Tag : United States Defense and Military Forces

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Younger Military Personnel Reject Vaccine, in Warning for Commanders and the Nation

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WASHINGTON — Americans who go into the military understand the loss of personal liberty. Many of their daily activities are prescribed, as are their hairstyles,...
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Afghan Government Backs Repatriation of Guantánamo Detainee

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WASHINGTON — The government of Afghanistan has filed a petition in federal court supporting the return of a citizen who has been held for a...
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After 10 Months at Sea, a Giant Carrier Returns to a Changed Nation

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ABOARD U.S.S. NIMITZ, off California — When this aircraft carrier and its city-size crew departed Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Wash., on April 27, George...
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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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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...