Voice of America

Voice of America (VOA) is the official external broadcast institution of the United States federal government. VOA provides programming for broadcast on radio, TV, and the Internet outside of the U.S., in English and some foreign languages.

"Teams of U.S. special operators could be in place within weeks, aiming to strike at the brain trust and nervous system of the Islamic State."

"The group behind the horrifying attacks in Paris has been spreading death and destruction in large parts of Iraq and Syria since 2013."

"An anticipated annual winter reduction in fighting has prompted international and regional partners to intensify efforts to encourage a revival of Afghan peace talks."

"To downplay the attack would not be smart, because it did not come out of emotions that are not connected to the general mood of the country."

"VOA's Senate correspondent spoke with multiple lawmakers about a weighty issue before Congress: authorizing the fight against the Islamic State group."

“The battle between Syrian forces, backed by Russian air power and rebel fighters, played itself out on social media over the course of several hours.”