Nuclear facilities across the globe are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks because of industry-wide cultural and technical challenges that have the potential of proving to be catastrophic, experts told the authors of a new report.
Philadelphia-area colleges were on high alert Monday following the discovery of an Internet posting that attracted the attention of the FBI and ATF.
The top commander in Afghanistan said Monday that the deadly U.S. airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz was called in by local Afghan government forces, not Americans.
A series of car bombings across Iraq Monday killed at least 36 people and wounded dozens as the government continued its efforts to combat extremism across the country.
Amid the gloomy news of stalemates against the Islamic State, a bright spot is a dogged, disparate force known as the peshmerga in northern Iraq that just finished retaking a string of villages amid a six-month-long offensive.
Growing numbers of Syrian refugees are returning to their war-ravaged homeland from Jordan because they can’t survive in exile after drastic aid cuts, can’t afford to pay smugglers to sneak them into Europe or are simply homesick.
Moscow’s bombings in Syria, coupled with Vladimir Putin’s railing against the U.S. at the United Nations General Assembly last week, have thrust the Russian president into the global spotlight and rejuvenated debate over the extent to which he is an evil geopolitical genius, a strategically brilliant hustler — or some combination of both.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday denounced the Congress’ Benghazi committee, seizing on controversial remarks by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy that she said proved the panel was political hit job aimed solely at her.
Sen. John McCain blamed the airstrike that hit an Afghan hospital run by Doctors Without Borders on the “fog of war” and the Obama administration’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from the war zone.
The Defense Department’s plan to consider two Colorado prisons as possible destinations for Guantanamo Bay detainees is meeting with outrage from the state’s Republican congressional delegation, demonstrating the political resistance President Obama faces as he tries to honor his promise to close down the Cuba detainee facility.
Israeli troops fired at stone-throwers in West Bank clashes Monday, killing two Palestinian teens and raising fears about an escalation of violence at a time of growing diplomatic friction between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
President Obama said Friday that Hillary Rodham Clinton’s call for a no-fly zone is Syria was a political move, although he stopped short of calling it a “half-baked” proposal.