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  • Marine is first U.S. death in operations against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine who went into the sea from a V-22 Osprey during a flight mishap over the northern Gulf this week was the first American killed in U.S. military operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Corporal...
  • We asked you: Was sending U.S. troops to combat Ebola the right call?

    Too high risk First, it was bringing aid workers into the U.S. for treatment. Now we are sending troops to "fight Ebola" and to be exposed to Ebola; then, we will bring the troops back here. There seems to be a conscious effort to get Ebola started in...
  • Texas death shows that with Ebola, we're all Liberians now

    WASHINGTON — Ebola is a nightmare disease that travel restrictions cannot keep out. The correct response should be urgent concern — not panic — and an all-out crusade to extinguish the West Africa outbreak of the deadly virus at its...
  • U.S. military faces new kind of threat with Ebola

    (Reuters) - At Fort Campbell in Kentucky, spouses of U.S. soldiers headed to Liberia seem to be lingering just a bit longer than usual after pre-deployment briefings, hungry for information about Ebola. For these families, the virus is raising a...
  • Secretive U.S. robotic mini-shuttle to end 22-month mission on Tuesday

    CAPE CANAVERAL Florida (Reuters) - The U.S. military plans to land its secretive X-37B robotic space plane in California on Tuesday, ending a classified 22-month mission, officials said. The exact time and date will depend on weather and technical...
  • Obama is right to beware the military-industrial complex [Letter]

    Obama is right to beware the military-industrial complex [Letter]
    Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has criticized President Barack Obama as a person who often "avoids the battle" and says Mr. Obama's efforts have been to "steer the country away from costly and ineffective wars." I say thank God for a return to...
  • Hagel says U.S. close to enlisting Turkey in Islamic State fight

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the U.S. was getting closer to reaching a deal with Turkey about training and equipping moderate Syrian rebels inside Turkey's borders for the ongoing campaign against Islamic State militants. Rebel training is already...
  • U.S. general sees bigger role 'advising and assisting' Iraqi forces

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. troops will probably need to play a bigger role "advising and assisting" Iraqi forces on the ground in the future, the highest ranking U.S. military officer said in an interview broadcast on Sunday. U.S. forces have been...
  • Islamist rebels blamed for car bomb in Somalia, at least seven dead

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist rebels detonated a car bomb in front of a popular cafe in the center of the Somali capital on Sunday evening, killing at least seven people, police and the emergency services said. There was no immediate claim...
  • Triple bombing in northern Iraq kills at least 58 people

    A series of bomb blasts Sunday targeting a compound housing Kurdish security and intelligence forces in the northeast Iraq province of Diyala killed at least 58 people and wounded scores more, according to Iraqi officials. A suicide bomber detonated...
  • 3rd video of British Islamic State hostage raises question of when it was recorded

    ANTWERP, Belgium The Islamic State on Sunday posted the third installment of what it says will be a seven-part video series featuring British hostage John Cantlie that raises anew the issue of when the videos were recorded. In the new posting, Cantlie...