President Barack Obama said Monday that U.S. advisers will keep trying to help Uganda and its neighbors capture Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army.
It has been a project of celestial proportions, but it's finally ready. Construction workers have labored nonstop for months.
Schadenfreude -- joy at the misfortune of others -- is a bad thing.
Attorney General Eric Holder clashes with GOP critics of the Justice Department's flawed gun-sting operation.
On Saturday he was the comedian-in-chief, cracking jokes with reporters and celebrities at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner.
U.S. President Barack Obama is cutting his Latin America trip short by a few hours to tend to the ongoing situation in Libya.
The use of lethal force against peaceful demonstrators in Syria was deemed "unacceptable" Friday by the U.N. secretary-general.
I was appalled when I learned that House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King planned to hold hearings on the threat of homegrown Islamic terrorism. (The hearings are scheduled for next week.)
The U.S. military is denying Afghan government accusations that Gen. David Petraeus, the commander of international forces in Afghanistan, callously dismissed concerns of an airstrike burning children in a northwest village.
Afghanistan's new parliament was inaugurated in Kabul on Wednesday, four months after a nationwide election that critics said was marked by extensive fraud.
One of eight people killed in a bar shooting near Medellin, Colombia, early Friday has dual U.S.-Colombian citizenship, Colombian officials said.
Both Iraq and Iran stood their ground Saturday over the reported seizure of a southern Iraqi oil well by Iranian forces.
"Transparency like you've never seen it before," the White House calls it.
Members of Iran's influential National Security Council have told opposition leader Mir Hossein Moussavi that his repeated demands for the annulment of the June 12 election results are "illogical and unethical," state media reported.
CNN's Ivan Watson reports on the latest developments in Iran.
The Washington Post recently reported that Gen. Jim Jones, President Obama's national security adviser, is reviewing plans to reorganize the White House National Security and Homeland Security councils.
A top Republican lawmaker is accusing employees at the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency of blocking investigations into the downing of a missionary plane in Peru that killed two Americans in 2001.
Iran announced Wednesday that it successfully test-fired a "Sajil" missile -- a new generation of surface-to-surface missiles -- according to state-run media reports.
Decades of war and poverty has Afghanistan's children working the streets for basic survival. CNN's Atia Abawi reports.
A classified review of U.S. policy in Afghanistan is likely to judge that the United States is losing ground there, according to a government official involved with preparing the review.
Japan's Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda has announced his resignation. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
Taro Aso, an outspoken politician and a former foreign minister, became Japan's new prime minister Wednesday after the powerful lower house of parliament overruled the upper house's choice for a leader.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has been suffering from serious health problems, and may have had a stroke, a U.S. intelligence official told CNN Tuesday -- the same day Kim missed a parade celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Communist nation.
What the lopsided conflict is teaching military strategists, policymakers and soldiers about fighting wars
Iran test-fired a rocket that it plans to launch later to carry a research satellite into space, state-run media reported Sunday.
Scandal-hit Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced Wednesday that he will not be his party's leader going into the next election.
The national security system is broken and needs major changes, according to a congressionally mandated study released Monday.
Members of the European Union decided Thursday to formally lift sanctions on Cuba, a spokeswoman for EU Secretary-General Javier Solana said.
The town gears up for the first daughter's weekend nuptials with commemorative items
Four of the 12 people wounded in the weekend bombing of an Islamabad restaurant are U.S. FBI agents, the bureau confirmed Sunday.
Five people were killed and nearly 250 injured Saturday in a series of explosions at an Albanian army depot near the capital city of Tirana.
Firing a missile to destroy a stricken space vehicle averts potential risk to people -- and eliminates any danger of its falling into the wrong hands
Firefighters quickly doused a two-alarm fire Wednesday in the historic Eisenhower Executive Office Building, which houses the vice president's ceremonial offices and the majority of the White House staff.
Firefighters battle flames nside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building near the White House.
CNN's Wilf Dinnick tuned in to find out how the Arab media covered a Saudi rape case that caused international outrage.
Saudi King Abdullah has pardoned a rape victim who had been sentenced to 200 lashes and six months in prison in a case that sparked international attention, a Saudi newspaper has reported.
A high-ranking Lebanese army general was killed in an explosion in Beirut's Christian suburb of Baabda.
A high-ranking Lebanese army general and his bodyguard were killed in an explosion in Beirut's Christian suburb of Baabda Wednesday, military intelligence sources told CNN.
U.S. President George W. Bush will travel to the Mideast in January as he pursues a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians during his final year in office, U.S. National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe has said.
CNN's Wolf Blitzer sits down with President Bush to discuss the Middle East peace talks.
Venezuelans, by the slimmest of margins, rejected a constitutional referendum that would have allowed President Hugo Chavez to seek re-election indefinitely and tightened socialism's grip on the oil-rich Latin American nation.
Latin America political analyst Carlos Caicedo joins CNN to discuss what fueled Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's loss.
Under intense international pressure to restore democracy in Pakistan, President Gen. Pervez Musharraf announced Thursday that parliamentary elections will be held by Feb. 15 and restated his pledge to step down as the country's military leader.
Growing tensions between Russia and the former Soviet republic of Georgia reached a new stage Wednesday as Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili declared a nationwide state of emergency and expelled several Russian diplomats.
