The Iranian missile attacks on Iraq were meant to kill U.S. troops, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley said Wednesday.
A "draft letter" suggesting a troop withdrawal was imminent circulated Monday, causing confusion.
More attacks from Iranian-backed militia groups may be possible, officials said.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told the committee that the U.S. military must remain focused on the counterterrorism mission.
Trump's decision to intervene in the cases has been met with outcry from some who say the move invites more bad behavior.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley met Sunday with Israeli counterpart Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi.
The fight against ISIS continues.
The adult males were transported to a "secure location" after their capture, said Army Gen. Mark Milley.
When Gen. Mark Milley met with the Pentagon's top brass, his message was clear: politics and the military don't mix.
Trump recalled meeting the outgoing chairman of the Joint chiefs at a Marine Corps event in 2015.