By withdrawing from the multilateral 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposing all U.S. secondary sanctions on Tehran, the Trump Administration seeks, at the least, to curb Iran’s regional influence and, at most, to perhaps even bring down the Islamic Republic’s regime
In December 2017, the spokesman for the U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve—the coalition fighting the so-called Islamic State—stated, ‘there's about 1,000 across Iraq and Syria’ in terms of Islamic State fighters
The Turkish lira briefly halted its free fall after hitting a new low against the U.S. dollar on August 13, 2018
 Ali Soufan, founder of The Soufan Group joins Ali Velshi to talk about The funerals of 40 children, killed during a Saudi-led air strike, has put renewed focus on Yemen.