(Charles Dharapak / AP)
President Obama determines that a bilateral security agreement with Hamid Karzai is unlikely.
But the secretary of state skirted questions about whether the United States might use force to deter Putin.
(Nikki Kahn / The Washington Post)
American casualties are fewer as efforts in Afghanistan wind down, but troops remain in harm’s way.
Republicans gathered for the party’s annual retreat are trying to decide whether to go big and bold or small and safe.
U.S. Representative (since January 2011)
(STR / AP)
Congress members call for expediting weaponry to fight al-Qaeda militants.
The Gates book comes out just in the nick of time.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) on Sunday criticized the administration for failing to build a substantive relationship with Congress.