The president campaigned on a vow to bring American troops home, but his standoff with Iran has seen thousands more soldiers deployed to the Middle East.
Demonstrators caused havoc at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq after retaliatory American airstrikes killed 25 members of an Iran-backed militia.
In a Tuesday tweet, Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper confirmed the deployment of 750 soldiers to Iraq following the round of protests at the U.S. Embassy on Sunday.
Over 100 Marines have been deployed Tuesday to the American embassy in Iraq as reinforcements after Iranian-backed protesters attempted to storm the compound.
Two intelligence officials speaking to Newsweek said Iran helped to instigate the violent demonstrations in Iraq, where both Washington and Tehran's interference has been increasingly questioned.
A State Department spokesperson said U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Matt Tueller had been on "previously scheduled travel for a week" and claimed reports of his evacuation were false.
"We need to be very careful as we move forward," Representative Mark Green cautioned.
Iraq called the U.S. strikes "a violation of the sovereignty of Iraq and a grave violation of the rules of action of the coalition forces, including American forces."
A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek that a Pentagon contractor was killed after about a dozen Katyusha rockets struck the K-1 Air Base in Kirkuk, Iraq.
"I can compare 2019 with 2012, when they were beginning, organizing themselves," Major General Sirwan Barzani, a Kurdish Peshmerga commander, told the BBC.
The Iraqi military said several rockets landed inside Ayn al-Asad Base, where U.S. troops have been deployed to both fight ISIS and deter Iran.
Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher accused the Navy Secretary and a rear admiral of "meddling" in his case before mocking those who accused him of war crimes.
Economic pain is undermining the Iranian government at home and—for the first time—in two of its most important client states.
"[They're] asked to bear the responsibility of a hundred percent of [the country's] safety," said actor and former U.S. Marine Adam Driver. "What better community to arm with the new means of self-expression than the men and women of our armed forces and the family that supports them?"
"We have concluded that the real intention of ISIS is to begin a mission they're calling 'break down the fences,'" Iraq's Lieutenant General Saad al-Allaq said.
The critics of Trump's foreign policy decisions are not offering any new solutions to the complex problems that America faces.
Discussing ISIS' new head, a senior State Department official said that "we intend to subject him and any other ISIS leader to unrelenting pressure, using all the tools at our disposal."
The International Institute for Strategic Studies said Tehran has established a regional network of some 200,000 fighters.
The Turkish Defense Ministry announced that up to seven Kurdish PKK fighters were killed in back-to-back strikes in northern Iraq as deadly clashes continued across the border in Syria.
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
The new ISIS caliph is Abu Ibrahim al-Qurayshi and its spokesperson is Abu Hamza al-Qurashi
"We have taken it and secured it," Trump said on Sunday in regards to Syria's oil.
The Kurdish leader said President Donald Trump's recent foreign policy decisions have strained his abilities to be trusted.
Scientists who were using tracking devices equipped with SMS texting to plot the locations of migratory eagles have been hit with massive roaming charges after the birds crossed over into Iran.
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."
Trump is dismantling a U.S.-led global architecture built by four generations, paid for by thousands of American lives and trillions of dollars of investment.
Those who pimp out women and children under the guise of temporary marriages betray Shia values—and exacerbate Islam's worst sectarian divide.
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday told reporters that U.S. troops are not leaving the Middle East and that the fight against the Islamic State (ISIS) will continue.