The outlook for Iraq seemed very different 11 years ago when I rolled from Bashir airfield, which my brigade had taken by airborne insertion, through Erbil amid cheering crowds. Moving into Kirkuk, we faced little resistance but were close enough to Iraqi soldiers that cigarettes were still …
WASHINGTON — What would an effective, quick response to the catastrophic civil wars in Iraq and Syria look like? Sometimes in foreign policy, as in sports, it can be useful to visualize the right technique and then hit the ball.
WASHINGTON — The chamber of horrors of the Syrian civil war has spawned a terrorist group so extreme that it has been rejected even by al-Qaida — and this toxic group is now establishing a safe haven in the city of Raqqah in northern Syria that could soon be used to attack foreign targets.
AMMAN, Jordan — Iraq appears to be slipping back into civil war, and Sheik Zaydan Aljabiri, one of the political leaders of the Sunni insurgent group known as the Tribal Revolutionaries, seems confident that his side is winning.
WASHINGTON — As President Obama looks at the Ukraine crisis, he sees an asymmetry of interests: Simply put, the future of Ukraine means more to Vladimir Putin’s Russia than it does to the U.S. or Europe. For Putin, this is an existential crisis; for the West, so far, it isn’t, as the limited…
BRUSSELS — President Obama has spoken once again during the Ukraine crisis about being on the right "side of history." It's one of his signature lines, but he should stop: The phrase implies there's an inevitability to the advance of progress and justice. Would that it were so.
Eleven years have passed since the United States invaded Iraq in an unprovoked, unnecessary, unconstitutional action that violated international law.
Here in the Caucasus Republic of Georgia, my friends and neighbors were not surprised by Russia’s invasion of Crimea. After all, Georgia has suffered at the hands of similar Russian practices since 1992.
The Montana Warrior in Transition Association raised nearly twice its $200,000 goal to help build the first Montana House at the Warrior in Transition Battalion in Fort Knox, Ky.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two proposals that would have allowed firearms in Wyoming schools were among the bills that died Friday when a legislative deadline passed.
WASHINGTON — Western and Arab intelligence services that support Syria’s struggling opposition gathered for a two-day strategy meeting in Washington last week that appears to signal a stronger effort to back the rebels.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The public is invited to welcome home a group of Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers returning from a deployment in Bahrain.
John Henry “Gatling Gun” Parker earned his moniker by providing the covering fire for Teddy Roosevelt’s immortal assault on San Juan Hill.
HELENA — U.S. Sen. Max Baucus said Tuesday that the situation with Syria is too fluid to say how he might vote on a resolution.
HELENA — Around 25 people gathered the office of Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., in Helena Monday evening, urging him to vote against military strikes in Syria.
HELENA — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines said Monday after a statewide telephone town hall that he will oppose potential military action in Syria.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso is among the members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who have voted against the use of U.S. military force in Syria.
An award-winning war correspondent from ABC News who said he has had a front-row seat to history for three decades will be the featured guest at a special banquet in September that will raise funds for Big Sky Honor Flight and pay tribute to veterans of all wars.
White House officials recently made a low-key announcement that President Barack Obama has authorized the transfer of arms to Syria’s rebels. This 180-degree shift in the administration’s policy, after two years of hand-wringing and diplomatic posturing, was announced by an obscure National …
WASHINGTON — It’s a rule of thumb in Middle East conflicts that whenever peace talks are announced, each side steps up the fighting so it can grab as much territory as possible before the cease-fire lines are drawn.