A little over one year ago, Obama wanted authorization to conduct strikes on Syria's Assad, but at the time, would not do them without Congressional consent. Now, Obama will strike Islamic State targets in Syria without that approval, the President reportedly told experts at the White House Monday.
The C3 Arab Business Summit is hosted in collaboration with the US State Department, US Chamber of Commerce and the US Department of Commerce. The event series been producing US-Arab Summits focusing on healthcare, commerce and economic development.
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah warned that the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL) may spread to Europe and the United States. The rise of the Islamic State and its gains in Iraq in June and July have set off a flurry of diplomatic activity in the Gulf.
Most think the opening of the market will be great for investors and provide extra liquidity and capital into the market, but the Saudi government is proceeding cautiously. Here are 5 things you should know about the announcement and its impact.
While the U.S. and others try to develop a response strategy and establish some footholds to slow and eventually roll back ISIS we continue to learn more about the organization itself. Clearly, it is unlike any jihadi entity that went before.
The U.S. is using Gulf allies as their launching point for operations in Iraq against the Islamic State. It is evidence of cooperation between the United States and Gulf allies against the extremist group.