The results of Congo’s presidential election were delayed Sunday. And some 80 U.S. military personnel have been deployed to Central Africa to protect U.S. assets from possible “violent demonstrations” in over the outcome.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The former top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Sunday that withdrawing up to half the 14,000 American troops serving there would reduce the incentive for the Taliban to negotiate a peace deal after more than 17 years of war.
By Abdi Guled, Associated Press
The strikes were carried out in close coordination with Somalia's government and were "conducted to prevent al-Shabab from using remote areas as a safe haven to plot, direct, inspire, and recruit for future attacks," said the U.S. military statement.
The Pentagon blames a series of failures for last October's ambush deaths of four U.S. commandos in Niger. Citing poor preparation, communications and training, the investigation also found that the mission was not properly approved. Nick Schifrin gets analysis from…
By Jane Ferguson
After years of civil war and upheaval, Somalia is struggling to its feet, and the U.S. is back in with boots on the ground and drones in the skies. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson and videographer Alessandro Pavone report on the…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
U.S. airstrikes also hit Islamic State fighters in Libya days earlier.
President Trump dealt with the fallout from his assertion that President Obama didn't call the families of service members killed in action. John Yang reports on the president's response to military casualties and the latest controversy to engulf his presidency.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
After an extensive search, a U.S. soldier who had been missing for nearly two days in Niger has been found dead, a result of a deadly ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger…
A senior air force officer would have faced up to seven years in prison and a requirement to register if a sex offender if the U.S. military had not let him avoid criminal charges for sexual abuse by making him…
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