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  • In US, Growing Skepticism Over 'No Boots on Ground' War Plan

    In US, Growing Skepticism Over 'No Boots on Ground' War Plan

    President Barack Obama faces growing skepticism in Washington over his plan to defeat Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria without US ground troops, with critics blasting the strategy as unrealistic and half-hearted.

  • US Troops Heading Into Africa Soon for Ebola Fight

    US Troops Heading Into Africa Soon for Ebola Fight

    Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims, the Army's top officer said Friday.

  • US Says Troops in Liberia To Have No Contact With Ebola Patients

    US Says Troops in Liberia To Have No Contact With Ebola Patients

    US troops heading to Liberia to help fight the Ebola epidemic will help train health workers but will have no "direct contact" with patients infected with the virus, the Pentagon said Friday.

  • Barack Obama Vows US Will Not Fight Another Ground War in Iraq

    Barack Obama Vows US Will Not Fight Another Ground War in Iraq

    President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday that the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested combat troops could be deployed against Islami...

  • New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States that its fighters are waiting for it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as his top general said may happen if the current strategy of airstrikes fails.

  • Jihadists Face Growing Pressure as US Mulls Strategy

    Jihadists Face Growing Pressure as US Mulls Strategy

    Elite Iraqi troops backed by US jets battled jihadists near Baghdad Wednesday as Washington devised a strategy for expanded operations against the Islamic State group.

  • New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    New Islamic State Video Warns US Over Iraq Deployment

    The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.

  • US Ground Troops Possible in Iraq: Top General

    US Ground Troops Possible in Iraq: Top General

    American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan...

  • US Scouts For Sunni Allies on the Ground in Iraq

    US Scouts For Sunni Allies on the Ground in Iraq

    Unwilling to send U.S. troops back to Iraq, Washington is trying to persuade armed Sunni factions and tribal figures to fight Islamic State militants in an echo of the "Awakening" movement that drove al Qaeda from the country six years ago.

  • Obama Says US to Outline New Russia Sanctions on Friday

    Obama Says US to Outline New Russia Sanctions on Friday

    President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States will join the European Union in imposing tougher sanctions on Russia's financial, energy and defense sectors after Moscow sent troops into eastern Ukraine last month, and will provide details ...

  • Replica 18th-century frigate due for maiden France voyage

    Replica 18th-century frigate due for maiden France voyage

    A life-size replica of the Hermione, the French navy frigate that shipped General Lafayette to America to rally rebels fighting British troops in the US war of independence, will undertake its maiden voyage on Sunday, organisers said.

  • Barack Obama Orders 350 More US Troops to Baghdad: White House

    Barack Obama Orders 350 More US Troops to Baghdad: White House

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered about 350 more US troops to Baghdad to protect American diplomatic facilities and staff in the Iraqi capital, the White House said.

  • Amnesty Accuses Islamic State Group of 'Systematic Ethnic Cleansing' in Iraq

    Amnesty Accuses Islamic State Group of 'Systematic Ethnic Cleansing' in Iraq

    Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Islamic State fighters of "systematic ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq, as Iraqi troops, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militiamen backed by US air strikes fought back against the jihadists.

  • Asian Shares Cautiously Push Higher

    Asian Shares Cautiously Push Higher

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned a "full-scale war" was imminent if Russian troops continued to advance in support of pro-Moscow rebels, while US and European leaders threatened Moscow with further sanctions.

  • US Openly Accuses Russia of Sending Combat Troops to Ukraine

    US Openly Accuses Russia of Sending Combat Troops to Ukraine

    The United States openly accused Russia on Thursday of sending combat forces into Ukraine and threatened to tighten economic sanctions, but Washington stopped short of calling Moscow's intensified support for separatist forces an invasion.

  • Troops Exit, Orderly Protests Unfold in US Town

    Troops Exit, Orderly Protests Unfold in US Town

    Protests unfolded peacefully Thursday in a Missouri town, and National Guard troops withdrew, 12 days after the fatal police shooting of a black teenager that led to racially-charged unrest.

  • Barack Obama Warns of Jihadist 'Cancer' as US Reveals Failed Rescue

    Barack Obama Warns of Jihadist 'Cancer' as US Reveals Failed Rescue

    US President Barack Obama demanded Wednesday the world take action against the "cancer" of jihadist extremism in Iraq, as Washington revealed it had failed in an operation to free US hostages in neighboring Syria.

  • Ferguson Curfew Lifted as National Guard Deploys

    Ferguson Curfew Lifted as National Guard Deploys

    US National Guard troops began deploying in Ferguson on Monday as the governor lifted a curfew imposed on the Missouri town after protests against the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.

  • NATO Would Respond Militarily to Crimea-Style Infiltration: Top Commander

    NATO Would Respond Militarily to Crimea-Style Infiltration: Top Commander

    If Russia tries to infiltrate troops into a NATO country, even out of official military uniform as it did before it annexed Ukraine's Crimea, NATO will respond militarily, the alliance's top commander said in an interview published on Sunday.

  • US Could Announce More Troops to Iraq: Officials

    US Could Announce More Troops to Iraq: Officials

    The Obama administration may announce on Tuesday a decision to send more military advisers to Iraq, U.S. officials said, as the United States helps confront radical Islamist militants who threaten Iraqi minorities and the northern Kurdish enclave.

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