Worries about a confrontation between Russia, Syria's big ally, and the West have been running high since Trump said that missiles "will be coming" in response to the suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7.
Turkey and the US decided to set up commissions to work on the disputes they have, and the first meeting is on Thursday. Both US and Turkish officials told us what will be on the agenda, what they expect from the talks and the challenges they have.
USS Carl Vinson's arrival marks biggest US military presence since 1975 and comes at a time China seeks to expand influence in South China Sea.
Amid escalating tensions between Turkey and the US exacerbated mainly by US support to the YPG, Pentagon General Lead Inspector Report is released. The report includes inconsistencies in describing the status of YPG and their rule in north Syria.
Until now, the Pentagon has only gone as far as saying it was reviewing "adjustments" in arms for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which Ankara views as a threat.
After months of lobbying, NATO countries have still not agreed how many extra troops they will send to Afghanistan to boost local forces in their fight against the resurgent Taliban.
The Houthis' ability to launch missiles deep within Saudi Arabian territory gives them a tool that does not bring military gains, but does weigh heavy on the Saudi psyche.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says US will stay aligned with Turkey in the fight against Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
Turkey and Venezuela don't have many things in common but they do understand realpolitik.
Several rockets were fired in and around Kabul airport on Wednesday after US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital on an unannounced visit.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis announces most of the soldiers and military staff are already on their way to the war-torn country. The move follows a shift in US policy that previously looked to withdraw forces.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump vow to increase pressure on Pyongyang to further isolate the country as US-ally Kuwait gives North Korea's ambassador a month to leave the Gulf state.
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