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United States

41st President Bush Battles Pneumonia, Wife Has Bronchitis (0)

Trump’s Foreign Policy Philosophy Hard to Pin Down (0)

Trump Heads to Washington Ahead of Inauguration (0)

Tonight, the Sun Sets on the Obama Administration for the Last Time (0)

Trump's Foreign Policy Trilemma (0)

The Intel Importance of Being Pence: The Vice President's National Security Role (0)

Obama: "Justice Served" But Manning Decision Angers Security Community (0)

Obama and the Limits of "Fact-Based" Foreign Policy (0)

WikiLeaks' Assange Backpedals on Extradition Promise (0)

George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush Both Hospitalized (0)

Media Girds for Battle with Trump White House (0)

Oscar Lopez Rivera: This is the Obama Pardon You Should be Mad About (0)

Obama's Foreign Policy: Great Expectations, Tempered by Reality (0)

Obama’s World View Flunks Test With Allies, Adversaries (0)

Former President George HW Bush, Wife Barbara Hospitalized (0)

Strategic Choices for a Turbulent World: In Pursuit of Security and Opportunity (0)

Transcript: National Security Advisor Designate Speaks at USIP's 'Passing the Baton' (0)

Obama Vows to Speak Out on 'Core Values' After Office (0)

Barack Obama Was a Foreign-Policy Failure (0)

FBI, 5 Other Agencies Probe Possible Covert Kremlin Aid To Trump (0)

Key Moments From Obama's Final News Conference (0)

So Long From White House: Obama Aims Final Messages at Trump (0)

Lawyers: WikiLeaks' Assange's Conditions for Extradition to US Not Met (0)

Dozens of US Jewish Centers Report Second Wave of Bomb Threats (0)

VVA to Obama: Why Pardon Felons and Not Suffering Vets? (0)

In Final News Conference as President, Obama Defends Last Acts in Office (0)

Lessons from History: Donald Trump’s New World Order (0)

Obama's Foreign Policy Legacy: The Limits of American Restraint (0)

What Role Will Human Rights Play in Trump's 'America First' Foreign Policy? (0)

Trump Team Has Barely Engaged With National Security Council (0)

Obama Commutes Sentence of FALN Member Oscar Lopez Rivera (0)

Orlando Shooter's Widow Knew He'd Attack, Prosecutor Says (0)

Unprecedented Threats Drive Secret Service Inauguration Security (0)

Fort Lauderdale Shooter Says He Carried Out Attack For ISIS, FBI Claims (0)

‘We Have To End It’: Trump Takes Over Islamic State Fight, Vowing To Finish It (0)

4 Looming Flashpoints Facing President Trump (0)

Obama on Trump: ‘Don’t Underestimate the Guy, Because He’s Going to be 45th President of the United States’ (0)

Orlando Nightclub Attacker's Wife Could Face Life in Prison on New Charges (0)

Wife of Orlando Gunman Faces Antiterrorism Charge (0)

Obama Rushes to Fill Dozens of Federal Jobs Before Leaving Office (0)

Terrorism / Counterterrorism

NY Lawsuits Blame Social Media in Terror Attacks (0)

To Pay Hostage Ransom or Not to Pay Ransom? (0)

French Army Spokesman: Death Toll From Mali Attack Has Risen to 77 (0)

PACOM Chief Touts US-India Cooperation On Seas, Anti-Terrorism (0)

CIA Documents Expose Internal Agency Feud Over Psychologists Leading Interrogation Program (0)

CIA Unveils New Rules for Collecting Information on Americans (0)

Judge Scolds Government Over Iraq Detainee Abuse Pictures (0)

Oscar Lopez Rivera: This is the Obama Pardon You Should be Mad About (0)

Al Qaeda-Linked Group Claims Attack on Mali Military Camp (0)

Former Nusra Front Says It Carried Out Damascus Bombing (0)

Al Qaeda Says Mali Bombing Punishment for Working With France (0)

NATO Skeptical About Direct Counterterror Role (0)

Dozens of US Jewish Centers Report Second Wave of Bomb Threats (0)

Trump Pledges War on Radical Islamic Terrorism (0)

Friction Deepens Among al-Qaeda Factions in Syria (0)

Mali Attack Toll Hits 47, Including Five Suicide Bombers (0)

