Today in Syria, "we are confronted once more with some of the worst atrocities known to man," said National Security Council Advisor Lieutenant General HR McMaster.
Thirty years ago, on March 16, 1988, the regime of then-President of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, committed one of the worst atrocities of the modern era: the murder by poison gas of thousands of civilians in the Kurdish-Iraqi town of Halabja.
The United States is slated to become the world’s largest oil producer by the year 2023, according to the International Energy Association
Protecting and promoting religious freedom is a foreign policy priority of the Trump administration.
Tehran’s chief prosecutor has announced that an unidentified Iranian woman, who removed her compulsory hijab in public in late December, was sentenced to 24 months in prison.
To help achieve a lasting defeat of this depraved terrorist organization, the United States Department of State has tagged seven ISIS-affiliated groups and two ISIS-affiliated individuals as Specially Designated Global Terrorists.
The U.S.-UN partnership in supporting the Iraqi government’s efforts to help its most vulnerable people return home following the liberation of their territory from ISIS.
A key U.S. objective in the Middle East said Commander of the U.S. Central Command General Joseph Votel is to “neutralize and shape the destabilizing impact that Iran has across the region."
The United States condemns the ongoing military slaughter that the Bashar al-Assad regime, backed by Russia and Iran, is perpetrating against the people of Eastern Ghouta.
Through the efforts of the Iraqi armed forces, the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, ISIS has been defeated in Iraq, and nearly so in Syria.
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution that would have held Iran to account for flagrant violations of Security Council resolutions.
On his recent visit to Turkey, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed that the U.S.-Turkish alliance is a "time-tested alliance built on common interest and mutual respect.”