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‘Fortress Washington’: Armed troops and beefed-up security measures in place for Inauguration Day

‘Fortress Washington’: Armed troops and beefed-up security measures in place for Inauguration Day

‘Fortress Washington’: Armed troops and beefed-up security measures in place for Inauguration Day ‘Fortress Washington’: Armed troops and beefed-up security measures in place for Inauguration Day President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn-in during an inauguration ceremony unlike any other in modern American history, as armed troops fortify the US Capitol building and security measures are ramped up in response to …

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Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops

Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops

Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops WASHINGTON — Two American B-52 bombers flew another show-of-force mission in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a week after President Trump warned Iran that he would hold it accountable “if one American …

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Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited

Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited

Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited Donald Trump announces he made Christmas speech to deployed troops but ‘fake news’ wasn’t invited Donald Trump said he was making a Christmas Day speech to US troops overseas but that “Fake News” was not invited. “Going now to make a short speech to service …

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To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East

To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East

To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East “Iranians should be confused about how to interpret signals from a president whose policies and public statements have been so incoherent, impulsive and mercurial,” said Karim Sadjadpour, a senior fellow at the …

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Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia

Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia

Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia Trump Orders All American Troops Out of Somalia WASHINGTON — President Trump, continuing his end-of-term troop withdrawals from conflicts around the world, will pull American troops out of Somalia, where they have been involved in trying to push back advances by Islamist insurgents in the Horn of Africa. The Pentagon announced on …

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Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds

Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds

Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans, Report Finds MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 civilians and prisoners in Afghanistan over an 11-year period, the country’s military said on Thursday, offering an extraordinary public accounting of abuses that often remain hidden in distant war zones. The killings were the result of …

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U.S. Troops Are Packing Up, Ready or Not

U.S. Troops Are Packing Up, Ready or Not

U.S. Troops Are Packing Up, Ready or Not U.S. Troops Are Packing Up, Ready or Not KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Had it not been for dozens of U.S. airstrikes in recent weeks, the southern hub city Kandahar would be under siege, after Taliban fighters threatened to overrun several surrounding districts, security officials say. Now with President Trump’s orders to cut American …

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Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia

Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia Trump Is Said to Be Preparing to Withdraw Troops From Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to order the U.S. military to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia by the time he leaves office in January, using the end …

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U.S. Troops Are Still Leaving, but Afghans Hope Biden Will Help

U.S. Troops Are Still Leaving, but Afghans Hope Biden Will Help

U.S. Troops Are Still Leaving, but Afghans Hope Biden Will Help U.S. Troops Are Still Leaving, but Afghans Hope Biden Will Help KABUL, Afghanistan — Three U.S. presidents and 19 years later, it is President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s turn to inherit the American war in Afghanistan. The question that is leaving Afghans hanging is just how quickly he will remove …

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U.S. Seeks to Draw Down Its Troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 by Early 2021

U.S. Seeks to Draw Down Its Troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 by Early 2021

U.S. Seeks to Draw Down Its Troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 by Early 2021 U.S. Seeks to Draw Down Its Troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 by Early 2021 WASHINGTON — President Trump’s national security adviser announced on Wednesday that the United States would cut its troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 by early next year. But hours later, his boss contradicted …

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