The Washington Post

Craig Whitlock

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The American troops helped move hostages who escaped to safe places, a U.S. official said.

  • Nov 20, 2015

The group’s propaganda emphasizes its desire to draw its enemies into a final battle in Syria.

  • Nov 16, 2015

Homegrown radicals and Islamist veterans of the Syrian civil war are placing the country in a vise.

  • Nov 14, 2015

Lt. Gen. Ron Lewis, a veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, had worked closely with Carter for years.

  • Nov 12, 2015

The mission was a direct challenge to Beijing’s territorial claims.

  • Oct 26, 2015

Navy declined to discipline SEAL commander despite five investigations into illegal reprisals.

  • Oct 21, 2015

After tense negotiations, a deal is struck to minimize the risk of a hostile encounter between the two rivals.

  • Oct 20, 2015

The move follows a surge in potentially dangerous encounters between drones and regular air traffic.

  • Oct 19, 2015

The Saudi citizen is the fifth leader of the Khorasan Group killed in the past four months, the U.S. military says.

  • Oct 18, 2015

Obama sends 300 U.S. troops to Cameroon as a regional threat from Islamist extremists spreads.

  • Oct 14, 2015
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