Published: Aug 13, 2021
The Biden administration will send thousands of troops to Afghanistan to help airlift American personnel and local allies out of Kabul, U.S. officials said Thursday, as rapid-fire advances by the Taliban intensified the existential threat facing the Afghan state.
Published: Jul 30, 2021
The Talibans offensive this spring included more than two dozen insider attacks during the 90-day period ending June 30, a wave of violence that left at least 81 Afghan troops dead, a new U.S. government report revealed Thursday, highlighting the rapid deterioration of security throughout much of Afghanistan as the United States completes its military withdrawal.
Published: Jun 03, 2020
WASHINGTON - To supplement the presence of local and federal police and the District of Columbia National Guard, Defense Secretary Mark Esper asked state National Guards to send in some of their troops as well, and hundreds were on their way or already here by Tuesday.
Published: Jun 02, 2020
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump militarized the federal response to protests of racial inequality that have erupted in cities across the United States late Monday, declaring himself the "president of law and order" as military police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at people protesting peacefully near the White House.
Published: May 28, 2020
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is preparing for President Donald Trump to withdraw thousands of American troops from Afghanistan before the presidential election as military leaders recommend keeping at least a small counterterrorism force to remain in the country, current and former U.S. officials said.
Published: May 23, 2019
Jakarta - Tens of thousands Indonesian troops were deployed on the streets of the capital Jakarta Thursday, as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal over claims of widespread cheating in last month's election.