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What to know about presidential retreat Camp David where Trump travels Friday
President Donald Trump is headed back to the rustic presidential retreat Camp David for the weekend, this time joined by his Cabinet members. They'll likely discuss preparations for Hurricane Irma and the growing threat from North Korea. Trump’s return to Camp David marks his fourth trip to the
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2018. There are 322 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was born in a log cabin in Hardin (now LaRue) County, Kentucky. On this date: In 1554, Lady
Trump vows to succeed where everyone else has failed - Mideast peace
President Trump touched down in Israel on Monday during his first overseas trip in office with one goal in mind: kick-starting the peace process. It's an achievement that has proved elusive for many U.S. presidents, yet continues to be a key objective. Aaron David Miller, a veteran peace negotiator
State Department Explains John Kerry's 'Apartheid' Comment Amid Backlash
Speaking to a private audience about the Middle East peace process, Secretary of State John Kerry did what for many Israel supporters is the unthinkable and used the A-word: apartheid. “A two-state solution will be clearly underscored as the only real alternative. Because a unitary...
Ariel Sharon Dead at 85
Ariel Sharon, the tough Israeli leader who was the mastermind behind the disastrous invasion of Lebanon in 1982 and Israel's unilateral withdrawal from the Gaza strip, has died, eight years after suffering a massive stroke that left him comatose for the rest of his life. He was 85. Sharon was
Israel Strikes Syria Amid Reports of New Massacres
Israeli warplanes struck weapons inside Syria that were bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, American and Israeli officials say. The attack, which reportedly took place Friday morning, was the second such strike this year, further raising fears that Syria's two-year civil war could
US Gen.: An Iranian Nuke Would Spark Arms Race
Gen. James Mattis Says Sanctions Could Still Work, But Other 'Means' Available
Panetta: US Troops Securing Syria's Chemical Weapons Not an Option in 'Hostile Atmosphere'
He may have paid a goodbye visit to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta last November, but this week Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak was back at the Pentagon. It turns out his visit was part of an ongoing discussion with Syria’s neighbors about how to deal with Syria’s...
Leon Panetta and Israeli Counterpart Ehud Barak Talk Afghanistan, Iran, Syria … and Friendship
U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak addressed questions about Afghanistan, the Iron Dome missile defense system protecting Israel, Iran, Syria and Israel’s security at a joint Pentagon press conference on Thursday. Panetta addressed questions on the ...