The Wall Street Journal

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 06:25
Syrian regime warplanes launched airstrikes against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria on Thursday in a major escalation of violence between the two camps, according to officials and residents.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 06:50
Debates about NATO’s role and burden-sharing have been around since its founding. GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s sharp criticisms of the Western Alliance are just the latest flare-up. But NATO endures because it is more than a simple coalition. It is a marriage built on the strongest of foundations: common values, a shared world-view, and solidarity.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:44
Clashes between criminal gangs and security forces during the Olympic Games continued to simmer in pockets of Rio on Thursday, with police officers being ambushed on patrol in one large slum, while a military-style operation took place in another.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:30
Officials accuse India of role in Quetta bombing, but critics say Islamabad’s shielding of certain jihadists helps fuel terror.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 07:31
Mexico’s Congress on Wednesday passed a reworked version of anticorruption legislation, stripping out a controversial section that had been opposed by business groups and vetoed by President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:35
The Mexican government held preliminary talks with members of a dissident teachers group that is protesting new education laws by blocking roads in southern Mexico—particularly in its stronghold of Oaxaca state, where eight people were killed Sunday in a confrontation with police.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 05:38
American sanctions intended to punish Russia for its intervention in Ukraine are making it difficult for the U.S. military to rebuild Afghanistan’s hard-hit air force.
Monday, June 13, 2016 - 06:11
The U.S. military bombed a Syrian rebel unit it had trained and equipped in a friendly-fire incident in late May, prompting an internal investigation and raising questions about renewed Pentagon efforts to build local forces to battle Islamic State.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 06:11
Current laws are preventing the U.S. military from allocating funding to programs that AFRICOM claims are making great strides against the threat of extremism across Africa.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:46
The rise of an Islamic State affiliate in Egypt is altering the security landscape in a critical corner of the Middle East, according to Israeli and Western officials.