Pentagon weighs pulling U.S. troops from West Africa: report

World Dec 25, 2019

Pentagon weighs pulling U.S. troops from West Africa: report

The Pentagon is looking into reducing or even withdrawing U.S. troops from West Africa, part of a worldwide redeployment of military forces, the New York Times reported Tuesday. There are between 6,000 and 7,000 U.S. troops in Africa, mainly in West Africa but also in ...

Pentagon chief vows to cooperate with impeachment probe

World / Crime & Legal Oct 14, 2019

Pentagon chief vows to cooperate with impeachment probe

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the Pentagon would cooperate with the congressional impeachment inquiry — in an apparent break with President Donald Trump's policy to thwart the probe. Esper said his department would try to comply with a subpoena from House Democrats seeking ...