ISIS has nearly been defeated in Syria, and the Assad regime, backed by Russia and Iran, is close to winning the civil war. But the situation there is as dangerous as ever, and President Trump may be making things worse by tweeting out a belligerent threat to Russia.
President Trump has to decide by May 12 on recertifying the Iran nuclear deal, and there’s reason to think he may decide to end it instead. What happens then?
President Trump proclaimed the defeat of ISIS on the battlefield in the Middle East, but the group can still pose a potent terror threat to the West.
Tens of thousands of young Islamic men and women from around the world flocked to join the ISIS army in Iraq and Syria. With the collapse of their desired caliphate, survivors are now seeking to return to home to Europe and the U.S., posing a risk of new terror attacks. How are Western intelligence services
The president drew widespread condemnation for sharing with his Twitter followers incendiary videos from the right-wing British anti-Muslim party Britain First.
President Trump has ended America’s longstanding free-trade policy in Asia and abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership. China has ambitious plans to fill the power vacuum.
White House chief of staff John Kelly defended President Trump's call to the widow of a Green Beret killed in Niger. But the controversy has sullied the sacred ritual of honoring the nation's war casualties.
As Asian countries nervously eye a voracious China and an unpredictable North Korea, the Pentagon’s leaders tell them, America has their back. But do they speak for the President?
The speed with which Donald Trump and his administration have climbed the escalation ladder towards a showdown with North Korea over its nuclear weapons has been dizzying.
President Trump is briefed on the result of the Syria military strike by his National Security team, at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 6, 2017. Just hours after accusing Syrian dictator Bashar Assad of going “beyond a red line” with a poison gas attack that killed scores of civilians, President
President Trump's big idea for increasing military spending might have been the result of "magical thinking" based on past presidencies.
President Trump holds an executive memorandum on defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria after signing it in the Oval Office of the White House on Jan. 28, 2017. In his first speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, President Donald Trump repeated his promise from the campaign trail to
Behind the latest controversy dragging U.S. national security officials into the middle of a hyperpartisan presidential campaign in ways that could have troubling repercussions long after the election.