By Julie Pace, Associated Press
In heated exchanges with his national security team in recent weeks, President Donald Trump repeatedly made clear he saw little incentive for the United States to be involved in Syria’s intractable civil war.
By PBS NewsHour
Russian President Putin on Saturday condemned a series of strikes on Syrian targets, calling the military action by the U.S. and its allies "an act of aggression against a sovereign state." Kimberly Marten, director of a program on U.S.-Russia relations…
By Robert Burns, Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's choice of words recalled a similar claim associated with President George W. Bush following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
By Robert Burns, Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
President Trump says a "combined operation" with France and the United Kingdom is underway.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping renewed offers to lower trade barriers to China's markets, setting off a stock market rally. Xi said Beijing will significantly lower automobile tariffs and strengthen intellectual property protections. Also, the Organization…
By Larisa Epatko
A suspected chemical attack in a rebel-held area of Syria over the weekend left at least 40 people dead, according to aid groups. Here's what we know.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The Trump administration says Syrian President Bashar Assad's government may be developing new, more sophisticated chemical weapons.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Syria's government has taken seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow amid tensions over a deadly chemical attack in Syria. Tillerson faulted Russia for failing to enforce a deal it helped negotiate to rid Syria of chemical weapons. Russian President Vladimir Putin likened…
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