The Army announced on Monday it is referring the case of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to a four-star general who will decide whether to charge him criminally for leaving his base in 2009 in Afghanistan.
North Korea is experiencing widespread Internet outages. One expert says the country’s online access is “totally down.”
Valerie Plame, the former CIA operative whose identity was revealed in a published media column in 2003 that cited information from the U.S. State Department, has played a part in the outing of yet another field agent.
Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants following the deadliest terror attack in the nation’s history, officials said Monday.
Author Juergen Todenhoefer, who traveled deep into Islamic State territory — into the caliphate regions of Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq — has a harsh warning for the West: These fighters are committed to their cause, they believe in beheadings, slavery and child fighters, and they’re expecting to soon conquer Europe, he said.
An angry North Korea, now on the defensive over a U.S. accusation of hacking, is refusing to take part in a groundbreaking U.N. Security Council meeting Monday where the country’s bleak human rights situation will be discussed for the first time.
President Obama on Sunday called the unprecedented North Korean cyberattack on Sony Pictures an act of “cybervandalism,” not war, sparking outrage among lawmakers who believe the U.S. response has been too weak and may invite further aggression.
In building a case for their sweeping conclusion that the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques were simply “not effective” during the years after 9/11, Senate Democrats cited in their report example after example in which another tactic, known as “rapport-building,” succeeded in extracting valuable intelligence from al Qaeda suspects.
A U.S. drone fired two missiles at militant hideout in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least five Taliban fighters, two security officials said.
The Army would have to give Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl an honorable discharge because he is past his active duty commitment, unless it proceeded with a court martial, a legal expert says.
President Obama doesn’t believe that he’s been “rolled” by Vladimir Putin, rejecting the idea that the Russian president has outmaneuvered the U.S. in a geopolitical chess match.
A French man shouted “Allahu Akbar” (“God is great” in Arabic) as he smashed his vehicle into a crowd of people, injuring 11, one day after another French man shouted the same phrase in an attack on three police officers.