Retired Gen. David Petraeus said Friday that the United States has a “moral obligation” to provide local translators that have aided the U.S. military abroad a path to the United States.
President Donald Trump is being pressed by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) to send defensive weapons to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists, following a spike in violence in Ukraine’s east.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday warned North Korea that any use of nuclear weapons by Pyongyang would be met with an “effective and overwhelming” response.
U.S. senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee will probe Russian efforts to influence the U.S. presidential election, joining several other congressional panels investigating Moscow’s alleged hacks.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) phoned Australia’s ambassador to the United States on Thursday to express “unwavering support” for the alliance between the two countries.
The government of Afghanistan lost almost 15 percent of its territory last year, as Taliban insurgents continued to launch attacks amid declines in U.S. and allied military personnel.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroschenko plans to hold a referendum on the country’s potential membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, according to a report in German media.
David Shulkin on Wednesday pledged to implement “major reform” at the Department of Veterans Affairs should he be confirmed to lead the troubled agency.
Rex Tillerson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as secretary of state in the administration of Donald Trump on Wednesday.
A Ukrainian official said Wednesday that a military cargo plane belonging to Kiev was shot at from a Russian-occupied oil rig in the Black Sea, an accusation that was denied by Moscow.