Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he is sticking to a plan that could draw down U.S. forces in Africa.
Mark Esper, Secretary of Defense
The Trump administration is planning to take $7.2 more from the military to pay for the border wall.
The Pentagon is calling on Iran to come to the negotiating table and abandon plans for retaliation following a deadly strike.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Monday that troops will "follow the laws of armed conflict."
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.
Lawmakers are calling for accountability in the matter.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed the U.S. was actively considering a drawdown of about 4,000 troops in Afghanistan.
The screening apparently failed to turn up Alshamrani's exposure to jihadist ideology before coming to the U.S.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper wants to boost the number of foreign nationals training alongside U.S. troops by 50%.