| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:43 AM
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta came here hoping to allay Chinese concerns that U.S. is pursuing a new military containment strategy aimed at Asia’s biggest power, but he failed to fully convince the leaders in Beijing....
| May 9, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin, in speech Wednesday marking the country’s Victory Day holiday commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany, declared his intention to remain a tough, weary-of-the-West leader focused on world security....
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:40 PM
As the U.S. seeks to reassert its role as a Pacific power after a decade of distant ground wars, the Obama administration has run into a problem: It’s hard to convince allies and rivals that the enhanced military commitment to Asia is sufficiently...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:53 AM
North Korea said Tuesday that it would not abandon its plan to carry out a satellite launch next month despite recent warnings from President Barack Obama over the move.
The North "will not give up the satellite launch for peaceful purposes, which is a...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:17 PM
In a private conversation made public by a live microphone, President Obama appeared to be putting off diplomatic talks with Russian leaders about a controversial missile defense system in Eastern Europe until after the November election, prompting...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Japan will shoot down any part of the long-range rocket that North Korea plans to launch next month that enters its territory, the Japanese defense minister, Naoki Tanaka, said Friday.
Speaking at a news conference, Tanaka said he had issued the official...
| Apr 1, 2012
Whenever you hear about a psychic being arrested, the natural question is: Why didn't she see that coming? Conservatives who raise dire alarms about what will happen in Barack Obama's second term face a similar problem. They need him to lose so their...
| Apr 2, 2012
"On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility."
Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 5:20 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Friday, but it broke apart before escaping the earth's atmosphere and fell into the sea.
The launch drew condemnation from United...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 5:26 AM
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean space officials said Tuesday all assembly and preparations for this week's planned satellite launch have been completed and denied it is a cover for a missile test.
Space officials told reporters at a news...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:12 AM
BATH, Maine (AP) — An enormous, expensive and technology-laden warship that some Navy leaders once tried to kill because of its cost is now viewed as an important part of the Obama administration’s Asia-Pacific strategy, with advanced...