Trump Blames A Suspected Major Gas Attack In Syria On The Obama Administration’s “Weakness”

Mark Wilson / Getty Images The White House on Tuesday condemned a reported chemical weapons attack in Syria — and placed the blame for it squarely at the previous administration's feet.The alleged attack on civilians in the Syrian province of Idlib was documented through videos and pictures showing civilians struggling to breathe that quickly spread…

Witnesses Describe The Scene Of A Major Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria

A Syrian child receives treatment following a suspected gas attack. Mohamed Al-bakour / AFP / Getty Images Dozens of people, including at least 20 children, have been killed in a reported chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in northern Syria, according to a Syrian monitoring group.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based…

Trump May Have Changed His Syria Policy And The Pentagon Is Confused

Mark Wilson / Getty Images WASHINGTON — Pentagon officials were left confused after President Donald Trump appeared to signal a potential future policy change toward Syria with tough words against the government’s deployment of chemical weapons.Trump said on Wednesday, at a joint press conference with Jordan’s King Abdullah II, that images of children and other…

The State Department Issued A Strong Statement On LGBT Kidnappings In Russia

Ramzan Kadyrov takes an oath during his inauguration as the head of Russia's Caucasus region of Chechnya for a third term. Elena Fitkulina / AFP / Getty Images The US State Department has called on Russia to investigate reports that more than 100 LGBT people have recently been detained, tortured, or murdered in the region…

Here’s What Trump And China’s President Will Be Meeting About In Florida

Fabrice Coffrini / AFP / Getty Images BEIJING — There will be a lot on the line when President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, for the first time on Thursday. After months of the equivalent of policy whiplash from the US, China watchers and the country’s foreign policy elite are closely watching…