Alan Crawford US senator John McCain called on National Security Agency director Keith Alexander to quit over the damage done by revelations that his agency may have tapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile...
An Air Force unit that operates one-third of the United State's land-based nuclear missiles has failed a safety and security inspection.
Karen DeYoung Six weeks before the raid by US Navy SEALs that killed Osama bin Laden last May, President Barack Obama's top national security officials debated various other options, including dropping an...
Nick O'Malley Officially, NATO meetings in Chicago this weekend will focus on the alliance's withdrawal from Afghanistan, improved military co-operation between the allies and missile defence.
Jon Swaine, Washington US president Barack Obama has been accused of risking national security for political gain by giving Hollywood filmmakers access to secret material on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has taken refuge in the South American nation's embassy in London and is seeking political asylum.
The Chinese have called it their ''underground Great Wall'' - a vast network of tunnels designed to hide their missile and nuclear arsenal.
Simon Mann, Washington Casualties and the high economic cost are eroding support for US involvement in Afghanistan, reports Simon Mann.
Paul McGeough, Pakistan Umar Cheema, a journalist in Islamabad, is matter-of-fact in telling of his abduction and torture last year by 12 men.
Ed O'keefe and Craig Whitlock The Pentagon will permit gay men and lesbians to serve openly in the military, allowing President Barack Obama to bring a formal end to the policy of 'don't ask, don't tell'.
Elisabeth Bumiller KABUL: The US is now ''within reach of strategically defeating al-Qaeda'' and the American focus has narrowed to capturing or killing 10 to 20 crucial leaders of the terrorist group in Pakistan,...
Laurent Thomet, Brussels AFTER three months of air strikes in Libya, the NATO alliance is showing signs of fatigue and discord, with no end in sight to the conflict.
Katherine Haddon, Kabul As the US starts exiting the Afghan war, analysts warn that dysfunction in Kabul and its naked hostility towards the White House jeopardise the US goal of handing over security in 2014.
Kabul Britain is involved in talks with the Taliban, Foreign Secretary William Hague said yesterday, days after the US revealed it was in negotiations to end the Afghan war.
Simon Mann, Washington The US will pull 33,000 troops out of Afghanistan by the end of the next northern summer, sooner than previously anticipated.
Simon Mann US President Barack Obama has announced he will bring home 33,000 US troops from Afghanistan by the northern summer of 2012. He said the first 10,000 troops would return home by the end of this year.
Simon Mann Barack Obama's timetable for bringing troops home from Afghanistan can be expected to cheer war-weary Americans who now support a drawdown in record numbers.
Simon Mann Barack Obama's timetable for bringing US troops home from Afghanistan can be expected to cheer war-weary Americans who now support in record numbers a drawdown of forces.
Simon Mann WASHINGTON: The United States's phased withdrawal from its decade-long war in Afghanistan is expected to include the exit of the 33,000 troops deployed in last year's "surge" by the end of next year.
Simon Mann America's phased retreat from its decade-long war in Afghanistan is expected to include the withdrawal of the 33,000 troops deployed in last year's ''surge'' by the end of 2012.