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World Nov 17US, S Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by N Korea
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the United States and South Korea have indefinitely postponed a joint military exercise in an “act of goodwill” toward North Korea.
Politics Oct 16Contentious meeting at the White House ends in Dems walking out
After the House condemnation vote, the congressional leaders of both parties went to the White house for a briefing, which grew contentious, with Trump and Pelosi trading jabs. The Democrats said they walked out when the meeting devolved into an…
World Oct 16WATCH: The Kurds are ‘no angels’ Trump says in meeting with Italian president
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that Turkey's attacks in Syria against Kurdish fighters who fought alongside American soldiers are not a U.S. concern.
World Oct 14Trump says new sanctions coming to pressure Turkey amid Syria offensive
Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria -- an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. troops out of the way.
Nation Oct 13Esper says Trump orders US troops to leave northern Syria
Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the country's north to avoid a bloody conflict between Turkey and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters that "gets worse by the hour," Defense Secretary Mark Esper…
World Oct 11WATCH: Esper criticizes Turkish decision to invade Syria as ‘impulsive’
Washington is "greatly disappointed" by the Turkish incursion, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told a Pentagon news conference.
Politics Oct 09WATCH: Trump defends decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria
Turkey launched its offensive Wednesday against Kurdish fighters in Syria, who have helped the U.S. against the Islamic State.
Politics Sep 16WATCH: Trump says U.S. ‘locked and loaded’ if attacks on Saudi oil sites warrant response
American officials released satellite images of the damage at the heart of the kingdom's crucial Abqaiq oil processing plant and a key oil field, and two U.S. officials said the attacker used multiple cruise missiles and drone aircraft.
World Sep 09WATCH: Trump says U.S.-Taliban peace talks are ‘dead’
What had seemed like a potential deal to end America's longest war has unraveled, with President Donald Trump and the Taliban blaming each other for the collapse of nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations in Doha, Qatar.
Nation Aug 29WATCH: Trump declares new Space Command key to American defense
"This is a landmark day," Trump said in a Rose Garden ceremony, "one that recognizes the centrality of space to America's national security and defense."…