When Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits the White House on Tuesday, the most he and President Donald Trump may be able to do is agree to disagree, and move on.
By Synclaire Cruel
Nearly 250 migrants may have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea since Friday, according to a preliminary report from the United Nations.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration announced Tuesday it will arm Syria's Kurdish fighters "as necessary" to recapture the key Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa, despite intense opposition from NATO ally Turkey, which sees the Kurds as terrorists.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis also said the plan poses many unanswered questions, including whether it would be effective.
By Zachary Laub, Council on Foreign Relations
Syria’s civil war has grown ever more complex in the six years since protesters first challenged the government. The Council on Foreign Relations describes the various warring factions.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin signaled the prospect of increased cooperation in Syria, in what the White House called a "very good" phone discussion that included a focus on setting up safe zones in the war-torn nation.
By Erica R. Hendry and Joshua Barajas
Last week started with a potential nuclear standoff, saw two elections go down to the wire, and ended with scientists marching on seven continents in defense of, well, science. As of this article’s publishing, these events…
By Larisa Epatko
When asked about President Donald Trump's intentions to withdraw from the world, except militarily in some cases, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that the United States is "too important" to pull back.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump's national security adviser is expressing doubt the U.S. will send more ground troops to Syria.
By PBS NewsHour
What began as a Trump presidency emphasizing retrenchment on the home front has been quickly refocused on the U.S. role abroad. The U.S. response to Syria's use of chemical weapons have raised fresh questions about President Trump’s foreign policy. Judy…
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