Mali Car Bomb 'Kills at Least 37 People' in Gao (0)

Obama’s Dangerously Close to Emptying Guantanamo Bay (0)

Obama Commutes Sentence of FALN Member Oscar Lopez Rivera (0)

As He Heads Back to Boston, Kerry Sees North Korea and Terrorism as the New Administration’s Main Challenges (0)

Book & Movie Reviews / Excerpts / Lists

IS / ISIS / ISIL

NY Lawsuits Blame Social Media in Terror Attacks (0)

US Strikes in Libya Kill More Than 80 Islamic State Fighters (0)

Iraq Counts on US Advisers, Mostly Out of Sight, in War on Islamic State (0)

Iraqi Sheep, Locals, Environment Suffer Islamic State Oil Fires (0)

'Dozens' of IS Fighters Killed in US B-2 Strikes in Libya (0)

To Pay Hostage Ransom or Not to Pay Ransom? (0)

US Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya (0)

US Strikes Target ISIL Camps in Libya (0)

Jordan Boosts Border Forces Amid IS Threat From Iraq, Syria (0)

Syria: Islamic State Group 'Kills 12' in Palmyra (0)

Albanian Teacher Arrested for Pro-IS Propaganda (0)

Philippines: Islamic State-Linked Militants Release 2 Filipino Hostages (0)

US Air Force B-2 Bombers Strike ISIS Camps in Libya (0)

Iraqi Forces Enter Tel Kaif, North of Mosul (0)

Syrian Activists Say IS Has Killed 12 Captives in Palmyra (0)

From IS to Government Control, Syrians Left with Few Choices (0)

US Officials Say Sizable Arab Force Identified For Raqqa Campaign (0)

Istanbul Reina Attack Suspect Says Nightclub Was Chosen At Random (0)

Iraqi Forces Say IS Destroyed Historic Tomb of Jonah in Mosul (0)

Islamic State Group 'Lost Quarter of Territory' in 2016 (0)

The Campaign for Mosul: January 10-18, 2017 (0)

Iraq Announces 'Liberation' of East Mosul (0)

Trump Pledges War on Radical Islamic Terrorism (0)

US Forces Team with Turkey Again to Attack ISIS in Syria (0)

Tale of Two Islamic State Cities: Mosul and Raqqa (0)

Iraqi Counter-Terror Forces Declare Victory in E. Mosul, Clashes in North Ongoing (0)

Iraq Military: Troops Have 'Full Control' of Eastern Mosul (0)

Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide (0)

The Iliad and the Islamic State (0)

The Iliad and the Islamic State (0)

Iraq

Iraq Counts on US Advisers, Mostly Out of Sight, in War on Islamic State (0)

Iraqi Sheep, Locals, Environment Suffer Islamic State Oil Fires (0)

Iraqi Forces Enter Tel Kaif, North of Mosul (0)

Carter: More US Troops Will Not Fix Iraq or Syria (0)

Iraqi Forces Say IS Destroyed Historic Tomb of Jonah in Mosul (0)

Islamic State Group 'Lost Quarter of Territory' in 2016 (0)

Trump Pressed to Review Troop Caps in Iraq, Afghanistan (0)

The Campaign for Mosul: January 10-18, 2017 (0)

Iraq Announces 'Liberation' of East Mosul (0)

Tale of Two Islamic State Cities: Mosul and Raqqa (0)

Iraqi Counter-Terror Forces Declare Victory in E. Mosul, Clashes in North Ongoing (0)

Iraq Military: Troops Have 'Full Control' of Eastern Mosul (0)

Iraqi PM Wants Full Disclosure About 2003 US-Led Invasion (0)

Mosul Battle: Iraqi Army Prepares Offensive On West of City (0)

Iraqi Forces Liberate Mosul University From a Deeply Entrenched ISIL (0)

Turkish Leader Faults Delays In Fight Against Islamic State (0)

Iraqi Troops Capture Historic Mosul Mosque Destroyed By ISIS (0)

ISIS Dropping Bombs With Drones In Iraq (0)

Iraqi Forces Push Islamic State Further Back in Mosul (0)

Iraqi Forces Control All Five Bridges in Mosul, ISIS 'Nearly Defeated’ in East (0)

Bomb Blast in Baghdad Kills at Least Seven (0)

