News Analysis: Trump’s Previous View of NATO Is Now Obsolete

As a candidate, Donald J. Trump disparaged the alliance. But as president, and facing a fresh conflict with Russia, he now embraces the organization as a pillar of security.

News Analysis: Trump Foreign Policy Quickly Loses Its Sharp Edge

He is proving to be less of a radical than either his campaign statements or his tempestuous early phone calls with foreign leaders would suggest.

Leonard Perroots, General Who Defused Nuclear Crisis With Soviets, Dies at 83

He saw the signs of an elevated Soviet military alert in Eastern Europe but decided not to respond, perhaps preventing a spiral into nuclear war.

U.S. General Seeks ‘a Few Thousand’ More Troops in Afghanistan

The commander of the international military force in Afghanistan said they were needed to train and advise Afghan soldiers.