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Military Doctors Told Them It Was Just "Female Problems." Weeks Later, They Were In The Hospital.

From body armor to health care, the US military has been slow to adapt to women in its ranks. Female service members are paying the price, often with lifelong consequences.

Ema O'Connor 8 months ago

These Are The Americans Killed In The Syria Bombing

The Pentagon identified three of the four Americans killed Wednesday in Manbij, Syria.

Vera Bergengruen 10 months ago

Four Americans Died In An Attack In Syria, Raising More Questions About Trump's Withdrawal Plan

The American dead included two soldiers, a US security contractor, and a civilian Defense Department employee, according to US Central Command.

Mike Giglio 10 months ago

The More The US Pressures Ecuador To Kick Assange Out Of Its Embassy, The Less Likely It Is To Happen

The hyped news accounts over Julian Assange’s fate at Ecuador’s embassy in London keeps missing one crucial factor: Ecuadorians.

Vera Bergengruen 10 months ago

Trump Is Pushing Defense Secretary James Mattis Out Of His Post Two Months Early

Mattis announced his resignation on Thursday, citing differences with the president over his decision to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan.

Nidhi Prakash 10 months ago

The US Envoy On ISIS, Brett McGurk, Has Quit In Protest Over Trump's Withdrawal From Syria

It's the second major resignation over the president's decision in as many days.

Amber Jamieson 11 months ago

Defense Secretary James Mattis Resigned Over Disagreements With Trump

In a letter to the president dated Thursday, Mattis wrote about his beliefs in "treating allies with respect."

Vera Bergengruen 11 months ago

Michael Flynn’s Business Partners Have Been Indicted On Foreign Influence Charges

The indictment provides the most detailed account to date of Turkish efforts to persuade the US to extradite Fethullah Gulen, a longtime rival of Turkey’s president.

Chris Geidner 11 months ago

The Number Of US Troops On The Border Has Dropped By Nearly A Third

Central Americans continue to arrive in northern Mexico, but the US military has cut the number of troops deployed on the border.

Vera Bergengruen 11 months ago

Maria Butina Pleaded Guilty To Conspiring To Act As A Russian Agent In The US

Butina pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, and will delay sentencing while she cooperates with the government.

Zoe Tillman 11 months ago

George Papadopoulos’s First Post-Jail Appearance Gave A Glimpse Into His Future

What happens when your only currency is Trump–Russia fame?

Vera Bergengruen 11 months ago

The US And Mexican Militaries Are Trying To “Trump-Proof” A Partnership That Took Decades To Build

“If you’re sitting at the Pentagon, your best hope is that the Mexican military continues to ignore the rhetoric.”

Vera Bergengruen 11 months ago

Three US Soldiers Were Killed In Afghanistan Today In The Deadliest Attack This Year

The roadside bomb also wounded three other US service members as well as an American contractor.

Vera Bergengruen 11 months ago

The Pentagon Said Trump’s Deployment Of Troops To The Border Will Cost At Least $72 Million

It’s the first estimate of what it will cost to have 5,900 active-duty troops on the border.

Vera Bergengruen 12 months ago

Mattis Visited The Troops Deployed To The Border And They Had Some Questions For Him

“Sir, I have a question. The wire obstacles that we've implanted along the border...are we going to be taking those out when we leave?"

Vera Bergengruen One year ago

Border Patrol Agents Had To Scrap Election Day “Crowd Control” Drills After They Were Accused Of Voter Intimidation

“This administration continues to use immigration policy for political purposes,” Democratic state Rep. Mary González said.

Vera Bergengruen One year ago

Donald Trump’s Tough Talk About The Border Deployment Doesn’t Match What’s Really Taking Place

“He creates this word picture for people that these troops are going to be hurling back invaders at the border. That’s just not the case.”

Vera Bergengruen One year ago

Trump Said US Soldiers Should Shoot Rock-Throwing Migrants, And Vets Were Having None Of That

“We had rocks thrown at us all the time in Afghanistan. Responding with lethal force is a fucking war crime.”

Vera Bergengruen One year ago

The US Soon Will Have More Troops Along The Mexican Border Than It Has Fighting In Iraq And Syria

“I think the president has made it clear that border security is national security,” said Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy.

Vera Bergengruen One year ago

Despite Trump’s Tweets, The Pentagon Has Not Received Any Orders To Send Troops To The Border

Over the course of his presidency, Trump has often threatened to use military force at the US–Mexico border, but it is still unclear what that would look like.

Vera Bergengruen One year ago