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After U.S. Strikes Syrian Air Base, Russians Ask: ‘Where Were our Vaunted Air Defense...

In confirming the deployment of its S-300 and state-of-the art S-400 missile-defense systems in Syria, the Kremlin boasted six months ago that it had...

US launches cruise missile strikes on Syrian airbase

The United States has launched cruise missile strikes on an airbase in Syria, US officials said on Thursday, responding to a deadly poison gas...

Pentagon has broad military arsenal available for Syria strike

The United States has been fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria since 2014, so has amassed a huge military presence and...

US expands northern Syria airfield for huge cargo plane

The United States has expanded a runway at a northern Syria air base to accommodate the large C-17 military plane needed to help with...

Pentagon launches probe after strike near Syria mosque

The US military is probing allegations that a strike targeting Al-Qaeda leaders near a mosque in northern Syria killed numerous civilians, the Defense Department...

Israel threatens to ‘destroy’ Syrian air defence systems

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday threatened to destroy Syrian air defence systems after they fired ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out...

Trump Seeks $30B More in Fiscal 2017 to Rebuild Military, Fight ISIS

In a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan today, President Donald J. Trump asked for another $30 billion for the Defense Department in this...

Germany warns against NATO break with Turkey

NATO must retain Turkey as a member despite soaring tensions over Ankara's campaign for a controversial referendum, German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen...
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US plans for Syria include another 1,000 troops: US official

Up to 1,000 additional US troops could deploy to northern Syria under provisional plans drawn up by the Pentagon, a US defense official said...

Iran Poses Threat to Centcom’s Area of Responsibility, Votel Says

Iran poses the most significant threat to U.S. Central Command's complex area of responsibility, Centcom commander Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel told the Senate...