Killing of Islamic State Leader is Not the End: Pentagon Increasing U.S. Efforts to Protect Syria’s Oil Fields From Extremist Group and Others

Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State’s leader, the Pentagon is increasing U.S. efforts to protect Syria’s oil fields from the extremist group as well as from Syria itself and the country’s Russian allies. It’s a new high-stakes mission even as American troops […]

Trump Kills ISIS Baghdadi

The United States military has conducted a special operations raid targeting one of its most high-value targets, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), Newsweek has learned. President Donald Trump approved the mission nearly a week before it took place.

Ukrainian Leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy Was Pressured by President Trump Before Taking Office; Spent 3 Hours With Advisers Discussing How to Get Around Trump and Lawyer Rudy Giuliani to Avoid Getting Entangled in American Elections

More than two months before the phone call that launched the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, Ukraine’s newly elected leader was already worried about pressure from the U.S. president to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden.