President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to defend himself after reports surfaced that he shared classified information with Russian diplomats in the Oval Office last week.
The U.S. military is running out of certain types of bombs due to increased and frequent strikes against the Islamic State, forcing munitions to be diverted from the Pacific region to Africa and the Middle East, where the need is most urgent.
Iran poses the “most significant threat” in the Middle East region, where its nefarious activities and support for terror organizations have only grown since the announcement of the landmark nuclear agreement, according to the top U.S. military commander in the region.
Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi’ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say.
The White House is signaling its support for a new congressional effort to cut all U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority for its continued support of terrorism against Israelis and Americans, according to senior lawmakers and senior White House officials.