Iraq PM Abadi Says Iraqi Forces Have Begun 'Moving' in West Mosul (0)

Life on the Edge of So-called Islamic State (0)

Iraqi Forces Control Nabi Younis Shrine in Eastern Mosul as ISIS Runs (0)

Iraqi Troops Advance in Eastern Mosul Amid Fierce Clashes (0)

Afghanistan

Trump Has Barely Said a Word About America's Longest War. Should Afghanistan be Worried? (0)

Obama Promised to Rid Afghanistan of the Taliban. He Didn't. (0)

Under Trump, US Policy in Afghanistan is Anyone’s Guess (0)

Rights Group: 2016 Was Deadliest Year for Afghan Reporters (0)

Afghan Journalists Face More Threats as Violence Spreads (0)

Trump Pressed to Review Troop Caps in Iraq, Afghanistan (0)

In Afghanistan, Trump Will Inherit a Costly Stalemate and Few Solutions (0)

Afghans Rush Training of Air Controllers to Regain Battlefield Edge (0)

IS Goes on Attack Spree After Afghan Forces Clear One District (0)

Red Cross Staffer Freed in Afghanistan Weeks After Abduction (0)

Roadside Bomb Kills 7 Civilians in Eastern Afghanistan (0)

Russia Returns to Afghanistan (0)

How Trump Will Handle America's Longest-Running War (0)

US Marines Going Back to Old Battlefield in Helmand (0)

Afghan Government Disputes US Report on Taliban Gains (0)

Taliban Video Purports to Show American, Australian Captives in Tearful Pleas to Trump (0)

US Military Says Battle With Taliban Killed 33 Civilians In Afghanistan (0)

Kunduz Attack in November Killed 33 Civilians, US Military Says (0)

US Confirms Airstrike Killed 33 Afghan Civilians in Kunduz (0)

Afghan Taliban Releases Video of US, Australian Hostages (0)

Middle East / North Africa

US Strikes in Libya Kill More Than 80 Islamic State Fighters (0)

'Dozens' of IS Fighters Killed in US B-2 Strikes in Libya (0)

US Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya (0)

US Strikes Target ISIL Camps in Libya (0)

Jordan Boosts Border Forces Amid IS Threat From Iraq, Syria (0)

US Air Force B-2 Bombers Strike ISIS Camps in Libya (0)

Ten Proposals On The Middle East For The New US Administration (0)

Egypt Arrests Alleged Islamists Ahead of Revolt Anniversary (0)

Can a Dealmaking President Invest in the Mideast's People? (0)

Russia Turns to Libya with Show of Support for Eastern Commander (0)

Yemen Conflict: At Least 10,000 Killed, Says UN (0)

Grim Milestone Reached in Yemen Fighting: 10,000 Civilian Dead (0)

Libya Forces Retake Benghazi District From Jihadists (0)

Egyptian Court Rules Against Government Bid To Give Two Islands To Saudi Arabia (0)

Egypt Court Rules Against Handing Islands to Saudi Arabia (0)

Oman Accepts 10 Guantanamo Prisoners (0)

Oman Accepts 10 Guantanamo Detainees at the Request of US (0)

Oman Accepts Guantanamo Bay Detainees (0)

Egypt Steps Up 'Unprecedented' Crackdown on NGOs (0)

Bahrain Executes 3 for 2014 Bombing; Protests Erupt (0)

The Linguistic Labyrinth of Arabic News (0)

Libya's Facebook Militias (0)

Egypt Slams EU, UK for Criticizing Ruling on Activists (0)

Italy's Last-Ditch Effort to Stabilize Libya (0)

US Says Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Leader Killed in Yemen Air Strike (0)

Israel & Israel / Palestinians

Trump Spokesman Says of Possibility of US Embassy in Jerusalem: 'Stay Tuned' (0)

Trump's UN Pick Condemns Body for Israeli Settlements Resolution (0)

Obama Suggests US Embassy Move to Jerusalem Could Be 'Explosive' (0)

Israel Opts to Extend Military Chief of Staff's Term (0)

Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem: From Campaign Promise to Policy Challenge (0)

Video of Fatally Wounded Teenager Sparks Palestinian Rage (0)

Obama Warns on Israeli-Palestinian Volatility, Putin (0)

UN Urges Israeli-Palestinian Calm, Return to Talks (0)

