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Claims of victory over Islamic State are premature

In a campaign that spanned five years and two U.S. presidencies, unleashed more than 100,000 bombs and killed untold numbers of civilians, the U.S....

Graham: Trump will slow Syria withdrawal

President Donald Trump has ordered a slowdown to the withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday. “I think we’re in...

Congress, America’s allies fear Trump’s increasingly frantic, unnerving actions

From members of Congress of both parties to leaders of allied nations around the world, worry is reaching a fever pitch about the frantic,...

Mattis resigns as defense secretary after too many clashes with Trump

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two...

Trump ignored his generals, didn’t tell Congress but Putin approved Syria...

Donald Trump originally packed his administration with retired generals and bragged about "my generals." Like so many of Trump's favored aides, the generals found loyalty...

Does Trump’s withdrawal in Syria mean Afghanistan is next?

Against the advice of many in his own administration, President Donald Trump is pulling U.S. troops out of Syria. Could a withdrawal from Afghanistan...

Strikes on Syria bring hot response from Russia

The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and...

Tillerson gives Russia a choice

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued an ultimatum to Russia on Tuesday: Side with the U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace...

U.S. to Russia: Stop support of Assad

President Donald Trump's national security adviser is calling on Russia to re-evaluate its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, leaving open the possibility of...

U.S. vows more pressure on Syria

The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships, despite...