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The US has troops in Syria, and here’s what they’re doing
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “not going into Syria” amid escalating tensions with the country after a chemical attack there killed more than 80 people. But the reality is the U.S. has already had a military presence in the country since early 2016 to train and advise Kurdish
The Note: Supreme Court showdown
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with ABC’s RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 74 THE BIG STORY: This is the week another Washington institution appears likely to discard old traditions and heighten new tensions, and it just might take another branch of government along with it. This time, President
Russia investigations still under way as Trump faces tough foreign policy decisions
In the tenth week of his pr preside presidency, after the disastrous collapse of the Obamacare repeal, Donald Trump needed a rebound. He's still stuck in the Russian mud. The endless questions. The shape-shifting investigations. Mike Flynn's attempt to cut an immunity deal. The swirl of suspicion
Ash Carter : A US pre-emptive strike on North Korea could lead to “invasion” of South Korea
Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter says a U.S. preemptive strike against North Korea’s nuclear-weapons program could prompt the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un , to try to invade South Korea. Carter, who served as defense secretary in the Obama administration, told ABC News’ Martha Raddatz on “This
Jon Karl: 'We're a long way from Mike Flynn getting any kind of immunity, if he ever does'
Thank you very much, Bob. Let's bring in our panel. The director of the national koubt terrorism center under presidents bush and Obama, Michael Leiser. Washington post correspondent Anne Gearan, and Jonathan Karl. To you first, Michael Leiter. The language out of north Korea is always bombastic.
Ambassador Haley: Trump 'not stopping me from beating up on Russia'
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley joins "This Week" to discuss President Donald Trump's foreign policy.
Former Defense secretary: U.S. 'would destroy the North Korean regime' if it came to war
ABC News' Martha Raddatz interviews former President Barack Obama's Secretary of Defense Ash Carter in the first top Obama cabinet member interview since Trump took office.
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn didn't initially disclose Russia speeches
Flynn's initial financial disclosure form failed to show payments he received for speeches to Russian companies and the Russia media outlet, RT.
'This Week' Transcript 4-2-17: Ambassador Nikki Haley, Ash Carter , Sen. John McCain, and Dmitry Peskov
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on April 2, 2017 and it will be updated. MARTHA RADDATZ : But we begin with the first Sunday morning interview with a member of Donald Trump 's core foreign policy team, US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley . Ambassador Haley, thank you for
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Ambassador Nikki Haley, Ash Carter , Sen. John McCain, and Dmitry Peskov
As Congress and the FBI investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, and global hotspots challenge the Trump administration, “This Week” co-anchor Martha Raddatz speaks with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley , former Defense Secretary Ash Carter , and Armed Services