U.S. Ambassador to James Cunningham, seated, signs the documents of the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) at the presidential palace as Afghanistan's president Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, first right, and chief executive Abdullah Abdullah, second right, watch, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sep…
WASHINGTON — After lengthy delays, U.S. and Afghan officials signed a security pact Tuesday to keep American troops in Afghanistan beyond year’s end, aiming to prevent the country from descending into the kind of chaos that has plagued Iraq following the Pentagon’s withdrawal.
WASHINGTON — Once shunned by the United States, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode a wave of enthusiasm and popular support Monday to the White House, where he kicked off a two-day visit with President Obama. The two leaders sought to put a brave face on the relationship despite widesp…
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed warmly on his U.S. visit.
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government poised to confront a resilient Taliban insurgency by signing an agreement that would guarantee a continuing American military presence.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, left, is sworn in by Chief Justice Abdul Salam Azimi at the presidential palace in Kabul on Monday.
UNITED NATIONS — In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are “branches of the same poisonous tree,” both bent on world domination through terror, just like the Nazis.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2010, file photo, director of Israel's Mossad spy agency Tamir Pardo stands outside his home in Nirit, Israel. The typically shadowy Mossad revamped its website last week to include a recruiting video and an online application option for those seeking employment. With…
This Screen grab from the Mossad, Israeli Secret Intelligence Service website taken Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, shows their home page with a quote by former Israeli President Shimon Peres and a ink to an job application. The typically hush-hush Mossad revamped its website last week to include a …
This Screen grab from the Mossad, Israeli Secret Intelligence Service website taken Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, shows their home page with a link to a job application and a line that reads, "Join us to see the invisible and do the impossible." The typically hush-hush Mossad revamped its website …
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — It used to be that if you wanted to join one of the world's most secretive espionage organizations you had to sneak into a foreign embassy, answer a cryptic newspaper ad or show up in a nondescript building in Tel Aviv to meet a shadowy recruiter. Now all it takes to …
Congress should follow Senate committee's approval of $350 million aid for Ukraine.
JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Israel on Sunday en route to the United Nations in New York, saying he will refute "all of the lies directed at us" with regard to Israel's recently concluded war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
O'Reilly's proposal flawed, but we should rethink our approach to war.
President Obama's words starting to sound something like beginning of a counterattack.
As members of Physicians for Social Responsibility, we want to encourage each of you to write to a member of Congress about the dangers of nuclear weapons.
No matter what line of work you’re in, you should be watching the debate over the emerging trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) very closely.
The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:
DEAR ABBY: For 17 years I have been using the same hairstylist, "Marietta," because she does great cuts and color. She's married to my cousin "Gil," but not for long. They're divorcing.