It was just five years ago, at the massive base in the southern Afghanistan province of Helmand, that the Marine Corps suffered the largest loss of American combat aircraft since the Vietnam War.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes showed no sign of buckling beneath growing Democratic demands Tuesday that he recuse himself from a probe into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, as the White House blasted the media anew over what officials say is its obsession with alleged Trump campaign connections to Moscow.
New rules of engagement governing U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria played no role in the surge of civilian casualties during recent offensives in both countries, the coalition’s top U.S. general said Tuesday.
An American airstrike against a suspected Islamic State target in northern Syria, which local reports later claimed was a safe house for refugees fleeing an ongoing coalition offensive, was likely a legitimate target, the U.S. general leading the coalition fight said Tuesday.
The top U.S. commander in Iraq and Syria said Tuesday there was “a fair chance” a U.S. airstrike against a suspected Islamic State stronghold in western Mosul over the weekend resulted in the deaths of hundreds of Iraqi civilians.
Russia may have committed an “act of war” by interfering in last year’s White House race, former Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday.
Senate Lindsey Graham of South Carolina is “very happy” with President Trump’s vow to give the military the tools its need to “win” and the freedom he has given to Pentagon officials.
The House Intelligence Committee won’t be meeting this week.
Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee signaled Tuesday they will not let up on their calls for Chairman Devin Nunes to recuse himself from the panel’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.
As pressure mounted Monday night on the House intelligence committee over its Republican chairman and the Russia probe, President Trump took to Twitter to change the subject to Hillary Clinton.
With multiple deployments abroad and new orders for another tour in the Afghanistan hot spot of Helmand, Marine Col. Matthew Grosz has become an old hand at telling his family when duty calls him away. This time, though, his wife balked.
Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal.