In a statement on an ISIS-affiliated website, the group said Tuesday’s attack in Kabul targeted a prayer leader.
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Manila informed the U.S. government that the Philippines is delaying its decision to abrogate the Visiting Forces Agreement.
The U.S.-Taliban accord, signed in February, was meant to allow for American troops to gradually leave Afghanistan.
Over the next two years, troops will see their tours in eight countries extend to 12 months.
Four elements of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are now in Kuwait and will operate under U.S. Central Command.
Lt. Gen. Eric Smith is involved in war games shaping a decade-long plan to reorganize the Marine Corps for future fights.
"The COVID-19 pandemic has brought U.S.-China relations to a multi-decade nadir."
Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing and reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing have deployed to Al Dhafra Air Base.
Two B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing marked their first-ever flight with Ukrainian Su-27 Flankers and MiG-29 Fulcrums.
Col.-Gen. Sergei Rudskoi said Russia has sent a letter to NATO proposing to scale down each other's military activities.