War On Terror News
Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100
Government forces bomb the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day, killing more than 100 people and raising the specter of a full-scale offensive that could spell catastrophe for the 400,000 residents trapped under siege
Why is the US still in Afghanistan?
On Aug. 21, 2017, President Donald Trump addressed American soldiers and Army generals at the Fort Myers military base in Arlington, Virginia, announcing that he was taking a new approach to the war in Afghanistan – the longest war in U.S. history, and its costliest since World War II. Trump said
In State of the Union speech,Trump offers GOP campaign lines, themes for 2018 midterm election
President Donald Trump ’s State of the Union speech touched on themes Republicans can use on the campaign trail in the next 11 months and reiterated his "America First" message. The president touted a strong economy, job creation, and the repeal of the individual health mandate in his remarks. But
Trump should 'take gloves off' on terror in 'our own backyard:' Sen. Graham
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called out President Donald Trump over his response to domestic terror on Tuesday in the wake of a deadly a truck-ramming attack in New York City. "The Trump administration [has] taken the gloves off when it comes to the war on terror overseas," Graham told reporters on
Niger ambush investigation begins after soldiers' deaths
Sen. John McCain is among those pressing the White House for more information on what went wrong in Niger.
4th US soldier killed in Niger ambush identified
The Pentagon has identified the fourth U.S. soldier killed in the West African nation of Niger earlier this week in an ambush believed to have been carried out by an Islamic extremist group. Sgt. La David T. Johnson, 25, from Miami Gardens, Florida, was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group
Facing 'enormous' legal bills, Michael Flynn establishes legal defense fund
Relatives of Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn , one of the key subjects of multiple investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections, made a rare public statement Monday to call attention to the “tremendous financial burden” the probes are placing on former advisers to President Donald Trump.
Trump signs bill authorizing memorial to service members who fought in war on terror
President Donald Trump on Friday signed the Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act, a move he documented by posting to his social media accounts a photo of the signing at Camp David while flanked by thirteen cabinet members and other staff. The legislation clears the way for construction of a
Who is Rachel Brand, the associate attorney general under Sessions and Rosenstein?
President Donald Trump's criticism Wednesday of the top two officials at the Department of Justice led to speculation that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could resign their posts. While both Sessions and Rosenstein expressed their commitment to their
Soldier arrested on terror charges in Hawaii, FBI says
The criminal complaint alleges that Ikaika Kang pledged allegiance to ISIS.