Opinion

Opinion

But NATO shouldn’t be a golf membership, and cash, the one factor Mr. Trump prizes, is only one, slim measure of the prices and advantages of belonging. This president has proven no understanding of the facility of partnership, and the reciprocal nature of its bonds, in an alliance that stands for one thing far greater […]

‘Insider Attack’ Kills U.S. Service Member in Afghanistan

‘Insider Attack’ Kills U.S. Service Member in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An American service member was killed and two others had been wounded in southern Afghanistan on Saturday in what officials described as an “apparent insider attack.” The United States navy, saying the dying in an announcement, didn’t present additional particulars. The wounded service members had been in secure situation, the navy stated. […]

Opinion

Opinion

This month is the 70th anniversary of President Harry Truman’s govt order to finish discrimination within the navy based on “race, color, religion or national origin.” Attaining equality for all has all the time been sluggish going, however Truman’s order — signed throughout Jim Crow — is a reminder that the navy has typically led […]

They Came Here to Serve. But for Many Immigrants, the Army Isn’t Interested.

They Came Here to Serve. But for Many Immigrants, the Army Isn’t Interested.

Recruit Zhang, an immigrant from China, joined the United States navy on the promise that enlisting would result in American citizenship. He swore an oath to uphold the Constitution and was handed an Army T-shirt. But, after two years of delays, there got here a sudden discharge that has left him reeling. “They just said […]

ISIS May Be Waning, but Global Threats of Terrorism Continue to Spread

ISIS May Be Waning, however Global Threats of Terrorism Continue to Spread

The group’s motivations for the assaults stay unknown. It has made no public statements, nor has it claimed credit score for the assaults. But army and intelligence officers mentioned it was probably shaped in response to the acute poverty in Mozambique’s solely predominantly Muslim area. “We are at an inflection point in the broader campaign […]

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

Pompeo Arrives in North Korea to Try to Curb Its Nuclear Program

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in North Korea on Friday for a collection of talks aimed toward persuading the nation to surrender its nuclear and ballistic missile applications — a mission that in his conversations with no less than two exterior specialists he has stated was doomed from the outset. […]

The Art of Drawing ‘The Art of War’

The Art of Drawing ‘The Art of War’

A dialog with C.C. Tsai, a Chinese artist and illustrator of Sunzi’s basic “The Art of War” (Princeton University Press, 2018), translated into English by Brian Bruya. When C.C. Tsai determined to adapt Sunzi’s “The Art of War” right into a extra modern format greater than 30 years in the past, his ambition was to […]

How Trump Went From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Dismissing North Korean Nuclear Advances

How Trump Went From ‘Fire and Fury’ to Dismissing North Korean Nuclear Advances

“There’s not any starry-eyed feeling among the group doing this,” John R. Bolton, the nationwide safety adviser, insisted Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” saying that many of the major steps toward denuclearization could possibly be taken in a 12 months. In non-public, Trump administration officers say, Mr. Bolton’s view is identical because it was […]

Thai Cave Search Turns to How to Rescue Trapped Team

Thai Cave Search Turns to How to Rescue Trapped Team

THAM LUANG CAVE, Thailand — The British diver John Volanthen was putting information traces to attempt to get nearer to 12 lacking boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded cave community when he ran out of line himself, forcing him to the water’s floor. There they had been, all 13, looking at him […]

Syrian Assault Flouts U.S.-Backed Cease-Fire and Sets Off New Exodus

Syrian Assault Flouts U.S.-Backed Cease-Fire and Sets Off New Exodus

BEIRUT, Lebanon — A Syrian authorities assault on one of many nation’s final two rebel-held territories has pushed 160,000 individuals from their houses throughout southwestern Syria, violating a United States-backed cease-fire and threatening to entangle Israel and Jordan within the battle. Government troops, backed by Syrian and Russian airstrikes and barrel bombs, have steamrollered by […]