| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Obama administration's muscular counter-terrorism campaign against a dangerous Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen is facing a new threat from the sudden military gains and growing political influence of a Shiite Muslim rebel group backed by Iran, according...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Is America responsible for the chaos engulfing the Middle East? It is a question not far from many a Washington discussion of current events. With the Islamic State's fanatics erasing the region's colonial borders, for some the answer is evident: The U.S....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
A peace agreement signed in Yemen on Sunday offered hope for a resolution to a spate of sectarian violence that has killed more than 140 people and reportedly led to the resignation of the country’s prime minister.
The impoverished but...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:58 PM
A drone attack killed three suspected al Qaeda militants on Saturday in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province, a local official told Reuters.
"The three armed men were traveling in a vehicle along a desert stretch between Yemen and Saudi Arabia's border...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:05 AM
The drone has become America's counter-terrorism weapon of choice. But does drone warfare really further U.S. goals abroad?
To wartime strategists under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, the new weapon, like many innovations in the history of...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:06 AM
When I departed Fallujah, Iraq in October 2007 after a six-month deployment with the U.S. Navy as a tribal and political engagement officer, I left a city that appeared to have turned its back on Islamic radicalism and was focused on peacefully...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 4:27 PM
In President Barack Obama's sometimes maddeningly cautious foreign policy, you can see him struggling to answer what may be the hardest question of his presidency: How should the United States project power in a disorderly world without making the same...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:06 PM
NEW YORK -- On a ranch in rural Oregon, a radical Muslim holding a dagger with a curved blade yanked back the head of a kneeling young man and brought the metal to his neck.
"He said he was going to show us how to properly slice someone's throat,"...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:26 PM
WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a recent video that showed Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen openly taunting the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes over the last three days that marked a sharp acceleration of the Obama administration&...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 8:49 PM
WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most...