The United States invaded Iraq 20 years ago Monday, March 20, due to fears of the country’s then-leader Saddam Hussein obtaining weapons of mass destruction.
From an empowered Iran and eroded U.S. influence to the cost of keeping U.S. troops in Iraq and Syria to combat Islamic State fighters, the United States still contends with the consequences of invading Iraq 20 years ago, current and former officials say.
The Pentagon released a de-classified video on Thursday showing a Russian military jet intercepting a U.S. drone downed over the Black Sea two days ago, rare footage that highlights the risks of a direct clash between the world’s leading nuclear powers.
On Tuesday, Russian jets intercepted an American drone on a reconnaissance mission off the coast of Ukraine. Experts fear this could increase tensions between our two countries.
A pandemic benefit is about to end – and it’s putting the food security of millions at risk.
President Joe Biden promised new military aid for Ukraine worth $500 million during a surprise visit to Kyiv on Monday, almost a year to the day since Russia’s invasion.
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States said on Monday it still did not know the origin or purpose of three aerial objects that its military shot down over the weekend, as Washington and Beijing traded accusations about high-altitude balloons. While American and Canadian officials struggled to explain the presence of the objects, a White House
WASHINGTON/BERLIN/KYIV (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday it would supply Ukraine with 31 of its most advanced battle tanks after Germany broke a taboo with a similar announcement, moves hailed by Kyiv as a potential turning point in its battle to repel Russia’s invasion. The U.S. decision to deliver M1 Abrams tanks helped