Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

Officials: U.S. Knew Three Days Before Mosul Fell That Islamic State Was Moving Forces

By Hannah Allam, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration knew an attack was in the works three days in advance of the Islamic State's offensive in north ...

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U.S.: Sanctions ‘Very Soon’ If Russia Stays Course On Ukraine

U.S.: Sanctions ‘Very Soon’ If Russia Stays Course On Ukraine

Washington (AFP) - The United States is prepared to impose tough new economic sanctions on Russia "very soon" if Moscow refuses to sever ties with Kremlin-backed separatists in ea ...

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Bahrain: U.S. Asst Secretary Of State ‘Unwelcome’, Should Leave

Bahrain: U.S. Asst Secretary Of State ‘Unwelcome’, Should Leave

Dubai (AFP) - Bahrain's foreign ministry said Monday that U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Tom Malinowski, is "unwelcome" in the Sunni-rul ...

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Russians Target State Dept. Spokeswoman For Media Assault

Russians Target State Dept. Spokeswoman For Media Assault

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Among the Russian bloggers and social media activists who are loyal to the Kremlin, there’s a favorite target when it com ...

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U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Uganda For ‘Vile’ Anti-Gay Laws

U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Uganda For ‘Vile’ Anti-Gay Laws

Washington (AFP) - The United States Thursday slapped sanctions on Uganda -- cancelling a military air exercise, imposing visa bans and freezing some aid -- amid deep U.S. anger a ...

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Kerry: U.S. Seeks To Help All Iraqis, Not Maliki

Kerry: U.S. Seeks To Help All Iraqis, Not Maliki

Washington (AFP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry insisted in remarks aired Thursday that Washington is seeking to help all Iraqis, not merely prop up Prime Minister Nuri al-M ...

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U.S. To Evacuate Baghdad Embassy Staff

U.S. To Evacuate Baghdad Embassy Staff

Washington (AFP) - The U.S. embassy in Baghdad is evacuating personnel and increasing military security after militants captured vast swathes of territory and advanced toward the ...

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Whither Iraq? What’s Happening Had To Happen

Whither Iraq? What’s Happening Had To Happen

This article originally appeared at WeMeantWell.com The events unfolding now in Iraq are inevitable. They are the latest iteration of all the good we failed to do from day one of ...

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Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange Sparks Bipartisan Backlash In Congress

Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange Sparks Bipartisan Backlash In Congress

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The White House on Wednesday battled a bipartisan storm of criticism over President Barack Obama's decision to order ...

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Obama: Russia A ‘Regional Power’ Losing Influence Because Of Crimea

Obama: Russia A ‘Regional Power’ Losing Influence Because Of Crimea

By Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- President Barack Obama disputed the idea that Russia is the United States' No. 1 geo ...

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