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…
In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. military blasted Islamic State fighters with the biggest non-nuclear bomb in the American arsenal. Also, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad continued to deny any role in a deadly poison gas attack. Meanwhile, the Pentagon…
By Associated Press and News Desk
In the first visit to Russia by a Trump Cabinet official, Tillerson said he was aiming to clear up "sharp differences" with Russia.
By Vivian Salma, Associated Press
President Donald Trump is appearing to rule out deeper American military intervention in Syria beyond the airstrikes he ordered.
More than a third of schools in Syria have closed since the war began six years ago; a recent report found more than 1.7 million children and youth are not attending classes. David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee joins…
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…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press and Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base does not signal a change in the Pentagon's military campaign there, which is focused on defeating the Islamic State group and al-Qaida remnants.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Tillerson issued an ultimatum to Russia on Tuesday: Side with U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, Hezbollah and Syria's Bashar Assad.
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