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Russia unhappy with missile strikes

World leaders rallied around the United States after it launched a missile strike early Friday on a Syrian air base in response to this...

Trump hints at military action in Syria

President Donald Trump hinted at possible military action against Syria Thursday as his administration considered how to strike at President Bashar Assad after this...

Trump bans all refugees for now

President Donald Trump has barred all refugees from entering the United States for four months, and indefinitely halted any from Syria, saying the ban...

Syria: Trump might be a ‘natural ally’

Syrian and Russian forces pushed on with their bombardment of Aleppo Wednesday, one day after the two militaries announced a full-scale offensive to retake...

State Dept. memo won’t change policy

State Department officials shook up America's generally obedient diplomatic establishment this week with an internal memo urging U.S. military action against Syria's government with...

State Dept. employees: More action in Syria

Dozens of State Department employees have endorsed an internal document that advocates U.S. military action to pressure Syria's government into accepting a cease-fire and...

Drone strikes up, oversight down

Putting the U.S. military in charge of drone strikes in Iraq and Syria has effectively reduced congressional scrutiny of those sensitive operations, leaving some...

Kerry says cease fire possible in Syria

A ceasefire between Syria's government and opposition could be just weeks away from reality, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday as...

Paris attacks increase opposition to Syrian refugees

The deadly Paris attacks have intensified Republican opposition to letting thousands of Syrian refugees come to the United States. Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio on...

Obama crossed his own line in Syria

Even as President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops back to Iraq and ordered the military to stay in Afghanistan, he insisted Syria would remain...