Recently confirmed Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said he recommended the airstrike in Syria that targeted a militia supported by Iran that attacked Americans in Iraq.
U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Thursday struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan with “the mother of all bombs."
President Donald Trump ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles Thursday at a Syrian military base following the country's suspected use of chemical weapons in an attack that killed over 100 people.
There's mixed reaction to Trump's missile strike on Syria.
Read some tweets from residents of Aleppo in the gallery below. Our prayers are with them.
In an effort to ramp up the fight against the Islamic State, more than 50 State Department officials have signed an internal memo urging the Obama administration to carry out military strikes against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, according to CNN. The strikes against Assad’s regime would urge change in the only measure to defeat ISIS, writes […]
In an effort to “keep up momentum against the Islamic State,” President Obama on Monday authorized the deployment of up to 250 extra military personnel to help train and assist local forces, reports USA Today. The move increases the number of U.S. special forces in Syria to 300. The president announced the news during a […]
Top leaders from more than a dozen countries, including the United States and Russia, on Wednesday announced a ceasefire agreement in Syria as well as a plan to deliver aid to the embattled nation, Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday.
In his weekly address, Obama shared a message of love and compassion, but also gave the American people a subtle reminder about the history of Thanksgiving. The President acknowledged pilgrims arrived in America looking for a safe haven, much like the Syrian refugees of today.
NEWS ROUNDUP: Donald Trump Believes Muslims Should Be Tracked In Database, Ben Carson Calls Syrian Refugees “Rabid Dogs”…AND MORE
Just this week, Trump said there should be a database that keeps track of Muslims within our country. "There should be a lot of systems, beyond databases," he told NBC News yesterday. "I would certainly implement that, absolutely."
Amid resistance from over half of the nation's governors, President Barack Obama on Wednesday pledged to provide refuge to at least 10,000 refugees fleeing violence in Syria over the next year, he said in a tweet. But they must first pass the highest security checks.
Despite pledging to bring home almost all American troops before leaving office, President Barack Obama plans to leave nearly 10,000 troops in war-torn Afghanistan through 2016 in an effort to help fend off the Taliban, reports the Washington Post.
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