{FD} US to hit Russia with new sanctions after Syria airstrike, Haley says

The Trump administration will levy new economic sanctions against Russia over its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday.

{FD} US strikes Syria after suspected chemical attack by Assad regime

President Trump on Friday announced that he has approved military strikes in Syria against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after an alleged chemical attack in the country.

{FD} US warships, B-1 bombers strike against Assad after suspected chemical attack

President Trump on Friday announced that he has approved military strikes in Syria against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after an alleged chemical attack in the country.

{FD} Trump says Syria chemical attack ‘will be met forcefully,’ but won’t say when

President Trump told reporters Monday night that the U.S. will respond “forcefully” to this past weekend’s suspected chemical attack in Syria, but declined to discuss when such a response would occur.

{FD} Paul Ryan: ‘Hollowed out’ US military needs spending boost following recent crashes

With another potential government shutdown looming, the Speaker of the House wants to make sure the U.S. military is not shortchanged after more deadly crashes in the past week killed nine American servicemen, which the Wisconsin Republican blamed on years of budget cuts.

{FD} Trump’s planned meeting with Kim Jong Un a ‘potential breakthrough,’ top defense officials say

Senior officials at the Pentagon said Thursday night that plans for the president to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in May comes as “good news” and could be a “potential breakthrough.”