The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee will travel to Ukraine next week amid signs that tension with Russia is increasing.
The State Department warned travelers to "defer all non-essential travel to Ukraine."
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) said she is drafting legislation that would place U.S. sanctions on Russia’s banks and energy sector.
“The administration should not delay any longer in imposing immediate and severe sanctions on Russia's banking and financial sector,” Ayotte said Tuesday. “We must act now — before it's too late.”
A new video posted online shows one of the largest gatherings of al Qaeda in years, according to reports.
The 15-minute video has been circulating on jihadist websites and shows the terrorist group's No. 2 leader, Nasir al-Wuhayshi. He heads al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), which encompasses Yemen.
Iran is converting the other half into oxide, which is used to fuel reactors.
The Snowden links could make future acts of terrorism easier, Liam Fox said.
Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) told Senate appropriators to fully fund President Obama’s budget request for air to Syrian refugees in Jordan.
“Jordan is facing a massive influx of refugees stemming from the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria,” Casey said. “I believe it is in the United States’ national security interest to help Jordan as they bear a significant burden in working to accommodate vulnerable refugees and offer some stability in the region.”
The South Korean ferry was carrying 459 people when it sank in the Yellow Sea.
Jay Carney said the Ukrainian government "has a responsibility to provide law and order."
The former U.K. defense chief writes that terrorists "are extremely grateful" to the pair.