Secretary of Defense Gates reassured jittery South Korea of firm US commitment to deterring North's conventional forces and confronting its nuclear threat.
A bill that allows Pentagon to block release of detainee photos from Iraq and Afghanistan is on its way to the White House after clearing Congress Tuesday.
Congress passed a new law Tuesday that allows the Obama administration to keep secret photos of detainees alleged to have been abused by US military and intelligence personnel.
He must help weak elected leaders amid conflict in all three Islamic nations.
Ahead of January elections, supporters of the Sadr movement cast ballots for individual candidates – rather than parties – for the first time in a primary poll.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Wednesday he's optimistic that a UN investigator would examine claims that Syria, Iran, and others were interfering in Iraq's affairs.
Israel does have the capability to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities, but such an operation would be very complex and costly, politically.
The US needs to take a holistic regional approach.
Many gay rights activists think Obama isn’t doing enough. But he’s in no rush on same-sex marriage or the military’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy.
The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Barack Obama appears to be an effort to spur on, rather than reward, peacemaking.