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.

John Sopko’s message to the Afghan people is simple: Corruption kills.

The new plan by the U.S. to counter Islamic State in Syria and Iraq involves the deployment of 1,000 soldiers to Kuwait, a U.S. military official told VOA on Friday.

"Even if extremist groups in Africa were wiped out militarily, the continent's massive population of young people would continue to be susceptible to terror groups."

"There appears to be no final agreement on the disposition of the Raqqa attack force - whether U.S.-backed Kurdish militiamen or Turkish-led Syrian rebels will be in the vanguard."

Acting DoS Spokesman Mark Toner rejected suggestions that the State Department has been marginalized in the new Trump administration.

The latest alleged bombshell meant to send shockwaves through the U.S. intelligence community is stoking renewed fears about the ability to secure classified information.