| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:47 PM
One of the two psychologists who devised the CIA's harsh Bush-era interrogation methods said on Wednesday that a scathing U.S. Senate report on the torture of foreign terrorism suspects "took things out of context" and made false accusations.
| Dec 14, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Vowing to destroy Israel, Hamas paraded some 2,000 of its armed fighters and truck-mounted rockets through Gaza on Sunday, marking its 27th anniversary with its biggest show of force since the end of the Gaza war this summer.
A ceasefire in August halted...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 1:21 AM
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms and educational institutions, according to a confidential agency...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:35 AM
ISLAMABAD Raised-in-America militant Adnan El Shukrijumah, who left his family's home in Miramar, Fla., in 2001 to become a top leader in al-Qaida, evaded detection by U.S. security agencies for more than a decade by moving between safe houses in remote...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:29 AM
A winter of discontent is brewing in America.
Over the last fortnight, large parts of the country have seethed with anger, first at the decision of a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 8:48 AM
A massive vehicle bomb exploded Wednesday outside the residence of the Iranian ambassador in Yemen’s increasingly chaotic capital. The envoy was not in the building at the time, but at least three people, including the bomber, were killed and more...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON The crash in global oil prices heightens pressure on Iran to strike a nuclear deal with the West and escape crippling international sanctions, according to a report released Tuesday.
Iran's budget is driven by oil, and the steep price drop...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, Nov. 28:
The decision early last week of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany and negotiating partner Iran to extend the Nov. 24...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the late 1960s, the Rolling Stones recorded one of their classic tunes: “You Can't Always Get What You Want.” The song's philosophical message — to the extent Mick Jagger and Keith Richards thought about it — seemed to suggest...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:26 AM
Nearly two decades after Matt Eisenfeld and his girlfriend died in a suicide bombing in Jerusalem, his family has gained greater insight and perspective, if not solace, from the new book "The Bus on Jaffa Road."
"People always ask if you've been able to...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Diplomats seeking to limit Iran's nuclear program have long said they wouldn't keep bargaining if officials in Tehran proved unwilling to budge. But after a year of frazzling negotiations and two missed deadlines, the diplomats have done just that....