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  • US stocks set to follow Asia markets lower after report that US-China trade talks are 'like pulling teeth'

    US futures are pointing down after pessimism about the the trade war hit Asian shares Friday and weak retail sales figures in the US.  Weak inflation data out of China initially hurt European markets before shares rebounded. The South China Morning Post reported that both sides on the negotiations "remain far apart on key issues" on trade. US stocks are set to decline on Friday, following Asian markets lower on reignited pessimism about US-China trade talks, where there's reports of tensions as...

    Business Insider
  • Why China wouldn't stop the US military in Venezuela

    Should the U.S. use military force in Venezuela? No, not unless Nicolas Maduro kills interim President Juan Guaido. Would China obstruct the U.S. from using military force in Venezuela? No.

    Washington Examiner
  • Pentagon official assures Iraqis of limited US military role

    BAGHDAD (AP) " The top Pentagon official assured Iraqi leaders Tuesday that the U.S. will stick to its limited military role in Iraq, a message aimed at recent talk by some Iraqi politicians of forcing a U.S. troop withdrawal.Pat Shanahan, the acting secretary of defense, said that in talks with Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, he stressed U.S. respect for Iraqi sovereignty, an issue that has become a hot-button topic among Iraqis since President Donald Trump suggested using Iraq as a [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Pentagon official assures Iraqis of limited US military role

    The top Pentagon official assured Iraqi leaders Tuesday that the U.S. will stick to its limited military role in Iraq, a message aimed at recent talk by some Iraqi politicians of forcing a

    www.abc6.com
  • Pentagon: ISIS likely to claim 'victory' after US Syria withdrawal

    ISIS will claim victory over the US and is likely to regain territory as a result of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria, according to a new report released Monday by the Pentagon's Inspector General. "ISIS may conduct opportunistic attacks on US personnel as they withdraw but will leverage the event as a 'victory' in its media," the report said, citing information obtained from US Central Command, which oversees US military operations in the region. The report, the first of...

    WPLG
  • Pentagon: ISIS likely to retake Syrian territory after US withdraws

    The Pentagon believes ISIS could re-emerge and take back territory in Syria within months if the US does not maintain military pressure on the terror group, according to an official familiar with the latest assessment. The warning comes as the Pentagon continues to implement President Donald Trump's December order to withdraw all US troops from the country. A Pentagon report that is expected to be published next week is expected to state that ISIS could regain territory within six months to a...

    WPLG
  • Pentagon warns China, Russia space lasers could blast US satellites

    A report outlines the dangers other nations could pose to US space assets.

    CNET