Along with allies Britain and France, the United States has sent a clear message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his patrons, Russia and Iran: the use of chemical weapons will not be tolerated.
Over 1000 peacekeepers, from more than 30 countries, recently took part in Shanti Doot 4. Shanti Doot, which means Ambassador of Peace, is a multinational United Nations peacekeeping exercise.
The Central African Republic, or C.A.R., is one of the world’s most fragile countries.
Chemical weapons have once again been used on Syrian men, women, and children.
World War I was the first time chemical weapons were used in modern conflict. The horror of the suffering such weapons caused drove the world, first, to ban their use, and then to ban their production and stockpiling too.
The United States welcomes the recent signing in Warsaw of an agreement concluding Phase I of Poland’s purchase of the Patriot missile defense system, worth 4.6 billion dollars.
The United States continues to methodically target the individuals and businesses who profit from the sale heroin.
Defense Secretary James Mattis said he sees no change in Russia’s military capability.
The United States stands with its closest ally the United Kingdom and shares its assessment “that Russia is responsible for the reckless nerve agent attack on a British citizen and his daughter."
President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, South Korea’s National Security Advisor Chung Eiu-Yong announced after he met with Mr. Trump at the White House.
“The long reach of terrorism threatens to steal the future of countless Africans,” said Secretary Tillerson in a recent speech.
President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent statements on nuclear weapons development are irresponsible.