Transcript: Donald Trump on NATO, Turkey’s Coup Attempt and the World

The Republican presidential nominee discussed his views on foreign policy with David E. Sanger and Maggie Haberman of The New York Times.


Abroad in America: Behind a Facade of G.O.P. Unity, Frayed Edges Painfully Exposed

The storied party of Abraham Lincoln is now headed by a candidate who has divided the country, and the Republicans, like none other in decades.


Obama’s Support of Erdogan Is a Stark Reminder of Turkey’s Value to U.S.

The Turkish leader may be a bitter disappointment to Mr. Obama, but he is still better than other options in the chaotic landscape of the Middle East.


Turkey Allows Resumption of U.S. Missions From Incirlik Air Base

The missions by American warplanes flown from Turkey against Islamic State targets were shut down in the hours after the failed coup in the nation.


Turkey Interrupts U.S. Air Missions Against ISIS at Major Base

A Pentagon spokesman said United States officials were “working with the Turks to resume air operations there as soon as possible.”


How Mike Pence and Donald Trump Compare on the Issues

The two men at the top of the Republican ticket agree on many issues, but have differed on Muslim immigration, gay rights and the Iraq war.


Where Mike Pence and Donald Trump Align and Differ on Big Issues

The two men at the top of the Republican ticket agree on many issues, but have differed on Muslim immigration, gay rights and the Iraq war.


Mike Pence on the Issues: Immigration, Foreign Policy, Guns, the Economy

The Indiana governor is a staunch conservative who opposes amnesty for immigrants, same-sex marriage and gun control.


John Kerry Meets Vladimir Putin to Discuss New Syria Plan

The proposed agreement would create a joint Russia-U.S. command center to share intelligence and targeting information for “integrated operations.”


Emerging Republican Platform Goes Far to the Right

Republican delegates were nearing approval of a platform proposal that is extremely conservative in addressing gender roles, homosexuality and marriage.


Administration Rebuts Soldier’s Suit That Calls ISIS Fight Illegal

While Mr. Obama has not received explicit authorization for the war, a legal brief said Congress’s funding for military action had conferred that authority.


Philippines v. China: Q. and A. on South China Sea Case

An international tribunal released a landmark decision on Beijing’s claim to sovereignty over 90 percent of the South China Sea.


U.S. Will Deploy 560 More Troops to Iraq to Help Retake Mosul From ISIS

The announcement, made by Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, is the latest escalation of America’s combat role in Iraq.


U.S. Will Deploy 560 Troops to Iraq to Help Retake Mosul From ISIS

The announcement, made by Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter, is the latest escalation of America’s combat role in Iraq.


North Korea Cuts Off Only Diplomatic Channel With U.S. Over Sanctions

Although the two countries have no diplomatic ties, North Korea’s United Nations mission had long served as a point of contact.


North Korea Warns of ‘Physical Counteraction’ to Missile Defense System

The North Korean military called the rationale for the joint American-South Korean system “absurd,” arguing that all its weapons were for self-defense.


Philippines v. China: Q. and A. on South China Sea Court Case

An international court is scheduled to release a landmark ruling Tuesday on Beijing’s claim to sovereignty over 90 percent of the South China Sea.


South Sudan’s Capital Is Hit With a New Wave of Violence

Fighting between army factions loyal to the president and vice president spread through Juba, the capital, after a short and uneasy calm on Saturday.


Obama Says He Will Keep More Troops in Afghanistan Than Planned

The president said he expected to leave 8,400 American troops in Afghanistan until the end of his term. His last plan to lower the number set 5,500 as a target.


Obama Puts Off Drawdown of U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

The president deferred a decision to cut the deployment to 5,500 from 8,400, meaning the United States will remain militarily entangled in the country for the foreseeable future.


Obama to Keep 8,400 Troops in Afghanistan

The president deferred a decision to cut the deployment to 5,500, meaning the United States will remain militarily entangled there for the foreseeable future.


As ISIS Loses Land, It Gains Ground in Overseas Terror

The Islamic State, the only terrorist group to actually create a state with borders, is becoming a larger, more sophisticated version of its stateless rival, Al Qaeda.


U.S. Reveals Death Toll From Airstrikes Outside War Zones

About 64 to 116 civilians and about 2,500 members of terrorist groups have died in American airstrikes, the Obama administration says, hundreds lower than independent estimates.