Three Nigerians were convicted in a U.S. district court this week for carrying out an elaborate fraud scheme that spanned at least 16 years, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.
The Trump administration’s 2018 defense budget proposal will likely extend sequestration into next year and lawmakers have no strategy to end it despite the severe impact on U.S. military readiness, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) said on Wednesday.
Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff is now endorsing legislation that would cut off U.S. funding to the de facto Palestinian government if it continued to aid terrorists after he initially declined to endorse the GOP-led measure.
The American-led offensive to retake the Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will fail to hamper the terrorist group’s ambitions to perpetuate attacks against the West, the top U.S. intelligence official said Tuesday.
Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that President Donald Trump has accelerated the international campaign against the Islamic State by directing U.S.-led coalition forces to surround enemy fighters in their strongholds before advancing to attack them.
The United States and Saudi Arabia formally designated a senior leader of the Iranian-backed extremist group Hezbollah as a terrorist on Friday, the State Department announced.
The Trump administration tapped Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke to serve as assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security for partnership and engagement.
The House is expected to vote Wednesday evening on bipartisan legislation that would impose new sanctions on the Bashar al-Assad regime for war crimes and human rights abuses against civilians, sources with the House Foreign Affairs Committee confirmed.
President Donald Trump will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Washington, D.C., for the first time on Tuesday, one week after the White House announced plans to arm Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State despite fierce opposition from Ankara.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Thursday that would grant the Secretary of Veterans Affairs the authority to accelerate the firing of employees for misconduct, a deal that arrives two months after the House passed its own version along party lines.