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Trump’s Winning Afghanistan Strategy Plans for the Long Term

Trump's Winning Afghanistan Strategy Plans for the Long Term

President Trump’s deliberative approach to formulating a new Afghanistan strategy has drawn fire from every corner of the political spectrum. That ended Monday night, when he announced a new long-term approach to Afghanistan and South Asia designed to achieve an ‘honorable and enduring outcome.’

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Nude Photo Scandal Shakes Four Military Branches

Nude Photos Shake Four Military Branches

A nude photo scandal has shaken the four military branches. Servicemen from each branch of the military have been caught sharing nude photos of their female counterparts online.

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Report of Active Shooter at Joint Andrews Air Force Base is Unfounded

Report of Active Shooter at Joint Andrews Air Force Base is Unfounded

Someone mistook a routine safety inspection for an active shooter situation at Joint Base Andrews on Thursday morning, prompting tense moments and a lockdown of the sprawling facility in Prince George’s County, Md., base officials said...

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US Moving to Expand Airstrikes in Afghanistan Against Taliban

US Moving to Expand Airstrikes in Afghanistan Against Taliban

After months of debate, the U.S. is moving toward a decision to expand the military’s authority to conduct airstrikes against the Taliban as the violence in Afghanistan escalates, a senior U.S. defense official said Thursday. The official said a final decision has not been made. But there is a broad …

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Fort Hood, Texas: 9 Soldiers Dead After Vehicle Swept Away in Flood Waters

Fort Hood, Texas: 9 Soldiers Dead After Vehicle Swept Away in Flood Waters

The death toll in a tragic flooding accident at Fort Hood climbed to nine Friday after search and rescue crews recovered the bodies of four service members who went missing when fast-moving Texas floodwaters swept away their truck Thursday. Three other soldiers inside the vehicle were rescued when the tactical vehicle …

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US Navy Seized Weapons Cache in Arabian Sea, Bound to Yemen

MANAMA, Bahrain — The U.S. has seized an illicit shipment of arms, including machine guns and rocket-propelled grenade launchers, that officials said originated in Iran and were intended for Houthi rebels in Yemen. It was the third seizure of weapons by international naval forces in the Arabian Sea in a …

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Okinawa Prefecture: US Navy Sailor Arrested in Japan on Suspicion of Rape

Okinawa Prefecture: US Navy Sailor Arrested in Japan on Suspicion of Rape

TOKYO – Japanese police said Monday they have arrested a 24-year-old US sailor on suspicion of raping a Japanese woman on Okinawa, in a case that could further fan sentiment against Washington s military presence on the fortified southern island. Okinawa was the site of a brutal World War II battle between Japan and the …

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