Human Rights Group Says Two US Strikes Killed Somali Civilians

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — Two American airstrikes in Somalia in February killed two civilians and injured three more, the human rights group Amnesty

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Captain of Aircraft Carrier Pleads for Help as Virus Cases Increase Onboard

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — The captain of an American aircraft carrier deployed to the Pacific Ocean has pleaded with the Pentagon for more help as a

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CIA Got Tip on al-Baghdadi’s Location From Arrest of a Wife and a Courier

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — The surprising information about the Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s general location — in a village deep

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ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Is Dead, Trump Says

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — President Trump announced on Sunday that a commando raid in Syria this weekend had targeted and resulted in the death of Abu Bakr

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US Defense Secretary Says Turkey Put US in ‘Terrible Situation’

This post was originally published on this siteBRUSSELS — Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper accused Turkey on Thursday of putting the United States and its allies in the Middle East and

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Military Leaders Fear They’ve Seen This Before. It Ended in the Iraq War.

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — The last time the United States abandoned allies in the Middle East, military officials say, it helped lead to the Iraq war. Now,

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Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON — For the past half century, the United States has trained and supplied the Saudi military, selling the wealthy kingdom more than

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This US Warship Threatens Iran (From 600 Miles Away)

This post was originally published on this siteABOARD THE U.S.S. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, in the North Arabian Sea — Out here, deterring Iran means avoiding Iran. The 5,600 men and women aboard

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