In the early hours of Friday, April 8, while Washington and the media focused on a possible government shutdown, the Iraqi army assaulted a camp of Iranian civilians, called Camp Ashraf, murdering at least 28 residents and wounding hundreds more.
The regional U.S. military commander was visiting Pakistan on Monday as that country’s military continued its massive ground offensive against Taliban militants in the restive northwest tribal region.
Sen. John McCain said any added military deployment in Afghanistan smaller than the 40,000 troops reportedly requested by the top U.S
Israeli settlers on Sunday set Palestinian fields and olive groves on fire after their illegal outpost in the West Bank was dismantled, Israeli military sources told CNN. Asked whether he thought the war in Afghanistan could be won with fewer troops than Gen
In a sign that President Obama is facing growing skepticism within his own party on Afghanistan, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that the U.S. commander in Afghanistan should brief Congress on his recommendations for revising U.S military strategy
The U.S. military is investigating two airstrikes this week that Afghan officials say killed as many as 60 civilians
Having seen its prized F-22 fighter struck from the Pentagon’s budget by Defense Secretary Robert Gates who also fired the service’s top two leaders last year the U.S. Air Forces isn’t in a laughing mood these days. So, when they recently became the butt of a joke by Army General David Petraeus, now overseeing the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, some of the service’s macho members felt wounded.
The transition of security duties in Iraq from coalition to Iraqi troops appears to be going well, Gen. David Petraeus, the head of U.S. Central Command, told CNN on Friday
The top U.S.
Releasing images of the alleged abuse of prisoners in U.S. custody could damage Pakistan’s efforts to battle Islamic militants as well as increase the risks to American troops in Afghanistan and Iraq, the top U.S. commander in the region has told a federal judge