Barack Obama and David Cameron will urge NATO members to increase military spending at the alliance’s summit in Wales, amid growing geopolitical tensions, Europe-wide austerity, and criticism that some countries are getting a “free ride”.
A Seattle man has told investigators he killed four people in Washington state and New Jersey this year in a mission to avenge the “millions” of lives “taken every single day” by the United States government, according to court documents.
A New York Times reporter has been given 24 hours to leave Afghanistan for not cooperating with an investigation into his story about unnamed Afghan officials’ plans to set up an interim government and take power amid an election standoff.
A Marine who was prosecuted for a 2011 video that depicted he and other Marines urinating on corpses of Taliban members was found dead on Wednesday. His death did not appear to be a suicide, his lawyer told Marine Corps Times.
A half-dozen American troops who served alongside Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the United States Army soldier who spent nearly six years in Taliban custody before being released in June, are planning a book about the ordeal.
Apparent war crimes committed by US and NATO troops in Afghanistan have gone uninvestigated, leaving the families of thousands of the victims without justice, Amnesty International said in a new report.
As the Islamic State tears through minority communities in northern Iraq, the extremist terror group, that owes its ascendance to funding from US allies in the Middle East, sent a message to the White House: We’re coming for you.
An MoD spokesman said he is confident Afghan forces are ready to assume control from foreign troops to fight the Taliban, and provide security in the fragile country. His comments follow an alleged green-on-blue attack that left one US general dead.
The Afghan armed forces are not cohesive and there are problems with checking and investigating recruits, making sure that the army is properly recruited and trained, Middle East expert Deepack Tripathi told RT.