Boko Haram still a threat months after 'technical victory'

Apr 19, 2016

Boko Haram still a threat months after 'technical victory'

Here on the front line against Boko Haram, no one boasts of having “technically” won the war. More than four months after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari made such a claim, the extremists still crisscross international borders, avoiding direct confrontations with U.S.-backed African forces while ...

Mexico's defense secretary apologizes for torture incident

Apr 17, 2016

Mexico's defense secretary apologizes for torture incident

Mexico’s defense secretary formally apologized to the country Saturday for a video-recorded incident of torture involving two soldiers and a federal police officer. Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda addressed a sea of green-uniformed soldiers in a televised address that illustrated just how damaging the graphic ...

UNSC condemns North missile test, failure or not

Apr 16, 2016

UNSC condemns North missile test, failure or not

The United Nations Security Council on Friday strongly condemned North Korea’s test-firing of a missile, saying the launch violated U.N. resolutions even if it was a failure. The council demanded that North Korea refrain from further actions in violation of resolutions barring Pyongyang from ...