Trump Hints at Keeping at U.S. Troops in Syria, Reluctantly

The White House has indicated that despite recent comments by President Trump, U.S. troops will not be pulling out of Syria abruptly. “The military mission to eradicate ISIS in Syria is coming to a rapid end, with ISIS being almost completely destroyed. The United States and our partners remain committed to eliminating the small ISIS […]

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Building List of Cyber Countermeasures Said to be Among Top Priorities of Incoming NSA Director

The incoming director of the National Security Agency will be facing nearly unprecedented threats in the cyber realm from nations such as Russia and China, as well as non-state terror actors like ISIS. Those threats will include not just cyber-espionage and cyber-hacking, but increasingly attacks against election systems and critical infrastructure like electrical grids and […]

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White House Decision to Halt $200 Million in Syria Aid Leaves Top State Dept., Pentagon Officials Scratching Their Heads

Amid growing uncertainty over U.S. policy in Syria, Top Defense and State Department officials have asked the White House for clarification of President Trump’s recent comments that the U.S. would soon be pulling out of Syria. “We’re knocking the hell out of ISIS. We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon,” the president told […]

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