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Obama: Coalition Hitting ISIS Harder Than Ever
President Obama says the U.S.-led coalition is hitting ISIS harder than ever.
After a high-level meeting at the Pentagon, Obama said the coalition has fired roughly nine-thousand bombs at ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. He insisted that his anti-ISIS strategy is moving forward with a great sense of u…
AP Exclusive: Special Ops Troops Doubt Women Can Do The Job
Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Pr…
Obama Okays More Troops To Iraq
President Obama is authorizing deployment of up to 15-hundred additional U.S. troops to Iraq.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby called it an ongoing, non-combat role. The move effectively doubles the U.S. advisory mission to help combat ISIS...
Pentagon Can’t Confirm Chemical Weapons Report
The Pentagon says it cannot confirm if any U.S. soldiers exposed to chemical weapons during the invasion of Iraq were told to keep quiet.
The "New York Times" reports between 2004 and 2011, U.S. troops found about five-thousand chemical warheads, shells or bombs in Iraq and the Pent…
The Nation Remembers 9-11
The shadow of a renewed terror threat has been hanging over today's observances of the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.
The events come hours after President Barack Obama said he would open a new military front in the Middle East -- authorizing airstrikes inside Syria al…

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