After a crackdown on music, Baba Salah wants to keep Islamists out of his hometown.
Night raids, power struggles and the other reasons why Americans are still deeply unpopular in Afghanistan.
This close American ally is still stopping just short of military force against Bashar al-Assad.
Western officials and outside analysts believe that the European dictatorship is aiding Bashar al-Assad's crackdown.
Charting out the 2012 U.S. presidential contenders on Iran, Afghanistan, the military, and the world ahead.
Major General Dana Prittard wrote he is '"fed up with soldiers who are choosing to take their own lives." But statements like this will only further isolate troops in crisis.
Maj. Gen. Dana Pittard commands Fort Bliss, one the nation’s largest Army bases, so his blunt comments about suicide has raised eyebrows throughout the military.
Stopping the planned attack was "a team sport" that highlights the growing counterterrorism relationship with Saudi Arabia.
New documents show the terrorist leader worried about al-Qaeda's portrayal in the media.
New photos show American soldiers posing with the body parts of Taliban suicide bombers.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has apologized for grisly new photos showing American soldiers posing with the body parts of Taliban suicide bombers and promised that “anyone found responsible for this inhuman conduct will be held accountable.” If similar recent events are any indication, those punishments will be a long time coming.
The surprising finances of Afghanistan's police and army, for which the U.S. bears virtually all costs.
The new crisis dampens early hopes that Kim Jong Un would have a warmer relationship with the West.
The army's prosecution of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will last long after U.S. troops are withdrawn.
Can Marine Corps Gen. John Allen defend the increasingly unpopular war at home?
The Pentagon is preparing an array of military options for striking Iran if hard-hitting diplomatic and economic sanctions fail to persuade Tehran to drop its nuclear ambitions, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told National Journal in an interview Thursday.
U.S. military leaders urged caution, saying it would far more dangerous than in Libya and that diplomacy is still Obama's focus.
The Israeli and Americans leaders couldn't hide their disagreements at this week's meetings.
Though the most recent reason appears to be a mistaken Koran-burning, it's a longer trend.