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Mar 08, 2019
US general says Pentagon has recieved no direction to withdraw troops from AfghanistanThe Pentagon has not received any order from President Donald Trump to withdraw troops from war-torn Afghanistan, a top US commander said on Thursday.
Feb 16, 2019
German chancellor Angela Merkel warns US pullout from Syria risks boosting influence of Russia and IranWashington is struggling to convince allies to stay on in Syria after it leaves and Angela Merkel warned of the risks of leaving a vacuum in the region.
Feb 05, 2019
US Senate opposes Trump's plan to withdraw troops from Syria, Afghanistan; lawmakers say terror groups still pose 'serious threat'The Republican-led US Senate backed largely symbolic legislation on Monday that broke with President Donald Trump by opposing plans for any abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria and Afghanistan. The Senate voted 70-26 in favour of a non-binding amendment, drafted by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, saying it was the sense of the Senate that Islamist militant groups in both countries still pose a "serious threat" to the United States.
Dec 20, 2018
US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screwsStunning his country's entire military establishment, US President Donald Trump who has been pushed to a corner by the escalating political and legal dangers of 17 different investigations into his business and politics that may have gamed his election itself, has decided to pull out all of the 2000 and more American troops in Syria and took to his favorite social media platform Twitter to declare victory: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."
Nov 28, 2018
Donald Trump seeks to play star role in Govt shutdown fight, wants $5 billion for border wall as suspense over Mueller probe comes to a boilWe’ve seen this rodeo before. With five weeks to go before the Opposition takes over the US House majority and suspense building over when special counsel Robert Mueller may release his final report on the alleged Russian meddling in Trump’s 2016 campaign - Donald Trump is raising the stakes, sowing chaos and distraction all around as he pushes for $ 5 billion in border wall funding and threatens government shutdown if his foot soldiers don’t deliver.
Nov 15, 2018
Migrant caravan groups, which were Donald Trump's midterm election drumbeat, begin arriving at hardened US borderMigrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the U.S. border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border city of Tijuana.
Nov 13, 2018
Donald Trump likely to oust US Homeland Security boss Kirstjen Nielsen; wants 'John Wayne' brand hardliner as replacementKirstjen Nielsen, the top immigration official in the Trump administration, is likely being booted out. “It’s no longer ‘if’, it’s ‘when’”, is the buzz at the White House which offered no comment on “personnel issues”. Trump has long understood to have had problems with Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen - a protege of Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly who has been the DHS Secretary’s champion from well before her appointment.
Nov 10, 2018
Donald Trump denies asylum for immigrants at US border who enter outside ports of entry: All you need to knowUS president Donald Trump ordered Friday that anyone who enters the U.S. illegally from Mexico by going around official border crossings is ineligible for asylum.
Nov 09, 2018
Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'Stung by midterm results, Donald Trump invokes extraordinary national security powers to limit asylum; says people must 'come in legally'
Nov 08, 2018
Donald Trump fires Attorney-General Jeff Sessions amid fear over Mueller probe; 'worse than Watergate', say opponentsWithin 24 hours of Democrats seizing control of the US House of Representatives and raising the risks of investigations into Donald Trump's businesses, the US president fired US Attorney General Jeff Sessions - the country's chief law enforcement officer who has endured more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation.