Military Drills in Arctic Aim to Counter Russia, but the First Mission Is to Battle the Cold

RESOLUTE BAY, Canada — After finishing a training drill on surviving the bitter cold, the soldiers…

Dozens of Afghan Forces and Taliban Killed as Violence Spikes Ahead of Talks

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Dozens of Afghan forces and Taliban fighters were killed in overnight fighting across…

Four Americans Killed in Afghan Blast, Despite U.S.-Brokered Peace Talks

WASHINGTON — Three American service members and one contractor were killed Monday after a bomb exploded…

With Override Vote Coming, Congress Examines Military Cuts That Will Fund Wall

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — The main road that connects a strip of tattoo parlors, pawn shops and…

Pentagon Pushes for Weaker Standards on Chemicals Contaminating Drinking Water

WASHINGTON — Facing billions of dollars in cleanup costs, the Pentagon is pushing the Trump administration…

Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — For the second time in a few days, an Afghan Army base was…

16 Civilians Are Killed in Attack on Construction Company in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — At least 16 civilians were killed Wednesday in a complex attack on a…

Taliban Target Key Afghan Base on Eve of Peace Talks

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Taliban suicide bombers penetrated a key government military base in southern Afghanistan on…

U.N. Court Tells Britain to End Control of Colony Home to U.S. Air Base

PARIS — The United Nations’ highest court on Monday told Britain that it should end its…