FOREIGN POLICY2018-06-13T10:22:46+00:00

American Soldiers Killed in ISIS-Claimed Suicide Attack in Syria

Four American soldiers were among 16 people killed and more than a dozen wounded when a suicide bomber attacked US-led coalition forces in the northern Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to a US official.

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Trump and Putin Have Met Five Times. What Was Said Is a Mystery.

The first time they met was in Germany. President Trump took his interpreter’s notes afterward and ordered him not to disclose what he heard to anyone. Later that night, at a dinner, Mr. Trump pulled up a seat next to President Vladimir V. Putin to talk without any American witnesses at all.

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New UN envoy arrives in Damascus on first Syria trip: AFP

The United Nations’ new envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, arrived in Damascus on Tuesday on his first trip since being appointed, an AFP correspondent reported.

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A New Migrant Caravan Forms, and Old Battle Lines Harden

A new caravan of migrants is forming in Honduras, and even ahead of its scheduled departure at dawn on Tuesday, battle lines were being drawn to the north, with some vowing to help them on their journey north, and others to block them.

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U.S. starts withdrawing troops from Syria amid policy confusion

The U.S. military began the process of withdrawing its troops from Syria following a drawdown ordered by President Donald Trump, a military official said Friday.

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Turkey and the Kurds turn to Russia to solve problems sparked by U.S. exit from Syria

Both Turkey and the Syrian Kurds are now pinning their hopes on Russia to resolve the problems created by President Trump’s abrupt decision last month to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, which has threatened to ignite a new war between the United States’ Kurdish and Turkish allies.

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