U.S. Gives Military Assistance to Pakistan, With Strings Attached

The $255 million in military aid will be put into escrow. Unlocking the funds will require Islamabad to stop supporting the Taliban.

News Analysis: Trump Seeks a Clear Victory in a Murky War

When the president laid out his plan for Afghanistan, he left open a question that has stumped American generals and diplomats and two presidents: What does winning look like?

On the Mexican Border, a Case for Technology Over Concrete

Using surveillance equipment adapted from military use in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Border Patrol is creating what some experts call a “virtual wall.”