The American dead included two soldiers, a US security contractor, and a civilian Defense Department employee, according to US Central Command.

Mike Giglio • 23 hours ago

The hyped news accounts over Julian Assange’s fate at Ecuador’s embassy in London keeps missing one crucial factor: Ecuadorians.

Vera Bergengruen • 11 days ago

Mattis announced his resignation on Thursday, citing differences with the president over his decision to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan.

Nidhi Prakash • 24 days ago

It's the second major resignation over the president's decision in as many days.

Amber Jamieson • 25 days ago

In a letter to the president dated Thursday, Mattis wrote about his beliefs in "treating allies with respect."

Vera Bergengruen • 27 days ago

The indictment provides the most detailed account to date of Turkish efforts to persuade the US to extradite Fethullah Gulen, a longtime rival of Turkey’s president.

Chris Geidner • One month ago

Central Americans continue to arrive in northern Mexico, but the US military has cut the number of troops deployed on the border.

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

Butina pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, and will delay sentencing while she cooperates with the government.

Zoe Tillman • One month ago

What happens when your only currency is Trump–Russia fame?

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

“If you’re sitting at the Pentagon, your best hope is that the Mexican military continues to ignore the rhetoric.”

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

The roadside bomb also wounded three other US service members as well as an American contractor.

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

It’s the first estimate of what it will cost to have 5,900 active-duty troops on the border.

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

“Sir, I have a question. The wire obstacles that we've implanted along the border...are we going to be taking those out when we leave?"

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“This administration continues to use immigration policy for political purposes,” Democratic state Rep. Mary González said.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“He creates this word picture for people that these troops are going to be hurling back invaders at the border. That’s just not the case.”

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“We had rocks thrown at us all the time in Afghanistan. Responding with lethal force is a fucking war crime.”

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“I think the president has made it clear that border security is national security,” said Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

Over the course of his presidency, Trump has often threatened to use military force at the US–Mexico border, but it is still unclear what that would look like.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“I was shocked seeing it in under ‘loyalty issues.’ How is this disloyal to the United States?”

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

Three others were wounded in the crossfire of a deadly Taliban attack that killed a powerful US-backed Afghan security official.

Vera Bergengruen • 3 months ago