Tag: U.S. President Donald Trump

KCNA released its report on Pyongyang's annual white paper on US human rights violations as Donald Trump began his State of the Union speech, in which he condemned the North

‘Radical Islamic Terrorism,’ ‘Jihad’ Absent from State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. President Donald Trump failed to broach any subject using the terms “radical Islamic terrorism,” “jihadist,” or any of their variations during his first State of the Union address (SOTU), refusing to use phrases some of his advisers have tried to discourage the commander-in-chief from using in the past.

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2015, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers remarks at a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea's biggest political convention in decades opens in Pyongyang on May 6, 2016. The announcement comes amid outside speculation that North Korea will soon conduct a fifth nuclear bomb test to burnish leader Kim Jong Un's military credentials amid tough international sanctions. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

CSIS Think Tank: U.S. Still Mulling ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike Against North Korea

Senior officials from President Donald Trump’s administration are still considering a “limited,” pre-emptive “bloody nose” military strike against North Korea to demonstrate to Kim Jong-un “American’s resolve and willpower,” according to an expert at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) think tank.

U.S. troops boarding helicopter

Trump May Increase U.S. Forces in Afghanistan to Nearly 15,000

U.S. Army officials are weighing the implementation of an effort that may expand the American military footprint in Afghanistan by at least 1,000 to beyond the nearly 14,000 already there, as they are focused on pressuring the terrorist group to negotiate peace with Kabul, a major tenet of the Trump administration war strategy.


PA Newspaper Editorial: This Is the Time for Confrontation

TEL AVIV — The Palestinian newspaper Al Hayat Al Jadida, considered the official publication of the Palestinian National Authority, is calling on Palestinians to prepare for a “confrontation” with Israel over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Masked Palestinian gunmen from the militant group Hamas prepare to fire a homemade rocket at Israeli forces in the area where an Israeli Army bulldozer demolished a structure near the border with Egypt, November 29, 2003 in the Rafah refugee camp, southern Gaza Strip.

Report: Hamas Arresting Salafi Terrorists Behind Rocket Fire

TEL AVIV — Hamas security forces have arrested Salafist operatives accused of firing rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip since the recent escalation following U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according to a report in the Israeli daily Haaretz.

Reps. Michael McCaul, John Carter, and Will Hurd

Three Texans Appointed to House DACA Task Force

House Speaker Paul Ryan appointed three Texas congressmen to serve on the task force that will determine if or how Capitol Hill will proceed on the plan to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive amnesty program. The 10-member DACA Task Force is charged with finding a legislative solution to the program being phased out under President Donald Trump’s orders.