The White House has approved the sale of US fighter jets to Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait.
A T-6 Texan II of the 455th Flying Training Squadron makes a touch-and-go at Keesler AFB, Miss., Sept 27, 2016.
President Barack Obama said Congress made “a mistake” Wednesday when it overwhelmingly overrode his veto of the 9/11 victims bill, allowing families of victims of terrorist attacks committed on US soil to sue foreign governments suspected of aiding the attacks.
Coalition forces in Iraq have shifted their focus to targeting ISIS leadership in recent weeks as part of “prepping the battlefield” for the Iraqi Security Forces’ effort to retake the city of Mosul, according to the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve.
The Senate confirmed Gen. John Hyten to lead US Strategic Command on Wednesday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he is ending joint exercises with the US military after next week.
The Russian military supplied the missile system that pro-Moscow separatists used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine, a joint investigative report has confirmed.
The US conducted defensive airstrikes in Somalia on
Sept. 26 and Sept. 28 in support of the efforts of the Somali government
and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) to defeat al-Shabaab,
the Al Qaeda affiliate in the Horn of Africa, according to a Pentagon spokesman.
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