The death of the leader of the Afghan Taliban in a U.S. drone strike last week could make the insurgent movement stronger by bringing back dissident commanders and unifying the movement's ranks, a senior Afghan Taliban figure said on Tuesday.
The Defense Department could dangle a much larger cash carrot before its employees to induce them to resign or retire, under a budget bill up for Senate voting this week.07:25 May 24, 2016
President Barack Obama and Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will discuss the case of a U.S. civilian suspected of murder on Okinawa prior to the G7 economic summit in Ise-shima, a Japan foreign ministry official said Tuesday.06:00 May 24, 2016
The Taliban’s “shadow governor” in southern Helmand province was killed in an airstrike, Afghan authorities announced Tuesday, but the insurgents immediately denied the report.10:07 May 24, 2016
In spite of efforts by the U.S. to tamp down anti-base sentiment, many Okinawans believe crime intensifies the prefecture’s complicated relationship with the rest of Japan.02:22 May 24, 2016
The U.S. and Thailand navies are focusing on “anti-submarine warfare and maritime domain awareness” during drills that began Monday off the Asian country’s west coast.05:11 May 24, 2016
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