Foreign Policy

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 07:56
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi was the first Arab leader to call and congratulate US President-elect Donald Trump, and others throughout the region quickly followed suit, offering hopes of closer ties than those frayed by eight years of President Barack Obama.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 09:33
Donald Trump's surprise election as U.S. president has Pakistanis wary that he may accelerate what they see as a shift in American policy to favor arch-foe India in the long rivalry between nuclear-armed neighbors, analysts said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 08:08
Russia is a case in point. A year ago Turkey and Russia were on the brink of war over Syria. Today they are in a courtship that may include critical defense and procurement cooperation.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 07:48
Michael Carpenter, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense, paid a working visit to Armenia on November 2, 2016, meeting with top Armenian officials and touring a number of programs highlighting U.S.-Armenian military partnership.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 07:12
Bosnia is increasingly dominated by ethnic nationalists such as Milorad Dodik, who first won Washington’s support in the 1990s with a pro-peace message and the promise of national unity. These days, U.S. officials say Mr. Dodik, president of Bosnia’s Serb region, has become the main obstruction to overhauls that Bosnia must make to join the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:30
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey was aiming to reinforce its troops deployments in its Iraqi border town of Silopi and that it would have a "different response" for Shi'ite militia groups if they cause terror in the Iraqi city of Tal Afar.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:39
After a series of high-profile disputes between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia, the nation’s top military official in the Middle East moved Monday to ease tensions in one of America’s most enduring, yet perplexing alliances.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:24
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will be walking into diplomatic buzz saw Thursday when he arrives in Turkey a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a blistering critique of the U.S.-backed campaign to oust the Islamic State group from neighboring Iraq and demanded a bigger role for Turkish military forces.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:49
In the time remaining before the next president takes over, the Obama administration will neither press India hard on Kashmir nor Pakistan hard on terrorism.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:43
The Argentine government feels “upset and deeply disappointed” with the announced British military exercises in the Falklands/Malvinas, which includes the launching of missiles, but nevertheless the government will continue working “to build the opportunity of a dialogue which eliminates the presumptions of conflict” with the UK, said foreign minister Susana Malcorra on Saturday in the Vatican.