War

U.S. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at an event hosted by the Iowa GOP Des Moines Victory Office on August 6, 2014 in Urbandale, Iowa.  Paul, who is expected to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, was on a three-day, eight-city tour of Iowa, the first state in the nation to select the presidential nominee.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sen. Rand Paul Calls Hillary Clinton A ‘War Hawk’

Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war.

08/24/2014

Aerial photo of the National Mall. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Memorial Honoring Injured Veterans Nearing Completion in D.C.

The American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial will be the first memorial in Washington dedicated to veterans who come home with life-changing injuries.

07/23/2014

Robert Edsel stands with a photograph of U.S. soldiers in World War II removing looted paintings by the Nazis from a castle after announcing that he would donate two recently discovered albums depicting art that was looted by the Nazis at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Hitler Album’ Of Stolen Art Donated To U.S. Archive

Adolf Hitler’s last known album of artworks stolen by the Nazis during World War II is being donated to the National Archives.

05/08/2014

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sharpton Declares ‘War’ Against GOP To Block ‘Checkmate’ Midterm Victory

MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats.

05/08/2014

File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 49 Percent Of Americans Now Feel War In Afghanistan Was A Mistake

The findings of a recent Gallup poll suggest that, for the first time in the entirety of the United States’ involvement in conflict in Afghanistan, a small majority of Americans feel the nation’s decision to go to war there was a mistake.

02/19/2014

File photo of U.S. soldiers. (Photo by SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans See U.S. Efforts In Iraq, Afghanistan As Failures

A recently conducted survey shows that, for the first time, the majority of people in the United States view war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan as failures.

02/03/2014

A man walks amid debris following an air strike by Syrian government forces in Aleppo. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Activists Say 1,900 Killed In Syria During Peace Talks

United Nations hosted peace talks in Switzerland have nearly stalled.

02/01/2014

A man helps two Syrian women leave a bombed out building after an alleged Syrian government airstrike. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

United States Says Syria Balking At Chemical Weapons Deal

U.S. official warns Syria is using stalling tactics to delay attempts to remove and destroy chemical stockpile.

01/31/2014

Blackwater guards are accused of opening fire on civilians in a 2007 incident. (MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

New Charges Against Blackwater From 2007 Shooting In Iraq

The Justice Department on Thursday brought fresh charges against four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors, resurrecting an internationally charged case over a deadly 2007 shooting on the streets of Baghdad.

10/18/2013

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday he believes the stage has been set for winning the war, but hard fighting lies ahead for Afghan forces now suffering heavy casualties. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

General: ‘Conditions Are Set’ To Win War In Afghanistan

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday he believes the stage has been set for winning the war, but hard fighting lies ahead for Afghan forces now suffering heavy casualties.

09/04/2013

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