Tag : Defense Department

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A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan

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The Taliban have recently issued orders to their fighters to stop foreign militants from entering their ranks. The orders, reported earlier by the Afghan channel...
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After Russian Cyberattack, Looking for Answers and Debating Retaliation

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Among those who testified at the hearing was Sudhakar Ramakrishna, the new chief executive of SolarWinds, who took over weeks after the breach was discovered...
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National Guard Deployment at the Capitol Riot Was Delayed by Confusion and Inaction

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“I continued to follow up with Mr. Irving, who was with Mr. Stenger at the time, and he advised that he was waiting to hear...
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Seeking Fresh Start With Iraq, Biden Avoids Setting Red Lines With Iran

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After a rocket attack that killed an American contractor in December 2019, the United States blamed Kataib Hezbollah, and bombed five of its bases. That...
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Promotions for Female Generals Were Delayed Over Fears of Trump’s Reaction

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WASHINGTON — Last fall, the Pentagon’s most senior leaders agreed that two top generals should be promoted to elite, four-star commands. For then-Defense Secretary Mark...
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Stay or Go? Biden, Long a Critic of Afghan Deployments, Faces a Deadline

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WASHINGTON — The previous two presidents of the United States declared they wanted to pull all American troops out of Afghanistan, and they both decided...
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Biden Freezes Trump’s Withdrawal of 12,000 Troops From Germany

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WASHINGTON — President Biden is freezing plans to withdraw 12,000 American troops from Germany, administration officials said on Thursday, and has ordered the Pentagon to...