(Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)

Turkey Breaks Cease Fire Hours After Pence Leaves

Turkey’s agreement with the United States to “pause” fighting in Syria appears to have been breached within hours of Vice President Mike Pence’s announcement as eyewitnesses report violence is still ongoing. Turkish artillery continued shelling Ras al-Ayn, a Syrian city on the Turkish border that had been facing heavy violence since U.S. troops withdrew early […]

Fox News

Kurd Commander: “You’re Leaving Us To Be Slaughtered”

The commander of U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces reportedly told an American diplomat on Thursday that the United States is “leaving us to be slaughtered,” days after President Trump withdrew troops from northern Syria. CNN reported Saturday that Gen. Mazloum Kobani Abdi told William Roebuck, deputy special envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, “You […]


Turkey Bombs US Forces While Killing Key American Allies

Newsweek has learned through both an Iraqi Kurdish intelligence official and senior Pentagon official that Special Forces operating in the Mashtenour hill in the majority-Kurdish city of Kobani fell under artillery fire from Turkish forces conducting their so-called “Operation Spring Peace” against Kurdish forces backed by the U.S. but considered terrorist organizations by Turkey. The […]

Majid Saeedi/Getty Images

US “Locked And Loaded” After Iran Attack On Saudi Oil

As the plumes of smoke settle over two of Saudi Arabia’s critical oil production facilities – which came under crippling drone strikes over the weekend – both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are deliberating options for retaliation, raising the possibility of much broader instability across the region, although President Trump was quick to point out […]

CIA via AP

Trump Confirms Death Of Osama Bin Laden’s Son

President Trump says that Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden, has been killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region. In a statement released by the White House on Saturday, Trump said bin Laden’s son was responsible for “planning and dealing with various terrorist groups.” His death, he said, “not […]

Cedar Attanasio / AP

Pentagon Moves $3.6 Billion To Fund Border Wall

The Pentagon on Tuesday announced it would use $3.6 billion in military construction funding to pay for President Donald Trump’s long-promised border wall. The move, which was authorized by Defense Secretary Mark Esper, will impact 127 different construction projects, Department of Defense officials told reporters. Officials said that half of the money — $1.8 billion […]