These Are The Americans Killed In The Syria Bombing
The Pentagon identified three of the four Americans killed Wednesday in Manbij, Syria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
George Papadopoulos’s First Post-Jail Appearance Gave A Glimpse Into His Future
What happens when your only currency is Trump–Russia fame?
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.”
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.
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.
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?"
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.
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.”
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.”
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.
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.