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President Obama has approved sending roughly 350 more U.S. troops to Iraq, the White House announced on Tuesday.
After several weeks of U.S. airstrikes, militants with the Islamic State continue to mount offenses against the Mosul Dam and threaten the vital facility that controls water and electricity across northern Iraq.
NATO leaders heading to Wales this week will discuss how to best enhance the NATO Response Force.
The former Army Ranger who tried to catch on with the Philadelphia Eagles will move a few hundred miles west - and swap sides of the ball.
Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue,
Alongside the exodus of U.S. troops from Afghanistan, soldiers who hail from countries like Singapore and Slovenia, Mongolia and Malaysia have been packing up too, leaving behind an ever-shrinking NATO coalition.
Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous mem
When an armed Chinese fighter jet recently buzzed a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft over international waters in the South China Sea, it was just the latest in a series of low-level confrontations between the two militaries.
The White House is moving ahead with plans for another slimmed-down pay raise for troops in 2015, and outside advocates still aren't happy about it.
U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died.
The government can withhold photographs and videotapes of a Guantanamo Bay detainee identified as the would-be 20th hijacker in the Sept. 11 terror attacks, a federal appeals court found Tuesday.
The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
Authorities in Memphis are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of a doctor at the Memphis VA Medical Center.
A plan to resettle six men held at the U.S. Navy base in Guantanamo in Uruguay is still being negotiated and is unlikely to occur before upcoming elections in the South American country, an official said Monday.
Army National Guard Spc. Robert Quattrocchi, 31, spends much of his time these days helping wife Monica care for the couple's 4-month-old daughter in a rambling, uninsulated Georgia farmhouse that belongs to his in-laws.
Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities.
The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war.
A special operations soldier has won a settlement from the storage company that got rid of his property while he was deployed - including $8,044 worth of Army-issued equipment - in violation of the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act.
Attacks in Afghanistan have killed three policemen and four Afghan soldiers, officials said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis threatened by Islamic State militants.