Military Times

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 06:52
Four would-be members, including the former Soviet republic of Georgia, have been informed that admission to NATO isn't in the cards anytime soon.
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 07:16
The Syrian rebels that the U.S. now wants to support are in poor shape, on the retreat from the radical al-Qaida breakaway group that has swept over large parts of Iraq and Syria, with some rebels giving up the fight. It is not clear whether the new U.S. promise to arm them will make a difference.
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 07:06
Secretary of State John Kerry signaled on Friday that the U.S. hopes to enlist moderate Syrian opposition fighters that the Obama administration has reluctantly decided to arm and train in the battle against militant extremists in neighboring Iraq.
Monday, June 30, 2014 - 06:52
The U.S. has started flying armed drones over Baghdad to protect U.S. civilians and military forces in the Iraqi capital, a Pentagon official said Friday.
Friday, June 27, 2014 - 08:07
The Obama administration has found itself in a foreign policy and national security pickle of rare complexity with the apparent entry of Syria into the Iraq conflict on the side of the U.S.-backed government in Baghdad, as well as active Iranian military support for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 06:32
The U.S. and Iraqi governments are revisiting the controversial issue of legal immunity for American troops, the key sticking point that prompted a complete withdraw of troops in 2011.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 07:07
The House moved toward passage of a $570 billion defense spending bill that imposes new restrictions on President Obama’s handling of detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and requires congressional approval for sustained military action in Iraq.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 07:05
The CIA and other spy agencies are scrambling to close intelligence gaps in the region and track the movements of key figures in ISIS
Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 07:03
By the time most U.S. troops left Iraq in December 2011, the Iraqi military was capable of conducting internal security, but Iraqi leaders were overly confident, said retired Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 06:51
The White House is objecting to the House's $570 billion defense spending bill, complaining about congressional restrictions on handling detainees at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and obstacles to Pentagon cost-saving moves.

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