A Republican lawmaker is pressing the incoming administration of Donald Trump to change the way that troop caps are formulated, arguing that current caps on service members in Iraq and Afghanistan are too low to achieve U.S. strategic objectives.
President Obama on Tuesday commuted the bulk of Chelsea Manning’s 35-year prison sentence, which she received for providing classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010 pertaining to details of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Rep. Chris Smith (R., N.J.) is fighting for Christian refugees who have been displaced by fighting in Iraq and Syria and demanding the United States do more to help.
The Iraqi joint operations commander said on Thursday that troops battling the Islamic State have retaken roughly 70 percent of eastern Mosul from the terrorist group.
An American military official said Wednesday the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq has doubled the number of advisers on the ground who are helping Iraqi troops to retake Mosul from the Islamic State.
The United States military is facing accusations that it has been training Iraqi militia fighters who are tied to Iran, a charge that military officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon denied this week while insisting that the United States and Iran share common goals in the war-torn country, as both sides fight to eradicate the threat of Islamic State terrorists.
Trump Fish, a new Donald Trump-themed seafood restaurant, is now open for business in the heart of Kurdistan in northern Iraq.
Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations falsely claimed Tuesday during a Security Council meeting that a photograph he held up showed Syrian government forces helping a woman in Aleppo in an effort to rebut criticism that the regime is attacking civilians in eastern Aleppo.