Rocket Blast at US Embassy in Kabul on 9/11 Anniversary
It was the first major attack in the Afghan capital since President Donald Trump abruptly called off U.S.-Taliban talks.
How Trump Upended US-Taliban Peace Talks
With a series of tweets, President Donald Trump has upended nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations.
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Envoy Touts 'Deal in Principle'
The Taliban defended their suicide bombing hours after a U.S. envoy said a deal to end the war had been tentatively reached.
Islamic State Claims Bombing at Kabul Wedding that Killed 63
The local Islamic State group's affiliate claimed responsibility for what was the deadliest attack in Kabul this year.
Major Players Shaping Troubled Afghanistan's Future
Saturday night's devastating attack on a wedding in Afghanistan's capital comes amid huge uncertainty about the country's fut...
Taliban Say Latest Talks End on Withdrawal of US from Afghanistan
The eighth round of talks in the Gulf Arab nation of Qatar concluded after midnight.
Afghan Leader Rejects Foreign Interference as Talks Advance
President Donald Trump has publicly expressed his exasperation with America's continued involvement in Afghanistan.
Taliban Say Differences Resolved on US Troop Withdrawal
The U.S. and the Taliban have resolved differences in talks over the withdrawal of American troops a Taliban official said.
US Says Airstrike Kills 24 Al-Shabab Extremists in Somalia
The airstrike was carried out near an extremist camp near Shebeeley in the Hiran region north of the capital, Mogadishu.
US Airstrike in Somalia Kills about 60 al-Shabab Fighters
The U.S. military announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia in nearly a year.
US-Targeted ISIS in Somalia Could be a 'Significant Threat'
The Islamic State group's presence in Somalia could attract fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq.
Obama: States Pledge 40,000-plus Troops to UN Peacekeeping
President Barack Obama announced notable steps to upgrade U.N peacekeeping, saying more than 50 countries have pledged to con...
'Black Flags' Traces the Islamic State Group's Rise
It's a clear and well-told guide for those not familiar with every step of the crumbling of Iraq and Syria over the past 12 y...
UN: Sex Exploitation by Peacekeepers Strongly Underreported
Members of a U.N. peacekeeping mission engaged in "transactional sex" with more than 225 Haitian women who said they needed t...
US Leading Effort to Assign Blame for Syria Chlorine Attacks
The United States is leading an effort to create a way to attribute blame for chlorine attacks in Syria, diplomats say.
Most Popular Military News
New Commissary, Exchange Access Delayed for Many Veterans
Disabled veterans and Purple Heart recipients won't see on-base access for commissaries and exchange stores any time soon.
'Black Hawk Down' Veteran Dies at Age 64
James McMahon served 16 years in the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment and then later as a member of the elite Delta Force.
The Most Muscular Unit in the Marine Corps Is Accepting Applications
If you can squat more than 300 pounds -- and then do it again nine more times -- the Marines may have an elite job for you.
Trump Restores Rank to SEAL, Grants Clemency for Soldiers in War Zone Crimes Cases
"As the President has stated, 'when our soldiers have to fight for our country, I want to give them the confidence to fight.'...
Buttigieg Touts Military Service, Wary of Overstating Role
Pete Buttigieg is careful not to call himself a combat veteran even as he notes the danger he faced.
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Army Providing Security for Vindman During Probe
An official says the Army and local law enforcement are providing security as he testifies during the impeachment hearing.
Butterfly on a Bomb Range: Endangered Species Act at Work on Fort Bragg
As a 400-pound explosive resounds in the distance, a tiny St. Francis Satyr butterfly flits among the splotchy leaves.
Army Lt. Col. Vindman Ready to Speak Out Publicly on Trump
The decorated soldier and White House aide is about to get his chance to tell his story publicly.
Navy Recruits Are Now Using Their Fingerprints to Sign Enlistment Documents
Using fingerprints to sign documents has enabled recruiters to work digitally the entire time instead of printing pages.
Sailors and Families Are Seeking $287M in New Lawsuits After Navy Ship Collision
Navy leaders have acknowledged several missteps that led to the fatal accident.
'Extraordinary and Remarkable Legacy': Naval Academy Grads Discuss Life as NASA Astronauts
Lt. Kayla Barron never imagined she might become an astronaut until she served on a submarine.
Air Force News
Air Force Leader Who Wrote Essay About Respecting Subordinates Fired for Disrespecting Subordinates
The command chief of the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, was removed from his position last month.
The Air Force Could Retire These 8 Fighter Planes and Bombers
Some think that getting rid of the old stuff to make room for the new makes sense.
Airman of the Year Earns Silver Star for Heroism in Afghan Firefights
One firefight went on for nearly 10 hours.
Marine Corps News
On Eve of Funeral, Marine's Widow Remains in Limbo
As a last-ditch measure, a law firm now plans to send a cease-and-desist letter on her behalf to the funeral home.
Attorney Calls on US Marine Deserter to Turn Himself In
Michael Alexander Brown is wanted for questioning in the murder of his mother's boyfriend.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Seizes Shocking $69 Million Worth of Cocaine from Drug-Running Sub
Video shows the crew of the Cutter Harriet Lane removing 5,000 pounds of cocaine from the semi-submersible vessel.
Coast Guard to Reconsider Vessel Safety Improvements That It Had Rejected
A service leader said it will reconsider the measures in the aftermath of a fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat.
NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals
Investigators say the changes might have prevented last year's Missouri accident, which killed 17 people.