US    destroyer USS Donald Cook departing Larnaca, Cyprus on Monday. Photograph: US Navy/MC2 Alyssa Weeks/AFP Photo

US president Donald Trump ordered an attack on Syria in April last year in response to a chemical attack, when 59 US Tomahawk cruise missiles hit the (...)

An armed soldier and an armed police officer patrol outside the Houses of Parliament on May 24th, 2017 in London. Photograph:  Carl Court/Getty Images

US officials disclosed fresh details of the investigation into the Manchester bombing to journalists within hours of British home secretary Amber Rudd(...)

Nato secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg and US defense secretary Gen James Mattis at the Nato defence ministers’ meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

The US defence secretary has told America’s Nato allies that they must honour military spending pledges to ensure the US does not “moderate” its suppo(...)

Edward Snowden: never loud or showy

Edward Snowden worked deep inside America’s Dark State as a contract systems administrator for the NSA. His position allowed him to access millions(...)