Recent Stories By Scott Wilson:
Obama Just Can't Shake Off War in IraqJune 12, 2014
President Obama inherited two wars on taking office, one he called “dumb” to his political benefit and the other he described more urgently as “the war we need to win.” It is the dumb one today...
Putin Calls Obama Seeking End to Ukraine CrisisMarch 28, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Obama on Friday to discuss how to pursue a “diplomatic resolution” to the crisis in Ukraine, the White House announced. In a statement, the White...
Obama Urges US-European Unity on Helping NATOMarch 26, 2014
President Obama said Wednesday that Europe and the United States now face “a moment of testing” that challenges their unity and the international order they have worked for generations to build. In...
Obama to Urge Russia’s Suspension from Group of EightMarch 24, 2014
THE HAGUE - President Obama this evening will urge leaders of major industrial nations to indefinitely suspend Russia from the Group of Eight, and push members to more explicitly spell out what...
U.S. Navy SEALs Raid Somali Home of al-ShababOctober 6, 2013
U.S. Navy SEALs carried out an overnight raid on the Somali seaside home of a leader of the al-Qaeda-linked group al-Shabab, U.S. officials said Saturday, an operation that suggests how worried...
Obama Sets New Terms for Terror Fight, Drone UseMay 23, 2013
President Obama outlined the future of his counterterrorism polices Thursday in a wide-ranging speech that sought to more clearly define the American enemy, make lethal government actions more...