Back-channel discussions between Syria and Israel are being facilitated by Turkey, which has close ties to Israel and growing ties to Syria. The United States is supportive of the effort.
This family found ways to make traveling fun for Mom, Dad – and son.
Serbia will sign a premembership deal with the E.U. today that could bolster trailing pro-Western parties and give it greater access to record funding for the Balkans.
Pentagon weighs lead role in NATO's combat mission in the south to better fight Taliban.
The move brings greater focus to the conflict in Afghanistan. Lt. Gen. Odierno is set to succeed Petraeus in Iraq.
The focus of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit is largely security, but will include humanitarian work.
European objections keep Georgia, Ukraine off membership track, but US plans for missile-defense program in Europe gets an endorsement.