An Iranian official spoke against the tentative Iran nuclear deal Thursday. But US officials expect that dissonant voices may be heard before Tehran makes a final decision.
As the U.S. postpones a decision on Afghanistan, Gerald Posner reports on a new secret weapon in the arsenal of the Taliban and Al Qaeda: getting the Army addicted to their cheap heroin.
In Part I of this series, Raw Story revealed that Bryan Whitman, the current deputy assistant secretary of defense for media operations, was an active senior participant in a Bush administration covert Pentagon program that used retired military analysts to generate positive wartime news coverage.
The Obama administration's new policy toward Sudan, formally announced Monday, turns the spotlight back on where the troubled nation's problems first began: the split between the Islamic north and the largely animist and Christian south.
U.S. and European counterterrorism officials say a rising number of Western recruits -- including Americans -- are traveling to Afghanistan and Pakistan to attend paramilitary training camps.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has always had an enigmatic air to it. One second it is a soapbox masquerading as a regional bloc, and the next a fast-approaching Asian NATO. Thanks to Vladimir Putin’s comments at last week’s Beijing summit, Asian OPEC can now be added to the list.
It turns out Islamabad's reprieve is to be short-lived, as the Pakistan Taliban are once again striking at the heart of the Pakistani state.
Although the ink on the Lisbon Treaty hasn’t even dried yet, bureaucrats in Brussels have already begun to plot the EU’s rise as a superpower.
A report revealing high-level meetings to de-link oil from the U.S. dollar has gold spiking and financial analysts buzzing. It begs the question: how long does the U.S. dollar really have as global reserve currency? Full Story
A US military aid program that favors Afghan vendors is being used by the Taliban as an extortion racket to the tune of a projected $80 million in the last year.