23 May 2013 03:40 PM EST
Obama reframes counterterrorism policy with new rules on drones
President Barack Obama sought to reframe his counterterrorism strategy saying that "America is at a crossroads.""We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us.
Holder says drone strikes since 2009 have killed four U.S. citizens
On the eve of a major address by President Barack Obama on his counter terrorism policy, the Obama administration revealed that drone strikes since 2009 had killed four Americans overseas.
Obama against prosecuting reporters for doing their jobs: White House
President Barack Obama believes firmly in freedom of the press and does not want journalists to be prosecuted for doing their jobs, said the White House, responding to criticism about his administration's investigations of leaks to reporters.
Iraqi Kurds, battling Islamist threat, press Washington for arms Kurdish and U.S. officials said the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in northern Iraq is pressing the Obama administration for sophisticated...
US, UN announce deal on Gaza cease-fire The United States and United Nations are announcing that Israel and Hamas have agreed to a humanitarian cease-fire to start Friday morning for 72 hours....