| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Barack Obama's foreign policy disasters are about what one might expect from a leftist community organizer elected to be leader of the free world. So many of the countries this administration has touched -- Ukraine, Libya, Iraq -- have descended into...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:05 PM
The deaths in Gaza last weekend of two Israeli soldiers who grew up in the United States have caused many people to wonder about dual citizenship and about Americans serving in other countries’ militaries. Here are some questions and answers on...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Although many things about the case against former Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi are murky, one thing is clear:
We should all be so lucky to have such a fiercely devoted mother.
Jill Tahmooressi's deft plucking of American heartstrings has been...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:20 PM
JERUSALEM Israel pulled back most of its troops in the Gaza Strip closer to the Israeli border and withdrew some units from the territory, redeploying its forces in what it said would be an ongoing offensive against Hamas.
But airstrikes continued and...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:20 PM
As the Gaza conflict drags on, Iraq has faded from the headlines, even though the country is falling to pieces. So it was intriguing to meet a terrific group of Iraqi college students at Temple University on a State Department exchange program that...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Tucked inside the files at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston are State Department notes from the 1960s detailing racial discrimination along U.S. 40 in Maryland — and warning the president of its implications for the Cold War.
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Israel said its military would hold fire in most of the Gaza Strip for seven hours on Monday to facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid and for displaced Palestinians to return to their homes, but would fight back if attacked.
The humanitarian truce,...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Three hundred American rabbis have called on President Barack Obama to secure the immediate release of former State Department contractor Alan Gross as family members and advocates expressed growing concern for his physical and emotional health.
| Jul 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Want to know where to find a real five-star hotel in Mexico? Soon you'll be able to.
Forbes Travel Guide announced last week that it would add destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, and expand further into Latin America too. The first list of five-...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:35 AM
WASHINGTON East Carolina University's Greg Hurley is going abroad again for a two-week trip this month, but not exactly for a classic vacation.
It will be Beirut for the viola and violin teacher, who's left Greenville, N.C., every summer for the last...