Trump says he’s ending the US role in Middle East wars. He’s sending 1,800 troops to Saudi Arabia

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House on October 7, 2019, in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/Washington Post via Getty Images The Trump administration will send nearly 2,000 troops and advanced military equipment to Saudi … Read More

U.S. preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in initial deal with Taliban

Soldiers carry the casket of Spec. Michael Nance at Dover Air Force Base on July 31 in Delaware. Nance and Pfc. Brandon Kreischer were killed on July 29 in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province. (Steve Ruark/AP) The Trump administration is preparing to … Read More

Trump: US military to stay in Syria, Iraq to combat Iran and ‘to protect Israel’

“We’re going to be there, and we’re going to be staying. We have to protect Israel,” he told CBS News’s Margaret Brennan on Sunday. “We have to protect other things that we have. But we’re—yeah, they’ll be coming back in … Read More

US sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border: Pentagon

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US President Donald Trump says that existing sections of walls should be extended along the border to stop what he describes as an uncontrolled invasion of criminals. Washington DC: The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier … Read More

Russia wants US military out of Syria. But it still needs US to help bring peace.

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Russian and US-allied forces avoided conflict during Friday’s airstrikes on alleged Syrian chemical weapon sites. But Moscow sees the US’s ongoing involvement in Syria as nothing more than spoiler. Still, analysts say, Russia needs the US to help diplomatically. Mikhail … Read More