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U.S. Wars in the Middle East Were Not Supposed to Bring Democracy, Condoleezza Rice Says
"We didn't go to Iraq to bring democracy to Iraq, we went to Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein," ex-secretary of state said.
What Is Ransomware? Computers Around the World Infected by Malware Demanding Money
A ransomware program called WannaCry has infected at least 74,000 computers in 99 nations, threatening to erase data unless users pay $300.
North Korea Will Prepare for Nuclear Attack Until U.S. Abandons 'Hostile' Policy
As the U.S. military positions for a possible war in the region, North Korea said it will "increase its capabilities for nuclear attack at a breakneck speed."
Russian Military to Launch Drills That Could Defeat NATO Forces in Less Than Two Days
The Latvian ambassador to Canada said he does not feel safe even as NATO forces arrive ahead of Russian war games simulating an attack on the West.
Trump in Syria: Jordanians Deny U.S. Invasion As Troops Train at Border
Jordanian commentators, including the military's former deputy chief of staff, rejected notions that the U.S., Jordan and allies were invading Syria by land.
FBI Probe Into Clinton Emails Prompted Offer of Cash, Citizenship for Confession, Russian Hacker Claims
Yevgeniy Nikulin claims FBI agents tried to get him to confess to hacking Democratic Party emails ahead of the election as he fights extradition from the U.S. and Russia.
War in Iraq: Islamic State Collapses As Military Kills ISIS Commander in West Mosul
With less than 1,000 militants left to defend its shrinking pocket of control in Mosul, the Islamic State group faces total defeat by the Iraqi army and allies.
North Korea Preparing Sixth Nuclear Test, Won’t Wait For U.S. To Strike First, Ambassador Warns
North Korean ambassador to the U.S. Choe Il said Pyongyang isn't scared of the U.S. and would conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test on Kim Jong Un's terms.
U.S. May Send Missiles to Russia Border as Moscow Prepares for War Games
Defense Secretary James Mattis called Russia's missile moves "destabilizing" as Moscow positions for war games with Belarus.
Iran Says U.S. and Allies' Military Moves In Syria Will Fail, as Troops Seen Training Rebels
Syrian and Iranian concerns regarding the U.S. and Jordan's nearby military drills were heightened when U.S. troops were seen with rebels in Syria.
World War Three Is Coming Soon, Anonymous Warns in New Video
Online activist group Anonymous is urging viewers to "prepare for what comes next" as tensions between President Donald Trump and North Korea heat up.
Iran's Military Fires Advanced Torpedo Based on Russia's Fastest in the World
U.S. officials say Iran recently tested its supercaptivating Hoot torpedo, capable of traveling 250 miles per hour by evaporating the water around it.
Putin Says 'No Force' Will Ever Conquer Russia, During Victory Day Parade
"There is no force, and there will be no force, that could conquer our people," Russian President Vladimir Putin told Victory Day crowds in Moscow.
U.S., Russia Pledge to Resume Syria Air Power Cooperation
The U.S. and Russia will once again work together to avoid mid-air collisions in Syria after a falling out between the nations last month.
North Korea's Feud With China May Leave Door Open for Russia, But It Won't Be Easy
Russia may be seeking closer links to North Korea, which faces increased pressure from its biggest ally, China, and its longtime foe, the U.S.
Syrian Rebels Surrender to Army, Ending Months of Violence in Damascus Area
Buses full of rebels began leaving the Barzeh district of Damascus as the Syrian government announced hopes for peace between factions.
U.N. Spots North Korea Nuclear Weapons Activity as State Media Warns of War
Satellite imagery shows new activity at North Korea's main nuclear weapons site as Pyongyang warns the "dark clouds of a nuclear war hang heavily."
U.S. Special Forces Commander Says Soldiers 'Are Suffering' From Over 15 Years of War
The Special Operations Command chief said his elite troops "can't do everything" and need a break from 15 and a half straight years of global warfare.
War on Drugs: Philippines’ Duterte Tells Dealers ‘I Will Really Kill You,’ During Visit From U.N.
"Here's the shocker: I will kill you. I will really kill you. And that's why the rapporteur of the U.N. is here, investigating extrajudicial killing," Duterte said.
ISIS Militants Defeated In Battles with Syrian Army and Kurds Backed by U.S.
The U.S.-backed, majority-Kurd Syrian Democratic Forces and the Russia-backed Syrian military are separately threatening ISIS's final major strongholds.
Russia Is a Threat To NATO's World Order In the West, Top U.S. Army General Says
A top Army general of U.S. and NATO's European forces said the Western military alliance is taking a wartime posture to Russia's rise to the world stage.
War in Syria: Russia, Iran, Turkey Agree To Create Safe Zones for Civilians, But Rebels Protest
Rebels nearly quit the talks over Tehran's involvement but the Astana peace process continues.
What War With North Korea Looked Like in the 1950s and Why It Matters Now
U.S. war crimes committed during the Korean War in the 1950s have dominated North Korea's national memory, but were largely forgotten by the West.
North Korea Warns of 'Miserable' Consequences to U.S. Missile Defense in South
North Korea's state-run media outlet called on South Koreans to 'wage unflinching struggle' against the U.S.'s missile defense system.
Russia Denies Secret Nuclear Bomb Threat to U.S. Involving ‘Mole’ Missiles
The Kremlin swiftly denied the report and its source, a former Russian military spokesman, blasted foreign media for misinterpreting his words.