Palestinian Parties Agree to Form Unity Government (0)

Israel's Netanyahu Mired in Series of Corruption Allegations (0)

Paris Disconnect: Why Many Palestinians Don't Want That Two-State Solution (0)

Missing at Israel-Palestinian Peace Conference: Israelis or Palestinians (0)

Paris Summit Urges Two-State Solution To Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (0)

Two-state Solution Only Option to Middle East peace, World Powers Say (0)

France Urges Trump Not to Move US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem (0)

Leaders Stand by Mideast Approach (0)

World Diplomats in Paris to Urge Renewed Mideast Peace Talks (0)

France Holds Middle East Peace Conference (0)

Israel Says Kerry Sought to Reassure Netanyahu Over Paris Conference (0)

Trump Warned Off Unilateral Mideast Moves at Paris Peace Talks (0)

Editorials / Opinions / Analysis / Forecasts / Interviews

Trump’s Foreign Policy Philosophy Hard to Pin Down (0)

Why Americans Won't Give Trump a Pass on Russia Ties (0)

Trump Has Barely Said a Word About America's Longest War. Should Afghanistan be Worried? (0)

Obama Promised to Rid Afghanistan of the Taliban. He Didn't. (0)

The New Administration Must Not Turn its Back on Taiwan (0)

Tonight, the Sun Sets on the Obama Administration for the Last Time (0)

To Pay Hostage Ransom or Not to Pay Ransom? (0)

US Immigration Protocol: No More Wet Foot, Dry Foot (0)

Why Obama Made the Wrong Call on Chelsea Manning (0)

Defense Reform in a New Administration (0)

Trump's Foreign Policy Trilemma (0)

Air Force Readiness Under Stress (0)

Under Trump, US Policy in Afghanistan is Anyone’s Guess (0)

The Intel Importance of Being Pence: The Vice President's National Security Role (0)

Pyongyang Will Take Advantage of South Korea's Political Vacuum (0)

By Commuting Bradley Manning’s Sentence, Obama Broke Faith with the Military (0)

How NATO Grew Fat and Russia Took Advantage (0)

Trump’s War in Syria (0)

Theresa May’s Honest Brexit (0)

Obama and the Limits of "Fact-Based" Foreign Policy (0)

Iran: When the Mullahs Are Gone (0)

Mexico Faces a Crucial Year as Trump and Domestic Pressures Converge (0)

Snowden Does Not Deserve the Threat He Faces (0)

Oscar Lopez Rivera: This is the Obama Pardon You Should be Mad About (0)

Obama's Foreign Policy: Great Expectations, Tempered by Reality (0)

Europe

Albanian Teacher Arrested for Pro-IS Propaganda (0)

Istanbul Reina Attack Suspect Says Nightclub Was Chosen At Random (0)

Can a Conservative President Save the EU Parliament From the Far Right? (0)

Germany Says Boosting Defense Spending, Demands Clear US Agenda (0)

Is the Turkish Military's Role in Politics Over? (0)

Challenges Await Antonio Tajani, the European Parliament’s New President (0)

In Germany, a Far-Right Leader Stirs a Long-Suppressed Nationalism (0)

What I've Witnessed in Turkey (0)

EU 'Not Hostile' But Sees 'Very, Very, Very' Difficult Brexit Talks (0)

Cyprus Peace Deal Nudges Closer as Hurdles Still to Overcome (0)

Trump Says Europe is in Trouble. He Has a Point. (0)

US Sanctions Serbian Nationalist Leader (0)

Turkey Seeking Decades in Jail for Heads of Pro-Kurdish Opposition (0)

Presidential Adviser: Poland Should Increase Military Ties With USA (0)

Defiant EU Nations Ready Themselves for Trump Presidency (0)

Istanbul Nightclub Shooting Suspect Confesses, Governor Says (0)

Turkish PM Yildirim Confirms New Year's Nightclub Attacker Captured (0)

Istanbul Reina Nightclub Attack Suspect Captured (0)

Kosovo Prime Minister Urges Calm Over Conflict with Serbia (0)

Suspect in New Year's Turkish Nightclub Massacre Reported in Custody (0)

Suspect in Istanbul Rampage on New Year’s Is Captured, Turkey Says (0)

Europe, NATO Hit Back at Trump (0)

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