Trump To Veto Defense Bill Due To Confederate Names On Bases

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is threatening to veto legislation to fund the military as one of his final acts in office unless a widely supported, bipartisan provision to rename military bases honoring Confederate military leaders is removed, according to White House, defense and congressional sources. Since the Nov. 3 election, Trump has privately told […]

Enemy Attacks Up 50% In Afghanistan

Attacks carried out by the Taliban and other militants in Afghanistan surged by 50 percent in the third quarter of 2020, according to a Pentagon watchdog report released Thursday. “According to United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A), average daily enemy-initiated attacks this quarter were 50 percent higher compared to last quarter,” the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan […]

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Trump Vows To Bring Home All US Troops From Iraq

Trump vows to bring all US troops home from Iraq ‘shortly’President Trump on Thursday repeated his plan to withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq “shortly” during a meeting with the county’s new prime minister. “We were there, and now we’re getting out. We’ll be leaving shortly,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “We have […]

US Troops Attacked In Syria

U.S. forces stationed in eastern Syria were attacked Monday morning, officials said, reporting no casualties. Officials said the American troops alongside Syrian Democratic Forces were conducting a routine anti-ISIS security patrol near Tal Al-Zahab when they encountered a checkpoint occupied by pro-Syrian regime forces. “After receiving safe passage from the pro-regime forces, the patrol came […]