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US seeks Coalition meeting on ISIS threat in West Africa and the Sahel

The United States is seeking a meeting of the Global Coalition Against ISIS early in 2020 to focus on threats…

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

Pompeo blames Iran for ‘act of war’ in Saudi oil attack, US seeking coalition

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described strikes on Saudi oil installations as an "act of war," and an "Iranian…

Trump says US is ‘locked and loaded’ after attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure

President Donald Trump said the US is "locked and loaded" to respond to attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure sent oil…

US approves $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan

The US State Department approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan, in a move expected to anger China

Russia urges moratorium on missile deployment after US quits INF treaty

Russia called on the US to implement a moratorium on deploying intermediate-range nuclear missiles, as Washington withdrew from the INF…

In Congress, a long battle over Trump’s Iran and Saudi policies looms

A growing bipartisan alliance of progressive Democrats and libertarian-leaning conservatives is reasserting Congress's role in war

Houthis recruit 50,000 Yemen child soldiers in 3 months, minister says

About 50,000 children have recently been recruited by the Houthi rebels to fight in Yemen’s bloody civil war, information minister…

Gulf tensions escalate as US accuses Iran of attacking tankers

The United States accused Iran of carrying out attacks that left two tankers ablaze in the Gulf of Oman

US and Iran sound the retreat after beating drums of war

US and Iranian leadership displayed rare agreement in comments as officials sought to publicly downplay the possibility of military conflict