Amid escalating global tensions over Syria, President Donald Trump weighed his options for responding, possibly with military strikes, to the Syrian government's suspected chemical weapons attack against civilians.
Even as Islamic State group fighters flee the Middle East and cause fear across Africa's Sahel region it is al-Qaida that poses the more serious long-term threat, the U.S. military's special operations commander in Africa said in an interview with The Associated Press.
President Donald Trump's new national security adviser held talks Thursday with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts, as the U.S. gears up for an unprecedented summit with North Korea.
Mike Pompeo, the former congressman-turned-CIA director chosen to be secretary of state vowed Thursday to make the State Department as central to national security decisions as the CIA, drawing a sharp contrast with his ousted predecessor, Rex Tillerson.
Another top National Security Council staffer is leaving the White House as new National Security Adviser John Bolton makes his mark.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that an attack on Syria could take place "very soon or not so soon at all!" The president made the statement in a tweet Thursday morning.
Another high-ranking National Security Council staffer is leaving the White House as new National Security Adviser John Bolton makes his mark.
President Donald Trump was so incensed by the FBI's raid of his personal attorney's office and hotel room that he's privately pondered firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and publicly mused about ousting special counsel Robert Mueller.
President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser is resigning in the latest White House departure.
President Donald Trump is threatening an imminent military strike against Syria, vowing to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility will "pay a price."
New national security adviser John Bolton is taking the helm of the National Security Council at a time of tumult on President Donald Trump's team and with a long to-do list awaiting him.
North Korea's government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump, officials said Sunday, increasing the likelihood that the unprecedented summit will actually occur.
President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned a "mindless CHEMICAL attack" in Syria that killed women and children, called Syrian President Bashar Assad an "animal" and said there would be a "big price to pay" for resorting to outlawed weapons of mass destruction.
President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned a "mindless CHEMICAL attack" in Syria that killed women and children, called Syrian President Bashar Assad an "animal" and delivered a rare personal criticism of Russian President Vladimir Putin for supporting the Damascus government.
North Korea's government has communicated directly with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear program with President Donald Trump.
The U.S. Naval Academy Museum has held a public viewing of a large British flag that was captured during the War of 1812.
The Texas National Guard says it is preparing to deploy to the U.S.-Mexico border in response to a call from President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump's plan to deploy National Guard troops to the border with Mexico has drawn resistance from some governors, most of them Democrats, but they could be powerless to deny the commander in chief's request for soldiers.
The White House is praising Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as a "terrific person" on his last day as national security adviser.
Three U.S. military aircraft crashes this week that killed five service members within two days have some on Capitol Hill worried the military's worn-out air fleet may not be getting the funding it needs.