US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack, there are mounting indications the U.S. military relied heavily on Afghan allies who resented the internationally...ahead, the strike raises questions about whether the U.S. military can rely on intelligence from Afghan allies in a war...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...reversals this week, with Kurdish forces launching an offensive to retake the strategic Iraqi city of Sinjar and the U.S. military saying it had likely killed Mohammed Emwazi, the British-accented militant known as "Jihadi John" who is seen...
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Armed groups target elephants

...last month by Enough Project, a watchdog group, whose findings were based on interviews with rebel defectors. The U.S. military is assisting African forces pursuing the Lord's Resistance Army, and a U.N. peacekeeping mission of about 20...
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Veterans Day around the United States

...conflict the world had ever seen. Armistice Day became Veterans Day in the 1950s and now commemorates the spirit of all U.S. military members. A look at how the day is being observed across the country:Parades of prideParades and other celebrations...
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Carter: US is retooling fight against IS

...Signaling a possible escalation of U.S. military action in the Middle East, Defense...toward the prospect of deeper U.S. military involvement, although President...other aircraft, and embedding U.S. military advisers with smaller Iraqi units...
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Analysis: Obama crosses own red line with Syrian deployment

...second-term Mideast strategy.The U.S. military footprint in the region is growing...situation he was elected to keep the U.S. military from. Washington has no partners...That was a return to Iraq for the U.S. military after the 2011 withdrawal, which...
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Elder Bush unloads: Unsparing critique of Cheney, Rumsfeld

...what had changed Cheney, but added that he thought the Sept. 11 attacks had made him more hawkish about the use of U.S. military force abroad."Just iron-ass," the elder Bush said. "His seeming knuckling under to the real hard-charging...
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Pentagon: American killed in raid to free Iraqis held by IS

...He said it was in keeping with the parameters of the U.S. military's role in Iraq."They are allowed to defend themselves...links to the group.The circumstances in which the U.S. military member was killed were unclear, but one U.S. official...
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Air Force picks Northrop Grumman to build next big bomber

...long-range bomber by calling it vital to retaining U.S. military predominance. In January, shortly before he left...a new bomber would help deter war and preserve the U.S. military's global reach.Critics, however, question whether...
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Under GOP grilling, Clinton seeks to close book on Benghazi

...criticism has included contentions by some lawmakers that Clinton personally denied security requests and ordered the U.S. military to "stand down" during the attacks. None of these were substantiated in the independent Accountability Review Board...
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