Empire

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Responding to ongoing brinkmanship between the United States and his country, Russian President Vladimir Putin dared reporters to publish a map of the two nations' global military footprints and then "see the difference." The comments came over the weekend as G7 leaders assembled in Bavaria, Germany—a meeting which, prior to the recent upheaval in...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
News agencies are reporting Sunday that Sunni militant forces in Iraq have now...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has indicated he won't step down as a pre-condition for U.S. airstrikes. (Credit: flick / cc /United States Forces Iraq)
As the latest reporting from both Baghdad and Washington, D.C. reveal...