Latest from William Branigin
In 2009, he became the first Khmer Rouge leader to go on trial before a U.N.-backed special tribunal, which convicted him of crimes against humanity and war crimes.
  • Sep 1, 2020
U.S. administrations carefully avoided actions that might provoke an Iranian war. Until now.
  • Jan 3, 2020
Thirty years ago, American troops deposed Panama's ruthless strongman, Gen. Manuel Antonio Noriega, who believed occult rituals helped keep him in power.
  • Dec 23, 2019
He was convicted of crimes against humanity for his role in atrocities committed under Pol Pot in Cambodia.
  • Aug 4, 2019
Tehran’s atomic energy agency said it would step up uranium enrichment Thursday in breach of a nuclear deal with world powers.
  • Jun 26, 2019
The U.S. military did not immediately provide details on the deaths, which occurred a day after a visit to Afghanistan by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. But the Taliban claimed responsibility, saying the two were killed in an ambush.
  • Jun 26, 2019
In a rare shooting, a gunman opened fire on people in the Australian city of Darwin.
  • Jun 4, 2019
Known as a communist hard-liner, Anh served as president in the 1990s, overseeing the establishment of diplomatic relations with the United States.
  • Apr 26, 2019
Forty years ago, a key battle in Iran's Islamic revolution claimed the life of my friend, veteran correspondent Joe Alex Morris Jr., and changed the Middle East.
  • Feb 10, 2019
The bombing in the northern city of Manbij showed how militants have embraced insurgent tactics after losing most of their territory across Iraq and Syria.
  • Jan 18, 2019