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NATO ambassadors to meet in Brussels over Iran concerns

NATO ambassadors will meet at their Brussels headquarters as Middle East tensions mount after US forces killed a top Iranian…

NATO facing most ‘complex’ security environment in its history, Stoltenberg says

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said the powerful Western military alliance was facing the most "complex security" environment in its history…

Turkey agrees to NATO Baltic defense plan after Syria rift

Turkey joined NATO allies in agreeing to a new Baltic defense plan after threatening to block it if Syria's YPG…

Trump fires US Navy Secretary Richard Spencer over SEAL misconduct case

The US Navy secretary criticized Donald Trump after being sacked in a dispute over a SEAL commando whose demotion for…

It took almost a year, but a simple shift in US stance led to Turkey’s assault against Syria’s Kurds

US diplomats' short-sighted Syria strategy may have led to Turkey's incrusion and unravelled the partnership with the SDF

US kills ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Syria, Trump says

US forces killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an operation in northwest Syria's Idlib province, Donald Trump announced

Consequences of the US withdrawal from Syria

The US will have to reckon with the consequences of Trump's greenlighting the Turkish invasion in northeast Syria, Jonathan Ruhe…

The US is consolidating its Syria role in the Middle Euphrates valley. Here’s why it matters.

Despite withdrawing from northern Syria, the US military will secure oil installations in the east to deter Iran and the…

NATO defense ministers criticize Turkey’s northern Syria incursion

NATO defense ministers slammed Turkey's military operation in Syria but recognized they have few options to sanction the strategic ally

‘We can’t lose hope’ – SDF willing to work with US despite ‘huge blow’ in northeast Syria

Senior Syrian Kurdish leader called for a halt of Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria, saying the SDF are willing to…