In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping's help to win re-election.
President Donald Trump closed out 2018 with the announcement that ISIS has been defeated. Analysts say otherwise.
The United States has no timeline for the withdrawal of American troops from Syria but does not plan to stay indefinitely, a senior State Department official said on Friday.
President Donald Trump's declaration in a phone call with Tayyip Erdoğan that he was pulling US troops from Syria stunned Turkey and left it scrambling to respond to the changing battlefield on its southern border.
Ambassador Nick Burns calls Mattis' resignation "a significant blow to the United States" and says that the publicly-released resignation letter was "a resignation in protest against the feckless policies of President Trump."
Rep. Adam Schiff tells The World that the resignation of Gen. Jim Mattis is 'an inestimable loss' for the United States.
Mattis announced plans to resign in a candid resignation letter to Trump that laid bare the growing divide between them, and implicitly criticized President Trump's disregard for America's closest allies.
The United States is considering a total withdrawal of US forces from Syria as it winds up its campaign to retake all of the territory once held by ISIS.
US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has set a countdown to peace talks in Yemen. But Yemen watchers say negotiations, if they happen, will only begin to address the problems brought on by war.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accused Russia on Monday of attempting to influence the outcome of a referendum in Macedonia on changing the country's name that would open the way for it to join NATO and the European Union.
The Western-backed alliance fighting the Iranian-aligned Houthi group in Yemen said at the time that the Aug. 9 air strikes at a market in Saada province had targeted missile launchers used to attack southern Saudi Arabia a day earlier.