- Chemical weapons plan for Syria may be delayed Updated: Dec-17-13 3:08 pm
- US blacklists Myanmar firms for NKorea arms trade Updated: Dec-17-13 12:55 pm
- Minuteman 3 test missile launches from California Updated: Dec-17-13 9:46 am
- Bomber to be cut up at Ariz. base under arms pact Updated: Dec-17-13 8:01 am
- Jang's execution leaves China in delicate position Updated: Dec-13-13 9:10 pm
- Arms dealer associate convicted in NY case Updated: Dec-13-13 8:41 pm
- Iran's fears of being a target cloud nuke talks Updated: Dec-13-13 3:43 am
- Arsenal advances despite 2-0 loss at Napoli in CL Updated: Dec-11-13 5:54 pm
- Marines dispose of explosives at Bluffton PD Updated: Dec-10-13 9:58 am
- IAEA will inspect Libya's yellowcake stockpiles Updated: Dec-09-13 2:46 pm
- AP Exclusive: Accusations dog Russian copter deal Updated: Dec-09-13 3:17 am
- Obama: Chances for final Iran deal 50-50 or worse Updated: Dec-07-13 4:57 pm
- AP Exclusive: Rough ride for US-Russia copter deal Updated: Dec-07-13 4:12 pm
- Biden visits DMZ as NKorea releases US tourist Updated: Dec-07-13 4:23 am
- All Syrian chemical weapons munitions destroyed Updated: Dec-06-13 12:44 pm
- US seeks limited military ties with Myanmar Updated: Dec-04-13 6:18 pm
- Russia: Iran deal ends need for missile defense Updated: Dec-04-13 7:37 am
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Dec-02-13 12:26 pm
- AP sources: Plan calls for ship to destroy weapons Updated: Nov-28-13 4:12 am
- Problems pile up in Asia for US policymakers Updated: Nov-27-13 1:34 pm
- Iran deal gives UN more - but not full - overview Updated: Nov-27-13 11:44 am
- Israel, Gulf in 'strange alliance' against Iran Updated: Nov-20-13 1:32 pm
- Israel's new missile defense system passes test Updated: Nov-20-13 6:16 am
- Russian FM: Syrian opposition warms up to talks Updated: Nov-19-13 8:29 am
- Stacks pulled down at Ore. chemical weapons plant Updated: Nov-18-13 1:07 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - All the elements for ridding Syria of its declared stockpile of toxic chemicals are in place but the unprecedented effort could be delayed, an official from the global chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday after the group's executive council reviewed the plan.
WASHINGTON - The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on a Myanmar military officer and three companies it accuses of involvement in the continuing, illicit arms trade with North Korea.
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, California - The U.S. Air Force has test-launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile from the central California coast.
TUCSON, Arizona - The final B-52G bomber being eliminated under a weapons treaty will meet its end at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson on Thursday.
BEIJING - The stunning execution of Kim Jong Un's powerful uncle strips China of its most important link to North Korea's leadership and deepens concerns over how the unruly neighbor will proceed on Beijing's key issues of nuclear disarmament and economic reform.
NEW YORK - A Syrian associate of notorious international arms dealer Viktor Bout was convicted on Friday of charges he tried to make an illegal purchase of two airplanes to transport weapons to international war zones.
VIENNA - Assassinations, cyber-attacks and possible military strikes: As nuclear negotiations with Iran enter a crucial stage, Tehran is voicing fears that tougher oversight of its activities will increase the risks of an attack on its atomic facilities and the scientists working on them.
NAPLES, Italy - Ten-man Arsenal advanced to the Champions League knockout phase for the 14th consecutive year despite a 2-0 loss on Wednesday at Napoli, which was eliminated from the competition.
BLUFFTON, South Carolina - A bomb disposal team from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort has collected some military explosives brought to the Bluffton Police Department.
UNITED NATIONS - An inspection team from the U.N.'s nuclear agency will visit Libya to assess the thousands of barrels of yellowcake uranium that reportedly are being stored in a former military facility amid a "precarious" security situation in the country.
WASHINGTON - U.S. military officials insisted a top-secret Pentagon study proved the need to buy Russian helicopters for Afghanistan's security forces. But the study actually recommended an American-made rotorcraft, according to unclassified excerpts obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Saturday he believed the chances for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran are 50-50 or worse, yet defended diplomacy as the best way to prevent Tehran from acquiring atomic weapons.
WASHINGTON - The deal looked sketchy from the start.
OBSERVATION POST OUELLETTE, South Korea - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stepped foot into the no-man's land between North and South Korea on Saturday, peering out at the furtive nation hours after it released an American tourist the regime had detained for more than a month.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The international chemical weapons watchdog announced Friday it has verified the destruction of all of Syria's unfilled munitions - another milestone along the road to eradicating President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons program by mid-2014.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration faced strong bipartisan opposition Wednesday to plans for limited U.S. engagement with Myanmar's powerful military due to concerns over human rights and its lingering ties with North Korea.
BRUSSELS - An international deal aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons will in the long run eliminate any need for a missile defense system in Europe, Russia's foreign minister said Wednesday.
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
WASHINGTON - Destroying Syria's deadliest chemical weapons on land would come with vexing diplomatic and security problems as well as environmental issues. To avoid those potential troubles, U.S. officials say, the Obama administration is exploring the use of a government-owned ship to carry out the disposal in international waters.
WASHINGTON - While the Obama administration is making diplomatic progress on some of the Mideast's thorniest security issues, problems are piling up in Asia, a region that President Barack Obama had wanted to play a bigger part in American foreign policy.
VIENNA - The U.N. will probably not begin expanded inspections under last weekend's Iranian nuclear deal until early next year, officials said Wednesday. Even then, they will be limited to sites the Iranians have confirmed and not those critics suspect may exist secretly.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - When U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made another stop in the Middle East this month, he received an expected earful over Washington's outreach to Iran: Don't trust Tehran, tighten sanctions even more, anything short of complete nuclear concessions is a grave mistake.
JERUSALEM - Israel successfully tested its newest missile defense system on Wednesday, a key step toward making the third and final leg of the country's three-part defense system operational by next year, the defense ministry said.
MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday urged Syrian President Bashar Assad's government to cooperate with the opposition in fighting "terrorists" and encouraged the regime to speed up the deliveries of humanitarian aid to the population - a call that reflects Moscow's attempt to position itself as a mediator in Syria peace talks.
HERMISTON, Oregon - The massive building where the Umatilla Chemical Depot's chemical weapons stockpile was destroyed has itself been destroyed.