Iran, he said, "chants death to America and threatens genocide against the Jewish people".
President Donald Trump told Americans on Tuesday his administration had accelerated talks for a political settlement in Afghanistan and would be able to reduce USA troops there as negotiations advance to end America's longest war. Trump also ordered the military to develop plans to remove up to half of the 14,000 USA forces in Afghanistan. The United States and Iran are Iraq's two biggest allies.
Unlike his predecessor, Pompeo added, Trump has taken proactive measures to "take down the caliphate" and reduce the risk from ISIS and Russian Federation, the important players there, and is determined to allow the millions of displaced Syrians to return home in addition to reducing violence to help rebuild the country.
Following a partial government shutdown over which tensions between Trump and Democratic leadership became white-hot, the president took a different tack with the address, highlighting progress in the economy and foreign policy and defense and calling on the nation to come together.
Taleblu said the United States would need to maintain American troops in positions blocking Iranian supply routes and support Israeli strikes on Tehran-backed weapons transfers through Syria to be effective. Trump used part of his speech to offer a spirit of compromise, particularly in areas such as lowering the price of prescription drugs and funding a $1 trillion upgrade in U.S. roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
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Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez delivers a statement at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Trudeau also urged the worldwide community to help Guaido restore democracy and help the economy in Venezuela.
"Making the US great means upholding our commitment to global law and asylum seekers", she said.
But even as Trump has talked about winding down our involvement in the Middle East, members of his administration have teased an escalation in Venezuela.
The coalition gave conflicting assessments of IS strength and capabilities, reporting at the end of December that it "remains a battle-hardened and well-disciplined force", with high morale and "unfazed by Coalition airstrikes", only to say its morale was "trending downward" in January.
Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, who delivered the traditional response to the presidential address later, made it obvious that Trump's calls for conciliation did not impress the Democrats.
With the Pentagon-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces closing in on just a handful of villages under ISIS control there, Trump said that it "should be formally announced sometime probably next week that we will have 100 percent of the caliphate".
Trump also said he wants to leave troops in Iraq, however, in order to keep an eye on the regime in Iran. He said, "Sir, one week".
Trump reiterated this hardline stance against Maduro in Tuesday night's address. Irving Locker, Joseph Reilly and Herman Zeitchik were among the forces who landed in France in 1944 on D-Day, the US -led invasion that cost tens of thousands of lives but turned the tide of war against Nazi Germany and its allies.