McCain blasts Trump for ending covert training of Syrian rebels

Written by Connor O’brien Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain slammed the Trump administration Thursday over reports it decided to end a CIA program to arm and train anti-Assad rebels in Syria. The Arizona Republican, who announced Wednesday he was diagnosed with brain cancer and has been away from the Senate this week, called the more

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US and Russia Agree to Cease-Fire in Syria as Trump, Putin Meet

Marking the “biggest diplomatic achievement for the U.S. and Russia since Trump took office,” the Associated Press reported Friday that Russia and the United States have agreed to a cease-fire in southwest Syria. The deal comes as President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump meet at the G20 summit in Germany. The cease-fire is set more