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US to send 600 more troops to Iraq for Mosul offensive

The United States will send about 600 extra troops to Iraq to train local forces for an offensive on the Islamic State group stronghold...

German Military Gets A Personnel Boost

The German army is about to get bigger. Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen announced on Tuesday that she was scrapping the old 185,000...

Additional Troops, New Technology Enhance Counter-ISIL Battle

The latest in military technology and the addition of up to 450 more U.S. troops announced yesterday will enhance the U.S.-led coalition’s efforts to...
MQ-9 Reaper UAV

Pentagon wants drones to replace some US troops in Sinai

The Pentagon wants to cut the number of US peacekeeping troops in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, partly because of the growing threat from the Islamic...
AEWE 2016

British and US troops collaborate in technology experiments

The British 3rd Battalion, The Rifles of the United Kingdom, and Soldiers of A Company, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Regiment (Experimentation Force), partnered with...

Philippines welcomes more US forces to counter China

The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday a security accord with the United States was legal, allowing more US forces into the former American colony...

Japan to Deploy Troops, Missiles Near Disputed Islands

Japan is likely to deploy 500 ground troops of its Self-Defense Forces (SDF) equipped with advanced surface-to-air and anti-ship missiles on islands in the...

US special forces to fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria

Washington: The United States will increasingly rely on special operations troops to battle Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria, US Defense Secretary Ashton...

UN sends more peacekeepers, drones to Central Africa

United Nations: The United Nations is sending hundreds of extra peacekeepers and its first drones to the Central African Republic to bolster security ahead...
Ashton Carter briefs the press at the Pentagon

More US troops possible in Syria: Pentagon chief

Washington: More US troops could "absolutely" be deployed to Syria if Washington identifies more "capable local forces" as partners in the fight against the...