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

Vera Bergengruen • 2 days ago

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

Zoe Tillman • 3 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 8 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 9 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 19 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 26 days 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 • One month ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • One month 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 • One month ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • One month 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 • One month ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

“All of those hangars are damaged. We anticipate the aircraft parked inside may be damaged as well."

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

The US has provided Saudi Arabia with refueling, weapons, and advice for its campaign in Yemen that the UN said has killed thousands of civilians.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“Most Americans are only vaguely aware that we’re still fighting overseas, and the reason for that is that they don’t have any skin in the game.”

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“That’s the dirty little secret here — there could be thousands of US troops camped out in northern and eastern Syria for decades,” said Nicholas Heras, a Syria expert at the Center for a New American Security.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

“Sirs – POTUS just tweeted the below on Transgenders not being able to serve in the military in any capacity."

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

He also offered to pony up $2 billion to help pay for a permanent US presence.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago