President Trump looked at him and said: "How can they say that you are a terrorist? You are a man of peace."
Congressional leaders were briefed in the Situation Room. When they came out, Congressional Democrats urged the president to ask Congress for authorization for military action.
A unit of the Russian military police has arrived in the Syrian town of Kobani to patrol the territory in cooperation with Turkey.
Biden insisted that his speech was intended to “send a clear message to the world: America is back,” but he might as well have said Jimmy Carter's America was back.
"The takeover of the US embassy 40 years ago, on November 4, 1979, destroyed Washington’s fictitious grandeur."
The nuclear-powered USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier is patrolling the waters around the Korean Peninsula.
“Iran is driven by deep hatred for the Arab nation. Unfortunately, it has found some of our sons who are putting their hands in its and trying to seize Lebanon from its Arab surroundings."
“We know that the jihadis have a lot of money . . . Would Kim Jong-un sell deadly VX for $40 million a kilogram? I think absolutely they would.”
"To the Iranian government: Be careful what you wish for — a country that depends on the ability to refine oil for its existence needs to be cautious."
We should be clear on at least one crucial point: PM Hariri has no plan to use his new US military equipment to launch a war against Hezbollah, nor will he engage in an effort to stop this terror army from moving in and out of Syria.
"I want to call on everyone to be very careful about filtering fake news, which will certainly be plentiful in the media."
The Russians accuse Washington, Paris and Berlin that their announcement of investing millions of dollars in the restoration of Raqqa is, in reality, an attempt "to hide evidence of the barbarian bombing."
Trump was asked about the planned troops expansion on Thursday and responded: “There might be a threat and if there is a threat, it will be met very strongly."
Israel has awarded the Fighters against Nazis Medal to WW2 veterans. It was first awarded on Yom HaShoah of 1967 by then Prime Minister Levi Eshkol.
Secretary Pompeo believes peace with Taliban will succeed if they cooperate with the Afghan government.
The Kurdish civilian administration in northeastern Syria issued a “general mobilization” call on Wednesday, in preparation for a full-blown Turkish invasion.
Taking a page out of President Ronald Reagan's playbook, Monday's speech, scheduled to start at 2 PM ET, ushers in the release of Trump’s first broad policy document – “national security strategy,” in which the president, who ran on his familiar platform of "America First," is prepared to sharply alter US relations with the rest of the world.
Russia appears to be preparing for a propaganda pushback, blaming the attack on Syrian rebel groups.
The US armed forces' denial has led some to point the finger at Israel as the attacker.
The Trump Administration's urgent warnings against Kurdish independence convinced the Iranian-backed militias and the Iraqi government they had a green light from Washington to invade Kurdistan without fear of American intervention.
Meanwhile, Panama announced on Thursday that the ship, Grace 1, had been taken off its international boat registry on May 29, and can they have their flag back.
Saudi Arabia has vowed to "confront and deal with this terrorist aggression."
Are we prepared to start a dialogue with the Taliban as a prelude to a new Abrahamic pact?
In the end, the authors say, the US must make up it mind whether it wants to stay in the Middle East and block hostile players such as Iran from tipping the balance against Western interests.
Le Drian walked on eggshells regarding Turkey's offensive against the Kurdish militia in northern Syria, because of the arrest of "a few hundred " French-national jihadists who had been captured by the Kurds.
Greece, Israel, and Cyprus have established an alliance to counter Turkey. Greece and Cyprus are historic adversaries of Turkey.
Israel has provided drone strikes and shelling with high-precision missiles on ISIS targets during defensive and offensive rebel operations.
Last week, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan declared that Turkish forces would enter Syria, with Russia's consent, to "vanquish" the Kurdish militia that control Afrin, along the Turkish border.
The Syrian Democratic Forces coalition on October 20 officially announced at a news conference that the city had been liberated from ISIS.
Russia and Turkey could run tests to discover the vulnerabilities of the F-35, and once Russia and Turkey have it, Iran will have it as well.