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Several thousand more troops bound for Mexico border, says Pentagon

World Jan 30, 2019

Several thousand more troops bound for Mexico border, says Pentagon

The U.S. will be sending "several thousand" more American troops to the southern border to provide additional support to Homeland Security, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said Tuesday, providing for the first time new estimates for the next phase of the military aid. He said ...

World Jan 23, 2019

Afghanistan conflict claims second U.S. service member of the year

An American soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Tuesday, NATO said, the second to die as a result of the conflict so far in 2019. "The incident is under investigation," NATO's Resolute Support mission said in a statement. "In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, ...