U.S., Israel Reject Claims Relationship Strained, Deny Closed Door Shouting Match

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with President Donald Trump in Tel Aviv on May 23

Senior U.S. and Israeli officials deny the relationship between the two countries has been strained over differences in how to deal with the threat of Hezbollah, according to multiple senior government officials from both countries who told the Washington Free Beacon that recent reports of a yelling match between senior Trump administration and Israeli government officials are false.

Russian Military Teams With Hezbollah to Launch Strikes In Syria

A general view shows smoke billowing from an oil field on the eastern outskirts of Homs

Russian military forces reportedly carried out joint operations in Syria with the Iranian-backed terror organization Hezbollah, according to regional media reports that further highlight Tehran’s increased efforts to combat U.S.-aligned forces in the country and those opposing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Experts: Trump needs to rebuild U.S. ability to target terrorist’s money networks

The Trump administration needs to significantly rebuild and expand law enforcement agencies’ ability to target and take down terrorist financing networks after President Obama systematically disbanded the work in an attempt to ease relations with Iran for the nuclear deal, according to former senior U.S. officials with decades of experience in the field.