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US troops to remain in South Korea longer

The U.S. has kept combat forces on the Korean Peninsula since the Korean War fighting halted on July 27, 1953, with the signing of an armistice. There are still about 28,000 American troops based in the South. However for years the U.S. has tried to reduce South Korea dependence on the American military by setting a target date for the transfer of authority.

Tags: North Korea , South Korea , troops , JJ Green

Updated 1 hours, 22 minutes ago

Supplies for Kurds go astray

The Pentagon acknowledged on Wednesday that two bundles of military supplies for Kurdish fighters in Kobani went astray during an air drop earlier this week, with one destroyed later by an air strike and the other taken by Islamic State militants.

Tags: military supplies , Kurdish fighters , Kobani , ISIL , JJ Green

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 10:25am EDT

US spending on ISIL growing

How much has the U.S. spent on the campaign against Islamic State Group?

Tags: ISIL , John Kirby , Barack Obama , Syria , Iraq , spending , JJ Green

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 08:45am EDT

Mystery submarine surfaces in Sweden

Reminiscent of something that would've happened during the Cold War, Swedish naval ships, helicopters and ground troops combed the Stockholm archipelago for a fourth day on Monday for signs of a foreign submarine or smaller underwater craft that officials suspect entered Swedish waters illegally.

Tags: submarine , Sweden , Russia , JJ Green

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 10:41am EDT

What role do US intelligence agencies play in the Ebola crisis?

The intelligence community appears to be avoiding becoming too deeply involved in the Ebola crisis to avoid mission creep. Besides, according to U.S. officials, their tool kit doesn't match the heavily scientific and medically- oriented information collection needs of a crisis like this.

Tags: intelligence , Ebola , CDC , JJ Green

Friday - 10/17/2014, 10:26am EDT

Hagel readies DoD for climate change

The Department of Defense has released its 2014 Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap, which focuses on ways to improve its resilience to the impacts of climate change.

Tags: DoD , JJ Green , Chuck Hagel , climate change

Tuesday - 10/14/2014, 09:33am EDT

International defense officials meet in Washington to discuss ISIL

U.S. Military Officials says the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey will convene a meeting of more than 20 foreign chiefs of defense this week in Washington to discuss the coalition efforts in the ongoing campaign against ISIL.

Tags: ISIL , Martin Dempsey , Lloyd Austin , JJ Green

Monday - 10/13/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Financial help coming for Ebola

The Ebola outbreak in Africa still isn't under control and some countries have asked for help.

Tags: Ebola , Liberia , financial aid , Barack Obama , DoD , JJ Green

Thursday - 10/09/2014, 05:35pm EDT

Obama discussing strategy

Could the U.S. strategy to fight ISIL be changing?

Tags: strategy , ISIL , Barack Obama , Iraq , Syria , JJ Green

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 05:09pm EDT

US military personnel may test Ebola samples in Liberia

Pentagon officials say approximately two dozen U.S. military specialists in Liberia may conduct tests on laboratory samples for Ebola, but most of the Pentagon's personnel deployed there are not expected to be in direct contact with the virus.

Tags: Ebola , testing , Liberia , U.S. Africa Command , David Rodriguez , U.S. Naval Medical Research Center , DoD , JJ Green

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 12:38pm EDT
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