas, because they would still have a majority, even if Sen. Pat Roberts loses. All the major forecasters now give the edge to the GOP.
If there was ever an opportunity to appoint somebody 'like Ginsburg,' now would be as good a time as any. Senate partisanship is likely to get worse in coming years, and the chances of confirming more liberal or conservative justices will continue to dim.