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Top US official admits lying to Trump on American troop levels in Syria
The United States' top envoy to the multinational military coalition to defeat ISIS claimed in a recent interview that he routinely lied to senior government officials about U.S. troops levels...
Trump actually ‘bombed the shit’ out of ISIS less than you might think
During his first campaign for president, Donald Trump promised that, if elected, he'd ensure that the U.S. military would 'bomb the shit' out of ISIS. Years later, it appears as...
The US is sending Bradley Fighting Vehicles back into Syria for additional force protection
Officials said the move would ensure troops can "continue their Defeat-ISIS mission without interference."
Nearly two years after ISIS’s defeat, more than 10,000 fighters are still active in Iraq and Syria
It's been nearly three years since President Donald Trump first declared victory over ISIS, but there are still more than 10,000 ISIS fighters currently active in Iraq and Syria, according...
US military denies Syrian state media report that helicopters attacked a Syrian army checkpoint
'There was no airstrike conducted anywhere near the vicinity of this incident.'
Special tactics airmen earn 90 awards for battling terror groups worldwide
'The majority of you would rather receive a decoration in your team room and not in public, but it’s important.'
General downplays Russian ‘harassment’ of US troops in Syria after troubling incidents
"It’s very rare that a misunderstanding triggers some higher emotions or some sort of harassment between the two sets of forces"
US service member dies in non-combat incident in Syria
'Initial reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact.'
‘ISIS Files’ launch: Thousands of documents reveal the terror group’s inner workings
The documents were obtained around the beginning in 2015.
Watch an F-15 take out an ISIS ‘summer camp’ in rural Iraq
U.S.-led coalition aircraft successfully destroyed three ISIS training camps in a rural area of Iraq's Kirkuk province, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve announced on Saturday
Pentagon warns of potential ‘mass breakout’ of thousands of ISIS fighters in Syria
More than 10,000 ISIS fighters currently imprisoned in Syria by the U.S. military's allies in the country are on the brink of a "mass breakout," according to Defense Department's top...
US service member dies in non-combat incident in Iraq
'The cause of death remains under investigation, but COVID-19 is not suspected.'
The Pentagon lost track of $715 million in weapons and gear funneled to anti-ISIS allies in Syria
The U.S. government failed to effectively account for nearly $715.8 million in weapons and equipment allocated to Syrian partners as part of the multinational counter-ISIS fight, according to a new...
Iraq has resumed operations with the US-led coalition against ISIS
Iraq's military said on Thursday it was resuming operations with the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State which had mostly halted after bases hosting U.S. troops came under rocket attacks and...
US soldier killed in Syria during vehicle rollover
"Antonio was one of the best in our formation. He will be missed by all who served with him."
US coalition pauses training of Iraqi forces to focus on base security days after Soleimani killing
"We remain ready to return our full attention and efforts back to our shared goal of ensuring the lasting defeat of Daesh."
Trump’s abrupt Syria withdrawal was a gift to ISIS, DoD IG says
President Donald Trump's abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from northeastern Syria and subsequent Turkish military invasion created an opening for ISIS to stage a bloody comeback, according to a new...
US service member killed in non-combat incident in Iraq
Army Sgt. Nathaneil G. Irish, 23, of Billings, Montana, died during an incident at Camp Taji, Iraq while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve
They started the US war against ISIS. Now they have an important message for Trump on abandoning the Kurds
You've heard from politicians. You've heard from pundits. Now it's time you hear from two U.S. military veterans who were among the first to take the fight to ISIS five...
Air Force F-35s and F-15s obliterated an Iraqi island ‘infested’ with ISIS fighters
On September 10, US and Iraqi forces dropped 80,000 pounds of munitions on Qanus Island, in Iraq's Salah-al-Din province, to destroy what Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) called a "safe haven"...
Pentagon identifies Marine Raider killed in Iraq
On Aug. 10, 2019 Marine Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, 35, was killed after "being engaged by enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations," according to an Aug. 11...
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...
The Delta Force soldier who died during a 2018 raid in Syria was actually killed by friendly fire
U.S. Army Master Sgt. Jonathan J. Dunbar was killed alongside British Army Sgt. Matt Tonroe, a member of Britain's elite Special Air Service Regiment, during a March 2018 capture-or-kill operation...
British SAS soldier who died in Syria was killed by friendly ‘accidental detonation,’ not IED like Pentagon initially claimed
A member of the British Army's elite Special Air Service who died alongside a U.S. special operator during a counter-ISIS operation in Syria last year was killed by "the accidental...