As US prepares to withdraw troops from major cities, bombings in Baghdad and near Kirkuk have the country on edge.
The team working to free the New York Times reporter reached out to kidnappers and debated whether to go public.
Mistakes in the way airstrikes were carried out in Farah Province last month may have led to the deaths of 26 Afghans, according to a Pentagon investigation released Friday.
The US deployed antimissile defense systems in response to reports that North Korea could launch a long-range missile toward the island early next month.
He's at odds with the defense secretary's cap of 187 stealth jets.
At conference in Siberia, leaders of Russia, China, India, and Iran float idea of new 'supranational' currency. China offers $10 billion to neighbors.
Newly released information suggests that harsh interrogation techniques could lead to false information.
The 1960 report defends Israel's nuclear ambitions, offers guidance on handling today's nuclear-hopefuls.