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Syria Demands Withdrawal of all American, Turkish Forces
Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem says the U.S. and Turkey maintain an illegal military presence in northern Syria.
UN Envoy: Afghanistan Is In Best Position for Peace Talks
The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan said that the country is in its best position to start peace talks with the Taliban.
UN Report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members in Iraq, Syria
The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq.
North Korea Says US Carrier Groups Raise Nuclear War Threat
North Korea warned the deployment of U.S. aircraft carrier groups makes it impossible to predict when nuclear war will break...
Security Council Deadlocks Again on Syria Chemical Attacks
U.S. and Russian resolutions to determine responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria suffered defeats at the UN.
US and Russia Clash over Blame for Syria Chemical Attacks
he U.S. and Russia are clashing over an expert body to determine responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria,.
North Korea Sent Banned Items to Syria, Myanmar, UN Finds
North Korea sent items used in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs to Syria, experts say.
US Ambassador Says Trump Policy in Afghanistan is Working
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said talks between the government and Taliban, and a peace process, are closer than ever.
UN Security Council Imposes New Sanctions on North Korea
the resolution doesn't include even harsher measures sought by Trump that would ban oil imports and freeze government assets.
NKorea Trump Insult Makes Attack on US 'More Inevitable'
The North Korean foreign minister's UN speech fueled the fiery rhetoric between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Iran Rules Out Cooperating With US in Iraq
Iran's foreign minister ruled out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants.
UN Approves Watered-Down New Sanctions Against North Korea
The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea.
US Warns Russia Against Intervention in Ukraine
The United States warned Russia on Friday that any further intervention in Ukraine would be viewed as "an invasion of Ukraine...
Syrian Rebels Detain 20 UN Peacekeepers
A group of armed fighters linked to the Syrian opposition detained more than 20 U.N. peacekeepers Wednesday in the increasing...
Most Popular Military News
New Commissary, Exchange Access Delayed for Many Veterans
Disabled veterans and Purple Heart recipients won't see on-base access for commissaries and exchange stores any time soon.
'Black Hawk Down' Veteran Dies at Age 64
James McMahon served 16 years in the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment and then later as a member of the elite Delta Force.
The Most Muscular Unit in the Marine Corps Is Accepting Applications
If you can squat more than 300 pounds -- and then do it again nine more times -- the Marines may have an elite job for you.
Trump Restores Rank to SEAL, Grants Clemency for Soldiers in War Zone Crimes Cases
"As the President has stated, 'when our soldiers have to fight for our country, I want to give them the confidence to fight.'...
Buttigieg Touts Military Service, Wary of Overstating Role
Pete Buttigieg is careful not to call himself a combat veteran even as he notes the danger he faced.
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Army Providing Security for Vindman During Probe
An official says the Army and local law enforcement are providing security as he testifies during the impeachment hearing.
Butterfly on a Bomb Range: Endangered Species Act at Work on Fort Bragg
As a 400-pound explosive resounds in the distance, a tiny St. Francis Satyr butterfly flits among the splotchy leaves.
Army Lt. Col. Vindman Ready to Speak Out Publicly on Trump
The decorated soldier and White House aide is about to get his chance to tell his story publicly.
Navy Recruits Are Now Using Their Fingerprints to Sign Enlistment Documents
Using fingerprints to sign documents has enabled recruiters to work digitally the entire time instead of printing pages.
Sailors and Families Are Seeking $287M in New Lawsuits After Navy Ship Collision
Navy leaders have acknowledged several missteps that led to the fatal accident.
'Extraordinary and Remarkable Legacy': Naval Academy Grads Discuss Life as NASA Astronauts
Lt. Kayla Barron never imagined she might become an astronaut until she served on a submarine.
Air Force News
Air Force Leader Who Wrote Essay About Respecting Subordinates Fired for Disrespecting Subordinates
The command chief of the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, was removed from his position last month.
The Air Force Could Retire These 8 Fighter Planes and Bombers
Some think that getting rid of the old stuff to make room for the new makes sense.
Airman of the Year Earns Silver Star for Heroism in Afghan Firefights
One firefight went on for nearly 10 hours.
Marine Corps News
On Eve of Funeral, Marine's Widow Remains in Limbo
As a last-ditch measure, a law firm now plans to send a cease-and-desist letter on her behalf to the funeral home.
Attorney Calls on US Marine Deserter to Turn Himself In
Michael Alexander Brown is wanted for questioning in the murder of his mother's boyfriend.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Seizes Shocking $69 Million Worth of Cocaine from Drug-Running Sub
Video shows the crew of the Cutter Harriet Lane removing 5,000 pounds of cocaine from the semi-submersible vessel.
Coast Guard to Reconsider Vessel Safety Improvements That It Had Rejected
A service leader said it will reconsider the measures in the aftermath of a fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat.
NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals
Investigators say the changes might have prevented last year's Missouri accident, which killed 17 people.