The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Monday he put a hold on a $100 million U.S. military package for Lebanon's army out of increased concern American-supplied weapons could threaten Israel.
A narrowly passed committee measure that recommends the United States recognize the 1915 killings of ethnic Armenians in Ottoman Turkey as genocide will likely not get a full vote in the House of Representatives, according to a senior State Department official.
Most of the weapons that Mexican drug cartels use are smuggled from the United States, but the U.S. government lacks a cohesive strategy to combat the arms trafficking, according to a Government Accountability Office report to be released Thursday.
The House voted Thursday to triple money to fight AIDS, malaria
and tuberculosis around the world, giving new life and new punch to
a program credited with saving or prolonging millions of lives in