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Politics Nov 29Hagel’s exit and the uneasy White House-Pentagon relationship
The president's third Pentagon chief, Chuck Hagel, was picked partly because he was thought to be more deferential to Obama's close circle of White House advisers. But over time, Hagel also grew frustrated with what he saw as the West…
Nation Nov 24Watch: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigns
Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for Obama's party in the midterm elections. It also comes as the president's national security team has been battered by multiple foreign policy crises, include…
World Aug 14About 4,500 civilians atop Iraq’s Sinjar mountain
Two U.S. officials say that roughly 4,500 people remain atop northern Iraq's Sinjar Mountain, and nearly half are herders who lived there before the siege and have no interest in being evacuated.