The United Nations said Friday it was "disappointed" that Myanmar's government had expelled a top U.N. diplomat, and the Bush administration condemned the action by the ruling military junta in the secretive Asian country.
A former commander of coalition forces in Iraq issued a harsh assessment of U.S. management of the war, saying that American political leaders cost American lives on the battlefield with their "lust for power."
The President learned something on his surprise Iraq trip: morale may be high in Anbar Province, but the troops are tired
The White House asked for more time to produce documents regarding the legality of the Bush administration's no-warrant surveillance program Monday, but the chairman of the Senate committee that demanded them said "time is up."
'These men died as heroes'
Underground efforts to rescue six trapped Utah miners were halted indefinitely Friday after a collapsing tunnel wall killed three rescuers, including a federal mine safety officer.
A White House meeting on the future of the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention facility was canceled after the Associated Press reported that administration officials were "nearing a decision" to close the facility.
A White House meeting planned for Friday about the future of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility has been canceled after The Associated Press reported the Bush administration was "nearing a decision" to close the center.
Anticipation of a "contentious" confirmation process on Capitol Hill prompted the decision to replace Gen. Peter Pace as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff when his term ends in September, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday.
U.S. crude futures briefly spiked over $5 a barrel in electronic trading late Tuesday on rumors that Iran fired on U.S. Navy warships.
President Bush has approved a request to deploy 4,400 additional U.S. troops to Iraq, officials said.
China last week successfully used a missile to destroy an orbiting satellite, U.S. government officials told CNN on Thursday, in a test that could undermine relations with the West and pose a threat to satellites important to the U.S. military.
President Bush is expected to announce his new Iraq strategy in an address to the nation early next week, several sources in Washington told CNN Tuesday.
President Bush may be able to "announce a new way forward" in Iraq by the end of the year, his chief spokesman told CNN Wednesday night.
A suicide bomber attacked the convoy of Sri Lankan defense secretary and brother to the president, Gothabaya Rajapaksa Friday, wounding 14 people, police said. Rajapaksa escaped unhurt.
The insurgency in Iraq is financially self-sustaining, pulling in millions of dollars a year from illegal activities and ransom payments, The New York Times reported on its Web site Saturday.
Thailand's ruling military junta, which seized power in a bloodless coup 10 days ago, has chosen a new prime minister for the interim government, but has not yet officially released the new leader's name.
In an effort to address criticism that the United States has no clear plan for winning the war in Iraq, the White House Wednesday released a 35-page document that it says maps out the national plan for achieving victory.
South Korea -- a major supporter of President Bush's Iraq policy -- has announced plans to pull a third of its troops out of Iraq in 2006, a National Security Council spokesman said Thursday.
Sidelining the CIA A new White House memo excludes CIA director Porter Goss from National Security Council meetings The biggest changes in Washington often come about with just a few strokes of the pen. And so a dry, one-page internal memo quietly issued by the White House is being viewed as a kind of eulogy for the once mighty Central Intelligence Agency.
Claims in a recently uncovered British memo that intelligence was "being fixed" to support the Iraq war as early as mid-2002 are "flat out wrong," White House press secretary Scott McClellan said Monday.
John Negroponte, the President's pick for the first Director of National Intelligence (DNI), hasn't even been confirmed for the job yet, but he is already facing serious turf battles in the U.S. intelligence community.
One of my bosses asked me a stumper this week. Who, she wanted to know, was the one person in the U.S. government in charge of going after Osama bin Laden and other terrorists?
Robert Blackwill -- who is White House deputy national security adviser for strategic planning and President Bush's point man on Iraq -- told colleagues at the National Security Council on Friday that he was resigning, according to senior administration officials.
President Bush has submitted legislation to Congress outlining his administration's vision of the power and role of the new national intelligence director.
Two separate releases of prisoners last year were part of a secret prisoner swap that involved the United States, Saudi Arabia and Britain, The New York Times reported Sunday.
Coalition forces Tuesday night conducted the second strike within a week on a site in Fallujah believed to be a safe house for suspected terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a senior coalition official said.
Seoul says it will go ahead with its plan to deploy thousands of troops to Iraq despite a televised threat from militants to behead a South Korean hostage.
QUESTION: Two weeks ago, a former counterterrorism official at the NSC [National Security Council], Richard Clarke, offered an unequivocal apology to the American people for failing them prior to 9/11. Do you believe the American people deserve a similar apology from you, and would you prepared to give them one?
The White House is working to declassify an intelligence memo that was the subject of heated questioning during national security adviser Condoleezza Rice's appearance before the 9/11 commission.
The Bush administration indicated Thursday it would seek to declassify an intelligence memo that was the subject of heated questioning at a hearing of the 9/11 commission.
The White House is dismissing as a "red herring" charges from the administration's former counter-terrorism coordinator that President Bush has been more focused on Iraq than al Qaeda.
As campaigning for elections hits full swing across Taiwan the unfolding political drama is reverberating in capitals as far away as Beijing and Washington.
The author of a new book that has put former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill at the center of a swirling controversy said Wednesday none of the documents he used in his research were classified.
Surrounded by files and packing cartons, outgoing White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta is busy cleaning out his West Wing office these days. He seems palpably eager to get out of Washington and ...
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