In a secure vault in the U.S. Army’s super-secret Intelligence and Security Command in northern Virginia, Colonel Mike Tanksley sketches the barest outlines of the new Armageddons
The French Embassy in Ivory Coast announced on Monday that Ivory Coast security forces had arrested incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo, after major fighting that had torn apart the city of Abidjan since March 31.
For weeks, the U.N.’s mission in the Ivory Coast has sat pinned down in its quarters, watching as this West African country lurched toward civil war.
Israel and the United States commenced what is believed to be their largest ever joint military exercises in missile defense Wednesday. The long-planned, two-week air defense exercise has been dubbed Juniper Cobra 10 and will involve participation of 1,000 personnel from the U.S.
After decades of coddling military dictators in Pakistan, Washington wants a different relationship with its key partner in the war against al-Qaeda. The Kerry-Lugar Act which has passed the Senate, after a similar bill passed in the House last month, would provide $7.5 billion in nonmilitary aid over the next five years, in an ambitious plan to counter widespread anti-American sentiment there by helping Pakistan’s civilian government deliver essential services to its population.
A United Nations group will present a scathing report Tuesday on Israel’s conduct during its military offensive into Gaza that began late last year.
Talks with Iran on its nuclear program might be more urgent after the Islamic republic’s revelations of a second nuclear facility but trust will be an impediment, former President Bill Clinton said Friday.
The shooting at the Balderas station in central Mexico City happened after police stopped Luis Felipe Hernandez Castillo, 38, from writing graffiti on the wall of one of the subway platforms. Hernandez Castillo was writing “Este gobierno de criminales,” or “this government of criminals,” federal District Attorney Miguel Angel Mancera said.
Pakistani police confiscated dozens of illegal weapons in a Saturday morning raid of two homes belonging to the owner of a security firm linked to the U.S.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday said he was interested in working with Russia to develop a civilian nuclear power program. His statement at a televised political rally in Caracas, Venezuela, followed a trip to Russia, where he met with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev