Obama: No Troops In Iraq

U.S. president Barack Obama said Friday that he will not send ground forces to fight Islamist forces in Iraq who are threatening to take over the country. “We will not be sending U.S. troops back into combat in Iraq,” the president told reporters outside the White House before flying to North Dakota. “This is not solely, or even primarily, a […]

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Army May Investigate Desertion Charge Against Bergdahl

Gen. Martin Dempsy, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday the Army may still charges that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was captured by Taliban forces after he deserted his post in Afghanistan five years ago. Gen. Dempsey told reporters that U.S. military leaders “have been accused of looking away from misconduct” but said “it’s premature” to assume they would […]

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Obama: $1Bill For Military In Europe

U.S. president Barack Obama called on Congress Tuesday to back a $1 billion effort to boost America’s military might across Europe in response to recent events in the Ukraine and growing Russian aggression. Speaking in Poland at the start of a three-day tour of the continent, President Obama said the money would be used to increase military exercises and training […]

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