The top military officer told Congress he could recommend that advisers accompany troops on the front lines.
13 years after 9/11, U.S. operations rage on against terrorist groups in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen.
Shift in rules of engagement is key component of President Obama’s plan to go on “offense” in Iraq, Syria.
Despite recent chilly ties, the U.S. is seeking Ankara’s cooperation in the fight against the Islamist extremists.
The troops were aided by U.S. airstrikes, marking a sharp escalation of the American military campaign.
The attacks marked a sharp escalation of the U.S. campaign as militants threatened to seize a dam.
The new NATO-directed coalition’s potential outreach would mark a shift in Western intervention inside Syria.
Officials say Ahmed Abdi Godane died in an airstrike against a Somali jihadist group with ties to al-Qaeda.
Ukraine’s Western allies warn Russia of further sanctions if peace talks turn out to be a “smoke screen.”
Russian advances in Ukraine give alliance a renewed sense of purpose. But will NATO answer the call?