A 'Trump Doctrine'? Clues emerge in new Afghanistan plan

/ | Aug 23, 2017

A 'Trump Doctrine'? Clues emerge in new Afghanistan plan

Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes. President Donald Trump's new Afghanistan strategy contains elements of a broader approach to America's most pressing national security concerns that ...

Lebanese army finds anti-aircraft missiles in abandoned Islamic State cache

Aug 22, 2017

Lebanese army finds anti-aircraft missiles in abandoned Islamic State cache

Lebanon's army found anti-aircraft missiles among with a cache of weapons in an area abandoned by Islamic State militants, it said on Monday. The arms cache also included mortars, medium and heavy machine guns, assault rifles, grenades, anti-tank weapons, anti-personnel mines, improvised explosive devices and ...

Aug 16, 2017

Rebels take credit for downing Syrian MiG, show photos of pilot

The Syrian military said on Tuesday that one of its jets crashed in southern Syria, state television reported, hours after Western-backed rebels said they had shot it down and captured the pilot. State-owned Ikhbariya television quoted a Syrian army source as saying an investigation was ...

Syrian Army takes last Islamic State-held town in Homs province

Aug 6, 2017

Syrian Army takes last Islamic State-held town in Homs province

Syria's army seized the last Islamic State group stronghold in the country's Homs province on Saturday, clearing their path to attack the jihadis in the country's east, a monitor said. Al-Sukhna, some 70 kilometers (45 miles) northeast of the famed ancient city of Palmyra, is ...