General Scott Miller handed over responsibility for U.S. forces in Afghanistan to CENTCOM Gen. Frank McKenzie during a ceremony in Kabul, marking a symbolic end to the war in Afghanistan. NBC News’ Courtney Kube spoke to Miller about his departure.
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President Biden said he has talked to his Covid experts about mask rules for vaccinated Americans but so far, no change is planned.
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Former President Trump's baseless claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him are being repeated by Republicans in the 2022 Senate race. Cameron Joseph, senior political reporter for Vice News, joins CBSN's "Red and Blue" host Elaine Quijano to discuss Trump's active role in the race.
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The US launched strikes to destroy military equipment the Taliban captured from Afghan security forces
The top US general said Wednesday that the Afghan forces have the capacity and capability to defend themselves and their country.
The Texas Republican's prediction was "utterly, completely, in every possible conceivable way wrong," said MSNBC's Chris Hayes.
Biden tells crowd: 'I don't care if you think I'm Satan reincarnated. The fact is you can't look at that television and say nothing happened on the 6th.'
President Joe Biden made the comment when asked whether he was confident Congress could effectively investigate the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.
The Fox News host's attempted slam of Biden turns into a scathing reminder of the former guy's history.
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A "disturbing" surge in suicides among troops has alarmed senior Pentagon officials who say demands on troops have grown unsustainable.
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US special operators and their allies say taking on Russia and China in Africa requires 'strange bedfellows'
"Sometimes you've got to sleep with strange bedfellows to achieve the overall goal, but that's where our training thrives," a Green Beret told Insider.
Ethiopia's Afar region called Friday on civilians to take up arms against rebels from neighbouring Tigray, signalling a potential escalation in fighting that has already displaced tens of thousands this week.
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As the coronavirus pandemic squeezed Colombia, the Romero family was in need of money to pay the mortgage. When Romero answered the phone on June 2, another veteran, Duberney Capador, offered what he said was a legal, long-term job requiring only a passport. A month later, Romero and Capador were dead and 18 Colombians were reportedly in custody, accused of taking part in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.
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America's top general on Wednesday spoke publicly for the first time about whether he feared then-President Donald Trump would try to involve the military in the aftermath of the 2020 election, as reported in a newly-released book. While Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley, at a rare Pentagon news conference, declined to comment on specific claims made in the book, he and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Wednesday were emphatic that the military is and ought to remain a strictly "apolitical" institution. "I, the other members of the Joint Chiefs, and all of us in uniform, we take an oath, an oath to a document, an oath to the Constitution of the United States, and not one time do we violate that," Milley told reporters asking about the book excerpts.
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Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyInfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones could finally face legal consequences over his claims that the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school massacre was a false flag, with multiple civil cases filed by relatives of the victims set for trial in the spring of 2022.But the bombastic radio host has one last-ditch strategy before one of those lawsuits reaches a Connecticut courtroom next May: deposing former Secretary of State and 2016 presidential can
Nigeria has received six of 12 turboprop light attack aircraft from the United States to help fight mounting insecurity, its air force said.
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Cuba's protests on July 11 were unprecedented. Analysts agree it's a watershed moment, but little will change in the short term.
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The U.S. military launched several airstrikes this week in support of Afghan government forces fighting Taliban insurgents, including in the strategically important province of Kandahar, officials said Thursday. The strikes demonstrate U.S. intentions to continue supporting Afghan forces with combat aircraft based outside the country, at least until the scheduled conclusion of the U.S. military withdrawal on Aug. 31. The Biden administration has not said whether it will continue that support after the pullout is complete.
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As a South Korean military interpreter participating in an exercise with the US on August 29, 2017, my day began with a jolt.
The former president doesn't drink.
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To gauge how some people view Kamala Harris, the first woman and woman of color to be vice president, look at how they respond to her laugh.
"In the last several days we have acted, through airstrikes, to support the ANDSF," says Pentagon spokesman.
The Brazilian government’s inquiry into Bharat Biotech, which has developed and manufactures India’s homegrown Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, has intensified over the past two weeks.