Pentagon Chiefs Warn U.S. Ground Troops May Be Needed In Iraq

Pentagon Chiefs Warn U.S. Ground Troops May Be Needed In Iraq

By W.J. Hennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Gen. Martin Dempsey, the military's top officer, opened the door Tuesday to sending U.S. troops to fight alongside Iraqi ...

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U.S. Air Strikes To Target Jihadist ‘Safe Havens’ In Syria: Hagel

U.S. Air Strikes To Target Jihadist ‘Safe Havens’ In Syria: Hagel

Washington (AFP) -- Planned U.S. air strikes against Islamic State jihadists in Syria will target extremist sanctuaries, command centers, and logistic networks, Pentagon chief Chu ...

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Communication Errors Cited In Friendly-Fire Deaths In Afghanistan

Communication Errors Cited In Friendly-Fire Deaths In Afghanistan

By W.J. Hennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Communication errors by troops on the ground and in the air led to the deaths of five American soldiers and one Afghan du ...

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Russian Forces Near Ukraine ‘More Lethal’ Than Ever: United States

Russian Forces Near Ukraine ‘More Lethal’ Than Ever: United States

Washington (AFP) -- Russian forces deployed near Ukraine's eastern border are "more lethal" than before and heavily armed with artillery and air defense weaponry, the Pentagon sai ...

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U.S. Targets Shebab Leader In Somalia Air Strike

U.S. Targets Shebab Leader In Somalia Air Strike

Mogadishu (AFP) -- U.S. forces have carried out air strikes against the leader of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, with casualties reported but uncertainty hanging over th ...

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What We’ve Paid For War In Afghanistan And Iraq

What We’ve Paid For War In Afghanistan And Iraq

War is hell. Major General Harold Greene could certainly tell you all about that -- but, sadly, he's dead. On August 5, General Greene became the highest-ranking American soldier ...

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White House In The Dark Over Arms Supplies To Israel: Report

White House In The Dark Over Arms Supplies To Israel: Report

Washington (AFP) -- Israel secured supplies of ammunition from the Pentagon last month without the approval of the White House or the State Department, the Wall Street Journal rep ...

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Bergdahl Is Questioned In Army Probe

Bergdahl Is Questioned In Army Probe

By James Rosen, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Army investigators questioned Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for the first time Wednesday in the Pentagon's probe of his 2009 disappe ...

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Pentagon Confirms U.S. General Killed In Kabul Attack

Pentagon Confirms U.S. General Killed In Kabul Attack

Washington (AFP) -- The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that a U.S. general was killed in an attack in Afghanistan -- the highest-ranking American fatality since the September 11, 2 ...

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Guantanamo Judge’s Secret Order On Secret Motion Is So Secret Defense Lawyers Can’t See It

Guantanamo Judge’s Secret Order On Secret Motion Is So Secret Defense Lawyers Can’t See It

By Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald In the latest installment of the Guantanamo war court's most mysterious legal filings -- two motions so secret that the public can't know thei ...

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