Many who were involved in the US war effort in Iraq continue to insist that the country fell apart because of Obama's failings. There is little evidence to support them.
The UN and private aid agencies say with fighting on the ground and a Saudi-led air campaign pounding the ports, food and clean water are running short in Yemen.
Critics are pointing to corruption as a key contributor to gaps in Kenya's security efforts.
The attack on Garissa University College was the deadliest yet by the militant Islamist group, which is based across the border in Somalia.
Negotiators reached a tentative framework deal today in Switzerland. The devil is in the details, but the specifics released so far – if they hold up – look promising.
The conflict in Yemen is driven by local grievances and competition, not some Iranian plot.
The Islamist group's deadly attack is a blow to Kenyan efforts to root out the Somalia-based militant organization. The group said it was holding Christian students as hostages.
With Saudi-led airstrikes in their seventh day, dozens of civilians were reported killed at a dairy factory where Yemen's Houthi rebels are suspected of storing weapons.
A Saudi-led coalition is trying to stop Yemen's major cities falling to Houthi Shiite insurgents after the removal of President Hadi, who has fled into exile. Rivalry with Shiite Iran lies behind the military intervention.
In an interview on '60 Minutes,' the Syrian president claimed that IS was expanding and gaining more recruits. He also expressed optimism about 'dialogue' with the US.
Singapore made incredible strides under Mr. Lee, who was laid to rest today. But it was also well ahead of many of its Asian peers at independence.
Saudi Arabia, looking for soldiers willing to fight on the ground in Yemen, asked Pakistan if it would send troops. So far, that looks unlikely.
Egypt sends warships through Suez Canal to support Saudi action, taken in support of Yemen's President Hadi. The US says it supports its Gulf Cooperation Council 'partners.'
Many see the violence in Yemen as a proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran. That's true to an extent, but risks oversimplification.
There were conflicting reports of whether President Hadi had fled his temporary capital in Aden after Shiite Houthi fighters took over Yemen's largest airbase, just 35 miles away.
The already poor relationship between the Obama administration and the government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks set to get worse, with Iran nuclear talks nearing an important deadline at the end of the month.
Islamic State, which has a growing presence in Libya, claimed responsibility for the deadly museum attack. Tunisia said two gunmen received military training in Libya.
A dispute over possible deployment has brought sharp words between Seoul and Beijing. Foreign ministers of S. Korea, China, and Japan will meet for the first time in three years Saturday amid tensions over security, territory, and wartime history.
Politicians make many campaign promises they don't intend to deliver on. But Netanyahu's promise Monday to never agree to a Palestinian state fits his record.