Wars and Military Conflicts


  • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the battle against Russia is a fight for global security.

  • EU imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 3:13 AM ET

    The EU put into effect new sanctions against Russia over its role in Ukraine, including restrictions on financing for some Russian state-owned companies.

  • We can win back Crimea: Ukraine President     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:25 AM ET

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he is confident that the country can win back Crimea from Russia through "democratic" means.

  • Ukraine will delay implementation of EU deal Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:39 AM ET

    KIEV, Ukraine— European leaders said Friday that they would allow Ukraine to delay putting a landmark trade deal into effect, a major concession to Russia which has repeatedly threatened retaliation if Kiev implements the measure.

  • Ukraine needs military aid: Ex-President     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:07 AM ET

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko says Ukraine needs "military and technical aid".

  • Swan backs Obama's new plans to fight ISIS     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Wayne Swan, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, says U.S. President Obama has put together practical measures, careful not to repeat the mistakes of his predecessor.

  • FBI: 2013 attack on power grid easy to execute Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— An attack last year on Silicon Valley's power grid appears to have involved only one shooter and did not require access to technology or a high degree of training, an FBI official said.

  • Obama: US, EU intensifying sanctions on Russia Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:17 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on day two of the 2014 NATO Summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, on September 5, 2014.

    The United States and its European Union allies announced Thursday that they will be increasing their sanctions against Russia.

  • Obama's ISIS objectives     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel reports from Iraq on the threat of ISIS, and the strategy of the U.S. to disarm the terrorist group.

  • Opportunity for Turkey: Gen. Eaton     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    Retired U.S. Army Major General Paul D. Eaton, shares his view of President Obama's strategies against ISIS, and the opportunity for other countries to step up.

  • Resilience a 'defense against terrorism': Giuliani Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 9:08 AM ET
    Rudy Giuliani

    The 9/11 attacks are not just a matter of history, says Rudy Giuliani, mayor of New York at the time of the terrorist attacks 13 years ago Thursday.

  • US response to ISIS     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chair, shares his thoughts on President Obama's strategy to combat terror threats by ISIS.

  • Obama shouldn't have ruled out troops: Rubio Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 8:45 AM ET
    Marco Rubio

    America must do whatever is necessary to defeat Islamic State militants who are leading insurgencies in Syria and Iraq, Sen. Marco Rubio tells CNBC.

  • Sen. Ron Johnson, (R-Wis.), and Sen. Ben Cardin, (D-Md.), discuss President Obama's plan to fight back against terror group ISIS.

  • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, (R-N.Y.), shares his thoughts on keeping America safe following the dark days of 9/11.

  • Giuliani: Ground troops may be necessary     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, (R-N.Y.), provides his thoughts on America's fight against ISIS.

  • Containing ISIS threat: Sen. Rubio     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-Fla.), expresses his concerns about President Obama's plan to fight ISIS.

  • Despite economic fears, EU sanctions Russia again Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    BRUSSELS— The European Union on Thursday slapped more sanctions on Russia for helping separatists destabilize Ukraine, limiting Russia's access to its financial market, hitting the country's vital oil industry, curbing high-tech exports and targeting more officials with travel bans and asset freezes.

  • Inside ISIS terrorist organization     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Former Gov. Howard Dean, (D-Vt.), and Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, discuss President Obama's plan on fighting the ISIS terror threat. The hard work has to be done on the ground by the people who live there, says Dean.

  • Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (Ret.), discusses why airstrikes are not enough to wipe out ISIS.