WASHINGTON-- With a possible signing of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal in the works, the disputed results of the recent Afghan election could complicate the ability of government representatives to negotiate with the Taliban, experts on the long U.S. involvement in...
WASHINGTON-- With a possible signing of the U.S.-Taliban peace deal in the works, the disputed results of the recent Afghan election could complicate the ability of government representatives to negotiate with the Taliban, experts on the long U.S. involvement in...read more
An encrypted line set up by the U.S. State Department is helping Iranians expose human rights violations by regime officials.
There will be no suddenly more proactive U.S. strategy in the South China Sea this year, expert says.
The cause of the crash continues to be under investigation. However, the statement issued by the U.S Forces on Tuesday reiterated that “there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire.”read more
Pro-Israel Democratic leaders sounded a cautiously optimistic note on Tuesday after President Donald Trump finally unveiled his long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.read more
A first: Psychologists behind CIA’s “torture program” testify in front of a military commission at Guantanamo
None of the admissions obtained by the CIA through the interrogation techniques can be used in court because they were acquired through coercion. Mitchell and Jessen’s testimony could also lead to the exclusion of any evidence gathered by the FBI after the CIA’s interrogation.
U.S. troops withdrawing from Iraq raise concerns over whether their absence will leave minority communities vulnerable to attacks by armed militias.
The Trade Bank of Iraq is expected to stop processing payments to Iran if US sanction exemptions expire next month.
https://vimeo.com/386339519 WASHINGTON - The women’s march this past weekend included many different interests and policy goals, including those lobbying against war with Iran. “War is a women’s issue,” said Donna Farvard, organizing director for the National Iranian...
This is the second time in less than six months that the White House has proposed using military money to pay for the wall.
A report released by the Assyrian Policy Institute found that the Iraqi Constitution lacks protection measures for Assyrians and Yazidis.
Foreigners responsible for taking Americans hostage abroad have long been able to benefit from western institutions and ways of life. A new bill aims to curb that, but some experts fear it goes too far.
After the election of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-Wen in 2016, tensions between China and Taiwan have increased over the new President’s criticism of unification and the One-China Policy. On Wednesday, experts debated the likelihood that mounting pressure from Beijing will lead to a military invasion of Taiwan. One former U.S. Pacific Fleet official said all signs are pointing to an eventual invasion; however an official with the RAND Corporation argued it’s not in China’s strategic interests to invade.
Economic sanctions threatened against corrupt Iraqi officials wouldn’t be enough to end the political corruption and violence in Iraq, and they aren’t what Iraqis who have staged protests against the government for nearly two months want