Rivals U.S. and Iran both support Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi—but he's under increasing pressure to step down amid widespread protests that could put US troops at risk
Newsweek has learned that Abdullah Qardash has been designated as the successor to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who died during a U.S. raid Saturday.
"Something very big has just happened," tweeted Trump. The Defense Department reported "high confidence" that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead.
Iraqi Kurdish member of parliament Shirwan Mirza told Newsweek that, if the U.S. doesn't "change its attitude" soon, "then we are obliged to look for another friend in this area."
Russia is set to interfere in the 2020 elections, and Republicans are happy to let it happen. Gabbard could benefit them both.
I agree with Hillary Clinton's assessment: Gabbard's campaign and messaging are at risk of being weaponized by Moscow to interfere with and manipulate our election.
Newsweek has learned that President Trump was given alternative Syria withdrawal plans involving UN peacemakers and diplomatic pressure, but opted instead for a speedy exit.
Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from positions in Syria blindsided everyone. "To protect your friends, you've got to tell them the truth," said a former U.S. official.
President Trump's announced pullout of U.S. troops from Syria prompted an attack by Turkey on Syrian Kurds. U.S. special forces were shelled so heavily, they considered firing back.
What do you do if the top of the chain of command is rotten? If the rank and file are losing faith in him? Impeach.
As a Navy officer, I led an investigation into claims of sexual assault. Kavanaugh should be treated no differently than that sailor.
The CIA was forced to remove a top source from Russia, thanks in no small part to our loose-lipped president.
Stephens' threatening and vindictive reaction to being called a "bedbug" shows his entitlement, as well as the double standard that exists in many newsrooms.
Yes, there are ways for law enforcement to prevent crime without placing unarmed black men in chokeholds and dressing like soldiers in a war zone.
Profiles need to be built, terrorist groups need to be infiltrated, and operations need to be neutralized. But first, we must learn from our mistakes.
"The campaign, the family, the business, the transition in the administration all approached by Russians? It was eye opening."
Putting politics ahead of national security is a what brought us here in the first place.
Wikileaks and Assange are an affront to any journalist who genuinely seeks to shed light on truth and to provide unbiased coverage.
Was Page working for Russian intelligence or FBI counterintelligence? Or neither?
The special counsel is investigating criminal activity related to Moscow and the Trump campaign, which is important. Equally critical: his counterintelligence probe.