• South Korea to Pay More Under New Military Deal With U.S.

    There are 28,500 U.S. military personnel stationed in South Korea. Above, a U.S. soldier stands guard at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek. Photo: kim hong-ji/Reuters 39 Comments By Andrew Jeong Andrew Jeong The Wall Street Journal Biography @hj257 andrew.jeong@wsj.com Feb. 10, 2019 5:23 a.m. ET SEOUL—The U.S. and South Korea signed a...

  • U.S. Mideast Commander Sees Syria Withdrawal 'Right on Track'

    Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command, speaks at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing last week. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press 0 Comments By Gordon Lubold Gordon Lubold The Wall Street Journal Biography @glubold gordon.lubold@wsj.com Feb. 10, 2019 11:10 p.m. ET ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT—The top U.S. commander in the...

  • Feuding Monks Expose Bitter Buddhist Divisions in Myanmar

    A leader of the Ma Ba Tha movement, the Venerable Wirathu, criticized an attack by the Arakan...

  • U.S.'s Syria Ally Supplies Oil to Assad's Brokers

    Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces gathered at an oil field in Deir Ezzour province in eastern Syria as they prepared to fight Islamic State in May. Photo: delil souleiman/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 46 Comments By Benoit Faucon in London and Benoit Faucon The Wall Street Journal Biography @benoitfaucon benoit.faucon@wsj.com Nazih Osseiran in...

  • Major Obstacles Remain to Afghan Peace, U.S. Envoy Says

    Zalmay Khalilzad outlines major sticking points between the U.S. and the Taliban. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/Associated Press 3 Comments By Jessica Donati Jessica Donati The Wall Street Journal Biography @jessdonati Jessica.Donati@wsj.com Feb. 8, 2019 5:56 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Major obstacles remain before the first concrete steps can be taken to end the war in...

  • Maduro Calls U.S. Aid Convoy an Attempt to 'Humiliate the People'

    Authorities organize a humanitarian aid shipment for Venezuela in a collection center at the Tienditas international bridge...

  • U.S. Military Sets April Target Date for Leaving Syria

    A U.S. soldier sits on an armored vehicle behind a sand barrier at a position near the front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters in Manbij, north Syria. Photo: Hussein Malla/Associated Press 177 Comments By Dion Nissenbaum and Dion Nissenbaum The Wall Street Journal Biography Nancy...

  • Aid Convoy Arrives at Tense Venezuelan Border

    Colombian police officers on horseback escorting a truck of humanitarian aid towards a warehouse in Cúcuta, Colombia, on Thursday. Photo: Ivan Valencia/Bloomberg News 5 Comments By Dylan Baddour Feb. 7, 2019 5:55 p.m. ET CÚCUTA, Colombia—Cargo trucks escorted by Colombian police began arriving at this border crossing Thursday afternoon bearing humanitarian aid...

  • Venezuela's Guaid√≥ to Name New Citgo Board, Sen. Rubio Says

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaidó will name a new board for the country’s U.S.-based Citgo Petroleum Corp., Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) said Wednesday, in a bid to starve the Maduro government of income from the country’s oil, which provides most of its revenue. The company, a major U.S. refinery, is owned...

  • Saudi-Commissioned Report Contests U.S. Finding About Khashoggi's Killing

    WASHINGTON—The Saudi government is contesting a prominent element of a CIA assessment that concluded Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman likely ordered the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh seeks to mend its reputation after the death of the journalist and political activist. A confidential report prepared for the Saudi public prosecutor...

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