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U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Boats

WASHINGTON — Iran has unloaded missiles from at least two small boats in its territorial waters…

U.S. Airstrike Kills Afghan Police

KABUL, Afghanistan — An American airstrike accidentally killed at least eight Afghan police officers in southern…

The Tension Between America and Iran, Explained

American officials have suddenly raised the stakes in the long-simmering tensions between the United States and…

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, that he does not…

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders

CAIRO — The drums of war are sounding across the Middle East, driven by the Trump…

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea

WASHINGTON — The intelligence that caused the White House to escalate its warnings about a threat…

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat

WASHINGTON — The intelligence that caused the White House to escalate its warnings about a threat…

Despite Troubling Echoes of 2003, Iraqis Think U.S.-Iran War Is Unlikely

BAGHDAD — On the streets of Baghdad and in its halls of power, people know what…

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…

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration draws up war plans against Iran over what it says…

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War

WASHINGTON — At a meeting of President Trump’s top national security aides last Thursday, Acting Defense…

They Were ‘Comrades in Arms’ Against ISIS. Now the U.S. Is Eyeing the Exit.

RMEILAN, Syria — Dressed in camouflage and sipping tea, the Syrian commander who emerged as America’s…

News Analysis: Trump Said He Would Tame Rogue Nations. Now They Are Challenging Him.

WASHINGTON — Three nations that have long defined themselves as bitter adversaries of the United States…

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon will deploy a Patriot antimissile battery to the Middle East to shore…

Canada Letter: Canada’s Jewish Veterans and a Broader View of War

When At War began, it was as a way for The Times to offer expanded coverage…