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A New Red Scare Is Reshaping Washington

WASHINGTON — In a ballroom across from the Capitol building, an unlikely group of military hawks,…

U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship

LONDON — Britain on Saturday warned ships to stay out of the Strait of Hormuz, a…

L. Bruce Laingen, Senior Hostage During Iran Crisis, Dies at 96

L. Bruce Laingen, the highest-ranking American official held in Iran during the 444-day-long hostage ordeal that…

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is imposing economic sanctions on two former provincial governors and two…

Argentina Designates Hezbollah Terrorist Group on 25th Anniversary of Bombing

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered a freeze on…

Yemen Has Been Prince Mohammed’s War. Now It’s His Quagmire.

From the beginning of Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen, it was Prince Mohammed’s war. Prince Mohammed…

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S.

Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday that he was willing to meet with American senators to…

American to Lead NATO Intelligence as Iraq-War-Era Concerns About U.S. Linger

ASPEN, Colo. — The United States will take over the top NATO intelligence post at the…

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON — The United States is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia in what is…

U.S. Formally Cancels Sale of Fighter Jets to Turkey, a NATO Ally

WASHINGTON — The White House informed Turkey on Wednesday that the United States would not sell…

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto

WASHINGTON — The House gave final passage on Wednesday to a series of measures that would…

North Korea Hints at More Nuclear Tests Unless U.S. Ends Troop Drills With South

SEOUL, South Korea — Only 16 days after President Trump set foot in North Korea to…

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Iran appeared willing to negotiate…

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s newest nominee to lead the Pentagon faced no questions from senators about…

Turkey’s Erdogan Goes His Own Way as Distrust With U.S. Grows

ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has marked the anniversary of a failed coup against him…