Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced Feb. 1 that the US could end its combat role in Afghanistan by mid-2013 even as concerns about Taliban strength rise.
After moving to big cities, some preserve their culture through Wikipedia entries written in regional languages.
At least 70 people died in a melee following a soccer match in Port Said, Egypt. The security failure is spawning rumors that the incident plays into the military's law-and-order appeal.
Through Pizzas4Patriots Mark and Kent Evans send thousands of pizzas to US troops stationed overseas on Super Bowl Sunday and the 4th of July.
So classy, even its riders seem to behave better when aboard.
Lauded as among the best police institutions in Latin America, Chile's Los Carabineros are helping Honduras, one of the most troubled countries in the region right now.
Grainy videos depict the violence that has killed at least 6,000 Syrians, but the prospects for international intervention appear dim. Is the world inured to the ubiquitous images?
An IAEA team left Iran today after three days of discussion with Iranian officials with an announcement that a follow-up visit would happen soon.
Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services arrested at least nine peaceful student protesters in Khartoum last week, and the government has yet to acknowledge the arrests, reports guest blogger Tracy Fehr.