Obama sends more U.S. troops to Iraq for fight against ISIL


450 more troops will join the 3,100 troops that are already there in a training and advisory role. Continue reading

U.S. and Iran reach framework for nuclear agreement


Iran, the U.S. and five other nations reached agreement last week on the outlines of a deal that would limit Iran’s nuclear capacity for the next 15 years. Continue reading

Does My Brother’s Keeper leave out young women of color?


The White House’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative has hit its one-year mark working to improve prospects and correct inequalities for young men of color, but some criticize the program for its focus on males. Continue reading

Newly elected Afghan president visits U.S. to rebuild relations


Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s first official visit to the U.S. underscored a changing relationship between the two countries and an increased focus on security. Continue reading

Israeli prime minister Netanyahu re-elected


The re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised questions about the future of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Continue reading

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