The deputy assistant to President Donald Trump condemned the Obama administration Monday for refusing to mention religion in its counterterrorism strategy, particularly when dealing with the Islamic State.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad brushed aside new evidence of mass hangings at a military prison north of Damascus as the result of a “fake news era.”
President Donald Trump pledged to Chinese President Xi Jinping in a phone call late Thursday that the U.S. would honor its “One China” policy that denies Taiwan sovereignty from Beijing.
Iranians numbering in the hundreds of thousands rallied Friday to protest against the United States with resounding “Death to America” chants following President Donald Trump’s warning that the Islamic Republican was “on notice.”
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said on Thursday that Russia and Iran are bolstering the Taliban in part to undermine the U.S. and NATO mission to attain peace and stability in the nation.
A Sunni insurgency is taking root in Iraq as the U.S.-led coalition continues to weaken the Islamic State’s territorial strongholds, particularly in Mosul, according to a new report.
Yemen’s foreign minister has ordered a “reassessment” of the American raid that killed several civilians and a Navy SEAL last month, rejecting reports that the country had suspended U.S. ground operations.
President Bashar al-Assad’s regime has executed up to 13,000 Syrians through mass hangings at a military jail north of Damascus over a four-year span as part of the government’s crusade to squash dissent, human rights watchdog Amnesty International reported Tuesday.
The U.S. Navy’s aircraft arsenal has become so depleted that it would take several years to fully rebuild the fleet, even if the Trump administration were to allot the funding needed to repair its inoperable planes, according to a former Air Force pilot.
Defense Secretary James Mattis reassured Japan over the weekend that the United States would defend a pair of disputed islands in the East China Sea controlled by Tokyo but also claimed by Beijing.