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'Horror and shame' - U.S. senators, Kurdish leader call for Turkey sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers kept up their push on Monday to impose sanctions on Turkey if it does not end its offensive in northeastern Syria, and a leading Kurdish politician called on President Donald Trump to stop the "ethnic cleansing" of her people.

U.S. Defense Secretary Esper affirms 'longstanding commitment' to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday that while the United States did not have a commitment to defend Syrian Kurdish fighters against Turkey, it does have a “longstanding commitment” to Afghan security forces.