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Gunmen kill eight Afghan guards at largest US base -- Days after U.S. vows to send more troops to Afghanistan


© AFP/File | US soldiers on patrol in Kabul

KABUL (AFP) – Gunmen have killed eight Afghan guards working at the largest American base in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, as the US appears set to boost its troop presence in the country. 290 more words

NATO War Game Defends Baltic Weak Spot for First Time


JUNE 18, 2017, 8:54 A.M. E.D.T.

U.S. forces convoy during their ride to Suwalki near Augustow, Poland, June 17, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

SUWALKI GAP, Polish-Lithuanian border (Reuters) – U.S. 556 more words

Afghanistan: New U.S. Troops to Go In as Islamic State Fighters Killed in Tora Bora, Nangarhar Province


JUNE 17, 2017, 7:51 A.M. E.D.T.

© AFP/File | More than 15 years after the start of the US anti-Taliban offensive in Afghanistan, the country remains in deep crisis amid rampant poverty, instability and the ongoing exit of NATO troops… 152 more words

Philippines says U.S. troops near besieged Marawi, but not fighting

Wed Jun 14, 2017 | 2:08am EDT


Damaged buildings and houses are seen at Moncado Colony village after intense fighting between government troops against insurgents from the Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi city, Philippines, June 13, 2017. 935 more words

Suicide Bomber Kills 9 Rival Insurgents in Afghanistan As U.S. President Trump Gives Defense Secretary Mattis Authority To Set Troop Levels for Afghanistan


JUNE 14, 2017, 2:12 A.M. E.D.T.

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber targeted a checkpoint run by rival insurgents in the southern Helmand province, killing nine of them. 709 more words

Philippine Military Confirms U.S. Forces Assisting Local Troops to End City Siege


JUNE 10, 2017, 2:18 A.M. E.D.T.

Philippine National Police Special Action Force personnel man a checkpoint in Marawi city, as government troops continue their assault against insurgents from the Maute group, in Philippines June 10, 2017. 115 more words

Multiple U.S. Troops Injured in Yemen Raid: Pentagon


MAY 23, 2017, 12:27 P.M. E.D.T.

WASHINGTON — Multiple U.S. troops were injured in a Tuesday raid against a compound associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen in which at least seven militants were killed, the Pentagon said. 65 more words