National Security

U.S. Mulls Withdrawal From Open Skies Treaty

Congress, Trump admin cite violations and spying by Moscow

Russian President Vladimir PutinThe Trump administration may withdraw the United States from a key treaty with Russia that Moscow uses to conduct surveillance operations across the United States—but has repeatedly violated by denying the United States access to Russian airspace.

Iran Orders U.S. to Pay $130 Billion in Reparations

Threatens to annihilate U.S., Britain, Israel, Saudi Arabia

Hossein SalamiThe Iranian government has ordered the United States to pay some $130 billion in reparations to citizens it says have been harmed by the Trump administration's tough sanctions policy on Tehran, according to a Tuesday announcement by Iran's judiciary.

International Criminal Court Declines to Prosecute Alleged Israeli War Crimes

Decision is defeat for anti-Israel activists across the globe

Turkish ship Mavi Marmara is seen docked at the port in Haifa on August 5, 2010The International Criminal Court on Monday declined to re-open an investigation into alleged Israeli war crimes stemming from a 2010 incident in which a Gaza-bound flotilla filled with militant anti-Israel agitators was intercepted by Israeli authorities, leading to a bloody confrontation.