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Chuck Hagel

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  • U.S. hits Iraq militants' artillery and vehicles, airdrops more aid

    U.S. hits Iraq militants' artillery and vehicles, airdrops more aid
    U.S. warplanes and drones struck artillery and military vehicles of a militant Islamist group Friday in an effort to halt its advance toward this booming northern Iraqi oil center, now clogged with displaced people sheltering at churches, factories and...
  • Officer killed in Afghanistan identified as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene

    Officer killed in Afghanistan identified as Maj. Gen. Harold Greene
    An American general was killed and more than a dozen people were wounded, including a German general, in the latest insider attack by a man believed to be an Afghan soldier, U.S., German and Afghan officials said on Tuesday. A U.S. official said Maj....
  • U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State

    U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State
    WASHINGTON - The United States is preparing military options, including surveillance flights, to pressure Islamic State militants in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, but they cautioned no decision had been made to expand action beyond the...
  • As pro-Russia revolt founders in Ukraine, invasion fears rise

    As pro-Russia revolt founders in Ukraine, invasion fears rise
    As Ukrainian government forces close in on pro-Russia separatists' final strongholds, Western security strategists have sounded the alarm that Russian President Vladimir Putin may be preparing to invade eastern Ukraine to rescue the embattled insurgents....
  • U.S.: Threat of Russian invasion of Ukraine a 'reality'

    BRUSSELS —The United States joined NATO and Poland Wednesday in warning about the risk of Russia sending troops into Ukraine after saying President Vladimir Putin massed soldiers on his country's western border. Russia said the reports of its...
  • Norfolk-based ships now call Florida home

    About 1,500 sailors and their families moved from Hampton Roads to Florida over the weekend as the Navy seeks to better position its East Coast forces and preserve jobs at coastal shipyards. The USS Iwo Jima and the USS Fort McHenry arrived Sunday at...
  • Airstrike list awaits Obama after Congress OKs Syria plan

    Airstrike list awaits Obama after Congress OKs Syria plan
    The Pentagon's top leadership has approved an ambitious target list for U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said Thursday, but President Obama has not signed off on the plan, adding a level of...
  • Cuts to defense budget threatened by battle against Islamic State

    Members of Congress and the White House anticipated a peace dividend by winding down America's foreign wars, closing bases and shedding tens of thousands of troops. But President Obama's new, open-ended strategy to confront Islamic State fighters in...
  • U.S. general does not rule out ground troops in Iraq

    U.S. general does not rule out ground troops in Iraq
    The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission for U.S....
  • Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy

    Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...
  • Obama applauds Iraqi leader's unity goals as key to beating militants

    Obama applauds Iraqi leader's unity goals as key to beating militants
    President Obama welcomed the formation of a new Iraqi government on Monday, embracing the promise of collaboration among the country's deeply divided factions as key to his strategy for defeating the Islamic State terrorist group. Obama talked to...