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Meet the ex-White House staff who helped the UAE spy on reporters and human rights activists
"It's very disappointing to see Americans taking advantage of skills they learned in the U.S. to help this regime ... They are basically like mercenaries."
801,000 dead, $6.4 trillion spent, and no end in sight: the true costs of the Global War on Terror
“The numbers continue to accelerate, not only because many wars continue to be waged, but also because wars don’t end when soldiers come home."
2 veterans serving in Congress want the Global War on Terrorism memorial built on the National Mall
"Without action, generations of warriors may never see their service, or the service their fallen brothers and sisters memorialized in our nation's capital."
Most veterans believe the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan weren’t worth fighting
The majority of U.S. military veterans say America's most recent wars were not worth fighting, according to the results of a recent Pew Research Center survey published ahead of Veterans...
Trump pulled critical US personnel out of Syria and Iraq. Now ISIS is making a bloody comeback
Nearly six months after President Donald Trump declared ISIS defeated, the terror organization is making a comeback in both Iraq and Syria, according to a new report from the Pentagon...
Top US diplomat says he’s ready to sign ‘good agreement’ with Taliban to bring end to war in Afghanistan
A bilateral U.S.-Taliban agreement will cover the withdrawal of foreign forces in exchange for guarantees by the Taliban not to harbor terrorist groups
Trump: the US is working with Pakistan to find a way out of the war in Afghanistan
President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is working with Islamabad to find a way...
Al-Qaida is stronger today than it was on 9/11
So how does a religious extremist group with fewer than a hundred members in September 2001 become a transnational terror organization, even as the world's biggest military has targeted it...
Lawmakers just took a major step towards ending US military involvement in Yemen
The House on Thursday cleared a historic measure ordering the president to end military operations in Yemen, the first time lawmakers have gone this far in trying to end a...
New report claims US could be guilty of war crimes in Somalia for killing civilians under ‘shroud of secrecy’
The U.S. military could be guilty of war crimes in Somalia, according to a new report that challenges what the government says about civilian casualties from its bombing campaign against...
The battle rages for the last ISIS enclave in Syria
Falling bombs raised smoke over Islamic State's last enclave in east Syria on Sunday, obscuring the huddle of vehicles and makeshift shelters to which the group's self-declared "caliphate" has been...
‘Defeated’ in Syria, ISIS is mounting a bloody comeback in Iraq
One of the deadliest ISIS attacks since Iraq declared military victory over the extremist group in December 2017 is the clearest sign yet that the war isn't over
Sen. Rand Paul wants to end the war in Afghanistan with a ‘victory bonus’ for all GWOT vets
Senator Rand Paul thinks it's finally time to bring the 17-year-old United States military campaign in Afghanistan to close — and that veterans of the Global War on Terror should...
AFRICOM denies taking part in raid on al Qaeda site in Libya
The U.S. military denied on Thursday taking part in a raid on an al Qaeda site in the Libyan city of Ubari, contradicting a statement by a Libyan official.
Taliban claims half of US troops will leave Afghanistan as soon as May
The militants continue to insist upon the withdrawal of all foreign troops from Afghanistan as a first step in the peace process
Trump On The US Withdrawals From Afghanistan And Syria: ‘We’ll Come Back If We Have To’
President Donald Trump may be eager to withdraw U.S. troops from distant battlefields in Syria and Afghanistan, but he won't rule out sending them back into the fight in the...
Trump Hits Back At His Intel Chiefs And GOP Senators On Troop Withdrawals: ‘Time To Start Coming Home’
Donald Trump's feud with his intelligence chiefs and a top Republican senator went into its third day when the president declared Friday it is "time to start coming home" from...
Peace With The Taliban In Afghanistan Appears Closer Than Ever. What Could That Actually Look Like?
Seventeen years after the U.S. military-led invasion of Afghanistan, the prospect of a truce with the Taliban appears to be inching closer to reality
Trump Claims ISIS And North Korea Aren’t Major Threats Anymore. His Intelligence Chiefs Beg To Differ
President Donald Trump's biggest claims on key foreign policy issues from North Korea to Islamic State were undercut on Tuesday — by his own national security team
Mike Pence Says ‘ISIS Has Been Defeated’ Hours After ISIS Kills US Service Members In Syria
Vice President Mike Pence repeated President Donald Trump's claim that "ISIS has been defeated" in Syria on Wednesday just hours after reported indicated several U.S. service members were killed by...
How The US Went From ‘Rapid Withdrawal’ To ‘No Timeline’ In Syria
Are we staying in Syria? Are we pulling out? If you have no clue what the answer to this question is, trust me, you're not alone.
Top US Commander In Afghanistan: We Won’t Be Seeing A Military Victory
In the week before President Donald Trump's reported decision to abruptly withdraw 7,000 U.S. service members from Afghanistan, the top … Continued
Has The US Military Created A Small Class Of Killers?
Tom note: Here is the sixth entry in our 10 Long March posts for 2018, the 5th most-read item of … Continued
Progress! Taliban Calls Afghan Government ‘Kabul Administration’ Instead Of ‘Puppets’ For Once
The Afghan Taliban may have shown up in the United Arab Emirates for a confab with an extremely conciliatory United States this … Continued
How The Taliban Gained The Upper Hand In A Key Province In Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan —It was the deadliest incident involving U.S. troops in Afghanistan this year: An armored U.S. military vehicle struck … Continued