New commander in Afghanistan reviews drawdown plansNew commander in Afghanistan reviews drawdown plansA number of variables need to be considered before the curtain is brought down on the 13-year war in Afghanistan, officials say.Pentagon
U.S. faces uphill battle in Iraq's AnbarU.S. faces uphill battle in Iraq's AnbarThe Obama administration moves to deploy military advisers directly on the ground in Anbar and other battle zones.Capitol Hill
White House details new $5.6B war request, billions for O&MWhite House details new $5.6B war request, billions for O&MThe White House's new $5.6 billion request for additional funding to fight the military advances of the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria contains specific provisions that begin to detail the scope of the missions launched so far and how expensive it will be to...Pentagon
Back to Anbar: About 50 U.S. troops deploy to Al-Asad Air BaseBack to Anbar: About 50 U.S. troops deploy to Al-Asad Air BaseAbout 50 troops have deployed to Anbar province ahead of U.S. advisers for the Iraqi military.Pentagon
Islamic State could replace leader if necessaryIslamic State could replace leader if necessaryThe Pentagon has been unable to confirm reports that the leader of the Islamic State was injured or killed this weekend, but his loss wouldn't necessarily spell the end of the organization.Opinion
Commentary: Iraqis thanks U.S. veterans as shared struggle continuesCommentary: Iraqis thanks U.S. veterans as shared struggle continuesShortly after I arrived in Washington, D.C., last year as my country's new envoy to the United States, I visited Arlington National Cemetery. I felt honor-bound to pay tribute to the American servicemen and women who made the ultimate sacrifice to rid my country of...Pentagon
U.S. says Islamic State leader not targeted in Iraq airstrikesU.S. says Islamic State leader not targeted in Iraq airstrikesA Pentagon spokesman says a U.S. airstrike on a 10-vehicle convoy in northern Iraq last week was targeting Islamic State "battlefield leaders," but not senior leaders like Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the group's most senior leader.News
Iraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrikeIraqi officials say Islamic State leader wounded in airstrikeBAGHDAD – Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-B...