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  • 'Premature' to Talk of US Troop Cuts in Asia: Kerry

    'Premature' to Talk of US Troop Cuts in Asia: Kerry

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday it was too early to discuss cutting the number of US troops stationed in Asia and South Korea, amid increased tensions on the heavily guarded peninsula.

  • US Reports 12 Air Strikes Against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

    US Reports 12 Air Strikes Against Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

    U.S. forces, in coordination with Iraqi ground troops, also conducted six air strikes against the militant group in Iraq near Fallujah and Bayji with help from France and the United Kingdom, Central Command said.

  • Russian Troops Withdrawing From Ukraine: John Kerry

    Russian Troops Withdrawing From Ukraine: John Kerry

    US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday said Russian troops were beginning to pull back from Ukraine but warned Moscow still needed to do more to see sanctions eased, as deadly shelling continued to undermine a fragile ceasefire.

  • US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    US military aircraft have delivered food, water and ammunition to besieged Iraqi troops battling Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said on Saturday, as the coalition pursued its air assault in Iraq and Syria.

  • US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    The United States showered vital supplies on besieged Iraqi troops, who face mounting pressure from Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

  • Barack Obama Team Wanted US Out of Iraq: Former Pentagon Chief

    Barack Obama Team Wanted US Out of Iraq: Former Pentagon Chief

    Former Pentagon chief Leon Panetta has denounced the White House in a new memoir, accusing President Barack Obama's top aides of undercutting efforts to secure a deal in 2011 that could have kept US troops in Iraq.

  • Twin Suicide Attacks on Army Buses in Kabul: Police

    Twin Suicide Attacks on Army Buses in Kabul: Police

    Two Taliban suicide bombers hit army buses in Kabul on Wednesday with reports of eight people killed in the twin attack, police said, one day after the new Afghan government signed a deal for US troops to stay in the country.

  • Afghanistan and US Sign Long-Delayed Troop Pact

    Afghanistan and US Sign Long-Delayed Troop Pact

    Afghanistan and the United States on Tuesday signed a deal to allow about 10,000 US troops to stay in the country next year, as new President Ashraf Ghani took a major step towards mending frayed ties with Washington.

  • Afghans Prepare to Sign Deal With US Allowing Troops to Stay

    Afghans Prepare to Sign Deal With US Allowing Troops to Stay

    Afghanistan's new government led by President Ashraf Ghani was on Tuesday due to sign a long-delayed bilateral security agreement with the United States that will allow U.S. troops to stay beyond the end of this year when their combat mission ends.

  • Afghanistan to Sign Troop Deal on Tuesday: US Adviser

    Afghanistan to Sign Troop Deal on Tuesday: US Adviser

    A senior adviser to US President Barack Obama said on Monday that Afghanistan will sign a deal on Tuesday to allow American soldiers to remain in the country past the end of the year.

  • Four Governors Visit Afghanistan for Terror Briefings

    Four Governors Visit Afghanistan for Terror Briefings

    Four US governors made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation to receive counterterrorism briefings and greet troops stationed there.

  • US Others Vow UN Peacekeeping Upgrade Amid New Threats

    US Others Vow UN Peacekeeping Upgrade Amid New Threats

    The United States and countries that contribute troops to UN peacekeeping missions vowed on Friday to ensure that more soldiers, better training and additional resources are available for the "blue helmets" confronting new threats on changing battlef...

  • Liberia to Provide 1,000 Ebola Beds in Overwhelmed Capital

    Liberia to Provide 1,000 Ebola Beds in Overwhelmed Capital

    Liberia announced plans Sunday for a four-fold increase in beds for Ebola patients in its overwhelmed capital Monrovia, as US troops arrived to help tackle the deadly epidemic.

  • 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.

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