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The War in Afghanistan may be ending, but the Pentagon already has plans to keep fighting there
Forever War Lite.
The Pentagon won’t say if all US troops are actually leaving Afghanistan by Christmas
A day after President Donald Trump tweeted that all U.S. troops in Afghanistan should be home by the end of the year, the silence coming from top military leaders was so intense that one could practically hear a mouse fart.
Thousands of US troops have come home from Iraq
The latest Iraq drawdown is complete.
Here’s where Trump, Biden, and Jorgensen stand on the issues most important to the US military
Where the three major presidential candidates stand on military and veterans issues.
US withdrawing nearly half of its troops from Iraq
Officials in the U.S.-led coalition say Iraqi forces are now mostly able to handle the remnants of Islamic State on their own.
Trump accuses Pentagon leaders of wanting to ‘fight wars’ to make defense companies rich
'They want to do nothing but fight wars so that all of those wonderful companies that make the bombs and make the planes and make everything else stay happy.'
Report: Army Ranger to receive Medal of Honor for saving dozens of prisoners held by ISIS
“Time was of the essence ... If we didn’t action this raid, then the hostages were likely to be executed.”
ISIS-linked group suspected behind deadly twin bombings in Philippines
Twin blasts including a suicide bombing killed 15 people and wounded 75 others on a southern Philippine island on Monday.
‘ISIS Files’ launch: Thousands of documents reveal the terror group’s inner workings
The documents were obtained around the beginning in 2015.
ISIS supporter nabbed in FBI sting in Tampa
Al-Azhari said he wanted to emulate the 2016 Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting.
Air Force crew receives medals for ‘legendary airmanship’ in 9-hour firefight against ISIS stronghold in Afghanistan
“In 10 years as a JTAC, I’d never seen any kind of fire support as responsive."
All the countries where ISIS remains a threat, in 8 maps
In a series of bloody campaigns from 2014 to 2019, a multinational military coalition drove ISIS out of much of the Iraqi and Syrian territory that the strict militant theocracy had brutally governed. But the Pentagon and the United Nations both estimate that the group still has as many as 30,000 active insurgents in the region — and many more beyond
A Florida student tried to enlist ISIS to knock off a pair of college deans who did him wrong
Over the past five years, we've been swamped with stories of Americans being recruited by ISIS, but leave it to Florida Man to flip the script by attempting to recruit ISIS fighters himself to assassinate two local college deans who'd suspended or expelled him
CENTCOM says it will ramp up operations against ISIS in Syria in coming ‘days and weeks’
U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Saturday about 500 U.S. personnel in east Syria are expected to resume operations against Islamic State in coming days and weeks.
‘Go, go!’ Syrians pelt US vehicles with rocks and potatoes
Civilians shouted "Go, America liar!"
A US service member has died in a ‘non-combat incident’ in Iraq
An American service member died in a "non-combat incident" in Ninawa Province, Iraq on Saturday.
US-backed Syrian force attacks ISIS enclave
U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces launched an assault against the remaining Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria.
US-backed Syrian forces are getting ready to hammer ISIS in their ‘last battle’
QAMISHLI, Syria (Reuters) – The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will start an assault on Saturday against Islamic State's last...
My Worst Day: In Iraq, When The Approval To Fire Came 10 Seconds Too Late
Welcome to My Worst Day, a semi-frequent series of not-so-fond memories from our time in the U.S. armed forces. Submit your...
Your Baby Powder Could Be Funding ISIS
According to advocacy group Global Witness, ISIS has managed to transform the moonscape of Afghanistan into huge profits by mining and...
The War In Afghanistan Is (Still) Going Terribly
The war in Afghanistan, America's first and most enduring foray into the Forever Wars, continues to go poorly, according to...
ISIS In Syria Is Not Destroyed Yet, The Pentagon Just Admitted
ISIS is like a plantar wart on your toe: If you don’t cut all of it out, it will come...
Trump Wants Another Country To Pay For US Forces In Syria (And It Ain’t Mexico)
If U.S. troops are going to stay in Syria, President Donald Trump thinks that Saudi Arabia should pay for it....