The Pentagon Thursday denied the presence of U.S. troops on the front lines in Syria despite photographic evidence showing special operations troops fighting alongside Kurdish forces in an offensive to retake Raqqa from the Islamic State.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s “narcissistic foreign policy” would be devastating to America’s international interests, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R., Ill.), a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, said Thursday.
Senate Democrats sent a letter to President Obama Wednesday pressing the administration to accelerate the admission process for Syrian refugees to settle in the United States.
The Russian military has constructed an army base in the ancient city of Palmyra, Syria where Islamic State jihadists were recently push out by government troops.
Threats emanating from the Middle East, including those caused by ISIS and the Syrian civil war, cannot be contained and therefore require the United States significantly ramp up its military commitments in the region, according to a new report.
Ben Rhodes, one of President Obama’s top national security advisers, reportedly told a group of Syrian-American activists that he was “not proud” of the administration’s policy toward Syria.
NOVOSASITLI, Russia (Reuters) – Four years ago, Saadu Sharapudinov was a wanted man in Russia. A member of an outlawed Islamist group, he was hiding in the forests of the North Caucasus, dodging patrols by paramilitary police and plotting a holy war against Moscow.