A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the State Department to review its designation of the People's Mujahedin Organization of Iran as a foreign terrorist organization
A newly released video of Netanyahu, speaking in an unvarnished manner in 2001 about relations with the United States and the peace process, may cause some heartburn at the White House.
The U.S. Army suffered 32 suicides in June, the highest number for a single month since the suicide rate in the Army began to spike in January 2009.
"I am not going to be the first U.S. official to discuss uh, uh, uh....." said Andrew J. Shapiro, the assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs.
The White House announced Thursday afternoon that it had requested a panel of inspectors general across the government "review" the operations of the congressionally-mandated Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghan reconstruction.
U.S. embassy workers in Islamabad are devoting a significant portion of their time to the hundreds of lawmakers and senior administration officials who visit each year, the State Department inspector general said in a new report.
A government panel explores the esoteric but important issue of cyber attack attribution -- basically figuring out who's behind a cyber attack.
In the interview released today Bybee was asked about the Post story. He said that he had "expressed some regret."
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has approved a U.S.-backed plan to create local defense forces across the country in an attempt to generate new grassroots opposition to the Taliban, U.S. and Afghan officials said Wednesday.
A Cuban migrant attempted to cross to the U.S. in a makeshift boat made of Styrofoam.
When the Senate Foreign Relations Committee first announced it would be holding a hearing on Wednesday into governance issues in Afghanistan, the witness list included Ryan C. Crocker, who served as U.S. ambassador to Iraq during the 2007-08 troop surge...
Six months before a referendum that could split Sudan in two, the United States and other countries are doing too little to help prepare for the vote, according to a report issued Wednesday by advocacy groups. They also warn that...
The Obama administration said Tuesday it has repatriated a Yemeni detainee who was held at Guantanamo Bay, partially lifting its suspension of all transfers to Yemen after a federal court judge found "overwhelming evidence" the man had been held illegally...
The British government has stripped Russian spy Anna Chapman of her British citizenship and revoked her passport, citing her guilty plea in U.S federal court for conspiring to violate the Foreign Agent Registration statute. Chapman's New York lawyer, Robert M....
Former Taliban militants hoping to have their names removed from the U.N. Security Council terror blacklist should not underestimate the challenges. The 15-nation council rarely lets even the dead off the hook. Twenty-five deceased militants, including seven Taliban, remain on...
The mysterious story of the Iranian scientist begins and ends with a cab. When Shahram Amiri showed up at 6:30 pm Monday at the Iranian interests section in Washington, maintained by the Pakistani embassy, the only person there was the...
Twenty-five years ago, a Soviet KGB officer named Vitaly Yurchenko followed a path seemingly similar to that of Amiri.
For the first time, an appeals court has reversed a lower court's ruling that a Guantanamo Bay detainee should be freed under the legal doctrine of habeas corpus.
At noon on Tuesday, President Obama formally announces Jacob Lew as his new director of the Office of Management and Budget -- filling a key hole on his economic team, but creating an equally big one at the State Department....
Videos of a man who identified himself as Iranian nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri and said he was kidnapped and tortured by the Central Intelligence Agency and being held in the United States.
The Pentagon is amping up efforts to explain its war strategy in Afghanistan to an increasingly war-weary public.
As Haitians marked the quake's six-month anniversary Monday, a State Department official said the latest figures showed "upwards of 30%" of the country's government workers had perished. That is complicating efforts to get the bureaucracy up and running again.
For many outside observers, that sounds like arguing about the size of the table. Why not start talks immediately, without preconditions? But nothing is ever as simple as that in the Middle East.
"Inspire" is al-Qaeda's first English-language online publication, designed to reach a wide audience in Europe and the United States.
Gen. David H. Petraeus is pressing his subordinates to address endemic problems with Afghanistan's paramilitary police force, which has been plagued by high attrition and uneven performance.
It's no accident that the bombers targeted two venues where crowds were watching the World Cup.