The State Department is building up bases even as troops prepare to withdraw
The U.S. military presence is deeply unpopular here, but Obama's plan to withdrawal all forces has been met with opposition in Washington
"It is like seeing ghosts of the Americans"
Though abhorring the September 11 attacks, many Iraqis recall it as an event used to justify the disastrous invasion of their country
John McCain quietly inserted a provision in a Senate bill that would take away responsibility from law enforcement agencies like the FBI
Rehashing Bush-administration divides, the former secretary of state took the controversial VP to task over accusations in his new memoir
“This isn’t going to be a war-stopper like Beirut or Mogadishu,” says a former SEAL commander
David Addington, who worked as chief of staff to George W. Bush's vice president, pushes the tea-party line at the Heritage Foundation
Obama recognizes Libya's opposition movement in a high-stakes gamble
As 10,000 troops leave the country, key Hill supporters are turning against the war
Washington has harshly condemned the scale and brutality of President Bashar al-Assad's crackdown on his own people, but Western powers are doing little to bring the violence to an end
With the al Qaeda leader dead, should our 10-year occupation and rebuilding effort die with him?
A big shuffle puts familiar faces in new national security roles
Egypt's demonstrators have succeeded in forcing Mubarak to relinquish powers. But the country's future could end up looking an awful lot like its past.