“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 • 3 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 11 days 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 • 13 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 15 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 19 days 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 • 26 days ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 26 days 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 • One month 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 • One month 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 • One month 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 • One month ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • One month ago

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

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

The claim was greeted with skepticism. “It’s not a certification — it’s a rubber stamp for Saudi Arabia,” said Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

The breathless coverage of a sexual overture that wasn’t missed the new details about her five-year effort to make inroads with prominent Republicans.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

Trump ordered the exercises suspended after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

After veterans groups accused Donald Trump of “telling every veteran ... that he doesn’t give a damn about anyone’s service,” Trump issued a proclamation calling for flags to remain at half-staff through McCain’s funeral.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

Arguing for her release on bond, her lawyer says US prosecutors twisted joking text messages to paint “Ms. Butina as some type of spy-novel honeypot.”

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago

Six key figures in the Trump–Russia probe have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars on the seesaw of outrage and sympathy created by the investigation dominating US politics.

Vera Bergengruen • 2 months ago