Trump's Excellent Syria Decision

Opinion | Joseph Cunningham

Only once jihadis are defeated can meaningful reform come to Syria.

ISIS-Connected Australian Lebanese Terrorists Planned To Gas Everyone On Board Flight

World | Jonah Bennett
Australian Federal Police officers stand near the check-in counters at the Sydney Airport Domestic terminal in Australia

Could not have planned the operation without close help from ISIS in Syria

US-Backed, Armed Rebels Defect To Syrian Regime Forces

World | Jonah Bennett
A Free Syrian Army fighter holds his weapon as he sits on a chair in rebel-held Al-Yadudah village, in Deraa Governorate

Defections come after Trump’s decision to end CIA program

Marine Veteran Dies Helping Kurds Battle ISIS

World | Jonah Bennett
Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) run across a street in Raqqa

‘Pops, don’t worry. I’m with the YPG’

Trump Calls Out WaPo For 'Fake News'

Politics | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he delivers remarks at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve, West Virginia , U.S., July 24, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘Fabricated the facts’

Truman Would Have Agreed With Trump On The CIA In Syria

Opinion | Ilana Mercer

We need to curtail the intelligence agency to get a handle on our foreign policy.

US Backed Fighters Now 'Control 40 Percent' Of ISIS Capital

World | Saagar Enjeti
Cpl. Zachery Personett, an infantryman with 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, gives a thumbs up to a Royal Army of Oman soldier after he cleared a weapons malfunction during a combat marksmanship range as part of Exercise Sea Soldier. During the range, the Marines trained the RAO soldiers in the Marine Corps marksmanship techniques of standing, kneeling and prone firing positions. Sea Soldier 2017 is an annual, bilateral exercise conducted with the Royal Army of Oman designed to demonstrate the cooperative skill and will of U.S. and partner nations to work together in maintaining regional stability and security.

ISIS posting children outside their car bomb factories

McCain To Trump: 'Administration Is Playing Into The Hands Of Putin'

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Committee chairman U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) delivers an opening statement as retired U.S. Marine Corps General James Mattis sits before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to serve as defense secretary in Washington, U.S. January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Irresponsible and short-sighted’

White House Security Adviser Corrects Record, Says US Still Wants Assad Gone

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Bashar al-Assad

‘The United States still would like to see Assad go at some point’

Trump Puts An End To One Of The Great Delusions About Syria

Opinion | Scott Greer
FILE PHOTO: Smoke rises from the al-Mishlab district at Raqqa's southeastern outskirts, Syria June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said/File Photo

We’re finally learning lessons from Iraq and Libya

Trump Ends Disastrous, Costly Covert CIA Program To Topple Assad Regime

World | Jonah Bennett
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gestures during an exclusive interview with AFP in the capital Damascus on February 11, 2016. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images.

Official complains that ‘Putin won in Syria’

Turkey Blasts Out Locations Of US Bases And Troops In Syria

World | Jonah Bennett
FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

‘I want to believe that Turkey’s allies will side with us’

Netanyahu: Israel Is Totally Opposed To Syria Ceasefire Deal

World | Jonah Bennett
FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem June 11, 2017. REUTERS/Ariel Schalit/Pool/File Photo

‘They understand Israel’s position’

Here's What ISIS Could Look Like A Year From Now

World | Saagar Enjeti
Fresh territory: an Isis fighter in Raqqa, Syria, last year (Reuters)

‘There will likely be continued external attacks’

Oppose War With Russia? You're Just Like A Nazi Apologist

Opinion | Scott Greer
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017 Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS

Neocons want to smear anyone who doesn’t want war with Russia as ‘Hitler apologists’

Report: Pentagon Officials Have No Idea What Their Role Is In Enforcing Syria Ceasefire

World | Jonah Bennett
A Kurdish fighter from the People's Protection Units (YPG) adjusts a gun on top of an armored vehicle in Raqqa

‘You’d think we would be a part of it’

How Trump's Syria Ceasefire Could Backfire In Iran's Favor

National Security | Russ Read
Hezbollah members salute during the funeral of Hezbollah fighter Mohamad al-Shami, who was killed during clashes in Syria's Aleppo, in Bisariye village, southern Lebanon October 24, 2016. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho

A break from fighting could give some unseen enemies a change to regroup

Russia And The US Working Together Is Better Than The Alternative

Opinion | Lucy Steigerwald

Avoiding war is worth some unpleasant handshakes between unpleasant leaders.

McCain Slams Tillerson For Suggesting Russians May Have Right Approach To Syria

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Senator John McCain is interviewed during the 2017 "Congress of Tomorrow" Joint Republican Issues Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

‘I agonized over voting for or against Tillerson’

Iran Using US Victories Over ISIS To Control Middle East

National Security | Russ Read
FILE PHOTO: Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war (1980-88), in Tehran September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

Iran is establishing its power in the wake of the ISIS fight