The Cost of Running Guantánamo Bay: $13 Million Per Prisoner

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba…

North Korea Missile Tests, ‘Very Standard’ to Trump, Show Signs of Advancing Arsenal

As North Korea fired off a series of missiles in recent months — at least 18…

To Start Afghan Withdrawal, U.S. Would Pull 5,400 Troops in 135 Days

KABUL, Afghanistan — The United States will pull 5,400 troops from Afghanistan and leave five military…

Federal Workers’ Children Born Abroad May Not Receive Automatic Citizenship

Children born abroad to certain United States service members and other federal employees will no longer…

Israeli Airstrike Hits Weapons Depot in Iraq

Israel has carried out an airstrike on a weapons depot in Iraq that officials said was…

Inside America’s Dysfunctional Trillion-Dollar Fighter-Jet Program

On the morning of June 23, 2014, an F-35 burst into flames just moments before its…

16 Marines in California Are Charged With Human Smuggling

WASHINGTON — Sixteen Marines were arrested on Thursday at a military base in Southern California and…

What Is the Chinese Military Doing in Hong Kong?

HONG KONG — When Hong Kong, a former British colony, returned to Chinese control in 1997,…

With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia

When a small car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the bustling port city of Bosaso…

‘Storm Area 51’ Facebook Plan Has a Million Supporters. It’s a Joke, Kind Of.

What would happen if a crowd of people stormed the gates of Area 51 looking for…

White House Asked Navy to Hide McCain Warship

The White House asked the Navy to hide a destroyer named after Senator John McCain in…

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands

The United Nations General Assembly dealt Britain an embarrassing defeat on Wednesday in a protracted dispute…

How the Taliban Infiltrated the Most Vital Afghan Army Base — Again

KABUL, Afghanistan — Some Taliban fighters hid inside a sewage tanker truck, hoping the smelly interior…

At Florida Rally, Trump Denounces Democrats’ ‘Nonsense’ as He Looks to 2020

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — President Trump on Wednesday brought his amped-up roadshow to this spring…

U.S. Navy Sailor and Japanese Woman Are Found Dead in Okinawa

TOKYO — A United States Navy sailor and a Japanese woman have been found dead on…