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.

A U.S. Government watchdog reported the military spent nearly $43 million, on a natural gas automobile filling station.

"The White House says U.S. special operations troops sent to Syria will not be there to engage in raids or combat."

"IS has been accustomed to acting as an aggressor, but U.S. intelligence officials say its momentum 'has largely been blunted' in Syria."

"After months of skirting the issue of whether American forces are in combat in Iraq, Pentagon spokesman Warren was clear on Wednesday: 'Of course it’s combat.'"

"The increasingly confused battlefield of northern Syria gives new meaning to the old saying that war makes for strange bedfellows."

"The United States says it is stepping up its attacks against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq, with more airstrikes and possibly ground assaults."