The U.S. invasion of Haiti would commence not with the blazing of guns but with the quiet ripples of Navy SEALS making their way ashore.
Though the ranks of the Whiz Kids in the Defense Department are proliferating, five stand out for the scope and strength of their influence:Alain C. Enthoven, 31, intense and dark-suited, looks more like a young college professor than a weapons analyst
It isn’t clear whether the United States will ever be able to declare victory in Iraq, the top U.S. commander there said Thursday
NATO will stay in Afghanistan "for as long as it takes," the military alliance’s new leader said in Brussels, Belgium, Monday. “We will support the Afghan people for as long as it takes — let me repeat that, for as long as it takes,” said Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the former Danish prime minister who became secretary general on August 1
A strong Russia is good for the United States, U.S. President Barack Obama said in a speech in Moscow, which he is visiting in an effort to "reset" the countries’ relations
Russian and U.S. nuclear negotiators have completed a joint statement on the framework for a new arms control agreement to replace the 1991 START I agreement which expires December 5.
The number of Obama Administration figures losing power to Dennis Ross is growing longer by the day, but one addition to the list is particularly surprising: General James Jones. Obama picked the 6’4″ former Marine to be his National Security Adviser last November after meeting him only a handful of times. And while Obama is happy with his strategic military advice, the President seeks more guidance on the “political and diplomatic” front than he’s getting from Jones, two senior Administration officials tell TIME
Russian and U.S officials are meeting Wednesday and Thursday in Moscow to discuss a replacement pact for the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty I, which is expiring in December. “The key thing is that our two countries seem to have decided that we do want to pursue very intensive negotiations between now and December 2009 to try to achieve a new treaty to replace START when it goes out of force December 5,” said Rose Gottemoeller, the U.S. assistant secretary of state
The surgical face mask has become perhaps the most recognizable symbol of the H1N1 pandemic threat, but if the currently circulating flu virus does in fact reach full-fledged pandemic proportions, U.S.