Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:08
The fall of Mosul will set in motion yet another training cycle for the Iraqi Security Forces and a return to the counter-insurgency strategy that will keep U.S. troops in Iraq indefinitely, according to U.S. military officials.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 07:34
Taliban officials and the Afghan government have held new secret talks in Qatar aimed at restarting peace negotiations to end the country's long war, three officials say, though questions remain over which faction of the insurgency is doing the talking.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:25
As European allies watch Russian aggression in Europe with concern, the Norwegian government is considering allowing a small contingent of U.S. Marines to be based in the country to facilitate better military cooperation and be at the ready in the event of a crisis, has learned.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 07:18
The U.S. military continues to provide refueling support for Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen, but said it has not been providing targeting intel in the wake of the strike that hit a Yemeni funeral on Saturday.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 07:26
The U.S. Defense Department has assured a watchdog agency that a number of efforts are being carried out to track Afghan active-duty security forces, so that American taxpayer dollars are not wasted on so-called ghost soldiers.
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 07:11
Ukraine on Thursday reported the heaviest rebel shelling attack in the separatist east for a year in what the president said could be a prelude to a full-scale Russian invasion
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 07:24
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is negotiating with Russia and the United States to acquire helicopters and coast guard vessels to modernize the country's military fleet as it fights drug smuggling, the government said Saturday.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:12
Afghanistan's president has ordered a "thorough investigation" into institutionalized sexual abuse of children by police, after AFP revealed the Taliban are using child sex slaves to launch deadly insider attacks.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 07:06
Heavy fighting between Afghan forces and Islamic State fighters has killed dozens of people, officials said Sunday, raising fears the militant group is staging a comeback months after Kabul said they had been defeated
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 06:44
NATO would currently be unable to protect the Baltics against a Russian attack, the commander of US ground forces in Europe, General Ben Hodges, said in a news report Wednesday.