Saudi Arabia has failed to devise a long-term strategy in the region while decades of Iranian planning now bears fruit.
The cancellation of the agreement between the US government and the Taliban has nothing to do with the loss of life.
The US president Donald Trump has pledged not to repeat the disastrous foreign policy decisions of his predecessors, but that doesn't make his war doctrine less dangerous, especially for civilians.
The Saudi Foreign Ministry announced that US troops would be based in the country, speaking volumes of the regional realignment of US military power.
White House officials have rejected accusations that they are using the US armed forces for political gain.
Current tensions within NATO need to be overcome in order to deal with the looming threat of climate insecurity
US military has informed Iraqi officials that they would begin evacuating about half of the 800 employees who work for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global at Balad base, north of Baghdad.
The United States ratcheted up pressure on Iran, announcing the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, as Tehran set a 10-day countdown for world powers to fulfil their commitments for a nuclear deal abandoned by Washington.
On the face of it, Shinzo Abe’s visit was a failure, however, by going and speaking to the Iranians the US has established a backdoor channel.
Question by the US Army's Twitter account draws in some 10,000 replies, which paint a harrowing picture of the toll the American wars have taken on those who fought them.
Tehran and Washington have this month been escalating rhetoric against each other, following US President Donald Trump's decision to try to cut Iran's oil exports to zero and beef up the US military presence in the Gulf.
Qatar is trying to "defuse escalating tensions" across the Persian Gulf, Al Jazeera reports amid allegations of oil tanker sabotage, a drone attack by Yemen's Iranian-allied rebels and deployment of US warships and bombers to the region.
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