UK Suspends Syria Aid Program After Funds ‘Paid to Extremists’

The British government has suspended a major aid program in Syria following an investigation by the BBC that revealed extremists had co-opted some of the funds. The Foreign Office has been a major contributor to a $20 million project, Access to Justice and Community Security (AJACS), which supports community police work in Syria. But a … Continue reading UK Suspends Syria Aid Program After Funds ‘Paid to Extremists’

Trump Talks Syria With British, German Leaders

The White House says British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have expressed support for President Donald Trump's decision to strike Syria in response to that country's use of chemical weapons last week. Trump had separate phone conversations Monday with May and Merkel. The White House says the leaders all … Continue reading Trump Talks Syria With British, German Leaders