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  • Former Korean 'Comfort Women' for US Troops Sue Own Government

    Former Korean 'Comfort Women' for US Troops Sue Own Government

    Cho Myung-ja ran away from home as a teenager to escape a father who beat her, finding her way to the red light district in a South Korean town that hosts a large U.S. Army garrison.

  • Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 16, Including Four NATO Soldiers

    Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 16, Including Four NATO Soldiers

    A Taliban suicide bomber killed 16 people, including 10 civilians and four NATO soldiers, in an attack in eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, officials said, as foreign troops wind down their war against the insurgents.

  • Afghan Election Candidate Abdullah Abdullah Set to Reject Result

    Afghan Election Candidate Abdullah Abdullah Set to Reject Result

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah was set to reject preliminary election results released on Monday, heightening a political crisis over fraud that threatens to trigger instability as US-led troops pull out.

  • US Assessing Whether Iraq Forces Can Hold: Martin Dempsey

    US Assessing Whether Iraq Forces Can Hold: Martin Dempsey

    A top US military official says a key role of the American troops in Iraq is assessing whether the country's security forces can hold together and whether its leaders are confident they can do their jobs.

  • Barack Obama to Deploy Two Hundred Extra Troops in Iraq

    Barack Obama to Deploy Two Hundred Extra Troops in Iraq

    President Barack Obama said on Monday he had sent up to 200 US extra troops equipped for combat, with surveillance gear and helicopters, to protect the US Embassy in Baghdad.

  • Filipino, US Troops Hold Drills Near Disputed Sea

    Filipino, US Troops Hold Drills Near Disputed Sea

    More than 100 Filipino and U.S. marines in assault amphibious vehicles conducted a mock assault on imaginary enemies in military drills Monday on a beach in northwestern Philippines fronting the South China Sea, where Manila is locked in a territoria...

  • Armed Drones Guard US Interests in Iraq: Pentagon

    Armed Drones Guard US Interests in Iraq: Pentagon

    The US has armed drones flying over Baghdad to protect US troops that recently arrived to assess Iraq's deteriorating security, the Pentagon said on Friday.

  • US Flying Armed Drones Over Baghdad: Official

    US Flying Armed Drones Over Baghdad: Official

    The US military is flying "a few" armed drones over Baghdad to defend American troops and diplomats in the Iraqi capital if necessary, a senior US official said on Friday.

  • US Scales Down Anti-Terror Taskforce in Philippines

    US Scales Down Anti-Terror Taskforce in Philippines

    The United States is scaling down a taskforce that has been training Philippine troops to hunt down local Al-Qaeda extremists, Manila's defence chief said on Thursday.

  • Abandoned Children Fear as US Troops Eye Philippines

    Abandoned Children Fear as US Troops Eye Philippines

    When the last US ship pulled out of the Philippines' Subic naval base more than two decades ago, a desperate young woman's hopes of finding her father sailed away with it.

  • United States Now Wrestling With Intelligence Gaps in Iraq

    United States Now Wrestling With Intelligence Gaps in Iraq

    CIA officers in Iraq have largely stayed in their heavily fortified Baghdad compound since US troops left the country in 2011, current and former officials say, allowing a once-rich network of intelligence sources to wither.

  • Militants Attack Iraq Air Base, US Advisers Arrive

    Militants Attack Iraq Air Base, US Advisers Arrive

    Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases and seized control of several small oilfields on Wednesday as U.S. special forces troops and intelligence analysts arrived to help Iraqi security forces counter a mounting Sunni insurgency.

  • 800 Taliban Fight Afghan Troops in Five Day Battle: Officials

    800 Taliban Fight Afghan Troops in Five Day Battle: Officials

    More than 800 Taliban insurgents have launched a major offensive in southern Afghanistan to try to gain territory recently vacated by US troops, officials said on Wednesday, as five days of fighting left about 40 civilians dead.

  • For Joe Biden, Iraq Crisis Offers Timely Vindication

    For Joe Biden, Iraq Crisis Offers Timely Vindication

    Joe Biden was a US senator from Delaware in 2006 gearing up for a presidential campaign when he proposed that Iraq be sliced up into three semi-independent regions for Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds. Follow his plan, he said, and US troops could be out by...

  • Barack Obama Says United States Military Plans for Iraq Strictly Limited

    Barack Obama Says United States Military Plans for Iraq Strictly Limited

    President Barack Obama insisted on Thursday that his decision to send military advisers to Iraq and consider targeted strikes against insurgents from an al Qaeda splinter group did not mean US troops would again be at war in the country.

  • Obama To Send Up To 300 Military Advisers To Iraq But No US Combat Troops

    Obama To Send Up To 300 Military Advisers To Iraq But No US Combat Troops

    Barack Obama, Iraq Violence, US-Iraq, ISIS, ISIL, John Kerry, Nuri al-Maliki, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, USS George H.W. Bush

  • Iraq Crisis Stirs Fears Afghanistan Could Be Next

    Iraq Crisis Stirs Fears Afghanistan Could Be Next

    The deteriorating situation in Iraq is giving Congress pause about President Barack Obama's plan to withdraw US forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, with fears that hard-fought gains could be wiped out by a resurgent Taliban.

  • US May Send 100 Special Forces to Baghdad: Official

    US May Send 100 Special Forces to Baghdad: Official

    The United States may deploy 100 special forces troops to advise the Iraqi army in its defense of Baghdad from Sunni extremists but not initially to call in airstrikes.

  • More US Troops to Iraq; Special Forces Considered

    More US Troops to Iraq; Special Forces Considered

    The US is urgently deploying several hundred armed troops in and around Iraq and considering sending an additional contingent of special forces soldiers as Baghdad struggles to repel a rampant insurgency, even as the White House insists anew that Ame...

  • The Week Ahead: Oil, Rupee & Iraq Conflict Escalation to Spook Markets

    The Week Ahead: Oil, Rupee & Iraq Conflict Escalation to Spook Markets

    Market participants will watch out for further escalation of the situation in Iraq with US intervention over the weekend seeing deployment of troops and fighter planes.

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