Press Releases & Announcements

Barbara Starr

May 24th, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter: “Airstrikes are effective but neither they nor really anything we do can substitute for the Iraqi’s will to fight.”

Today on CNN’s State of the Union, Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, joined Pentagon correspondent Barbara Starr to discuss ISIS, […]

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August 13th, 2014

U.S. troops spent night on Mt. Sinjar

Around one dozen U.S. Special Forces spent the last 24 hours on Iraq’s Mt. Sinjar, where many Yazidis are stranded.

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U.S. weighs options to rescue Yazidis

CNN’s Barbara Starr reports on what options the U.S. has if President Obama orders a rescue mission to save the […]

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July 21st, 2014

CNN Coverage: the downing of Malaysia Flight #17 in Ukraine and Gaza-Israel Crisis

Monday, July 21: CNN’s Chris Cuomo sits down with the rebel leader of the self-styled Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander Borodai […]

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July 17th, 2014

CNN Coverage: Malaysia Airlines: Flight 17 Crash in Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines flight 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has crashed in eastern Ukraine, Russian news agency Interfax […]

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