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Renewed focus on an April 2019 attack in Afghanistan deepens pain of families and friends of slain Americans.
  • Jul 2, 2020
The issue has generated disagreement within the Trump administration about how to confront Moscow.
  • Jun 28, 2020
Intelligence suggests a Russian military spy unit offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to attack NATO forces.
  • Jun 27, 2020
The effort comes amid strained relations between Trump and his defense secretary over the military’s involvement in the response to recent protests.
  • Jun 25, 2020
The fallout from Captain Brett Crozier’s handling of the outbreak aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt led to a political scandal in Washington.
  • Jun 19, 2020
Former White House aide Alexander Vindman is slated to be promoted to colonel, but officials worry Trump will try to block it
  • Jun 17, 2020
“We need to treat this moment like we treated 9/11,” said one former official.
  • Jun 16, 2020
The admission of regret from the chairman of the Joint Chiefs capped nearly two weeks of public discomfort with and outright condemnation of Trump’s leadership amid nationwide protests of racial injustice from some of the nation’s most revered military figures.
  • Jun 11, 2020
Response from Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, comes amid friction with House Armed Services Committee leadership.
  • Jun 11, 2020
Pressure to make the change comes as the country contends with its racist past after the death of George Floyd and subsequent coast-to-coast protests against systemic injustice.
  • Jun 10, 2020