"It was like, 'oh s--- we got struck,'" one U.S. service member said. "We had to take our posture and then, we're watching Al Jazeera on the news 10 minutes later and...it wasn't what we thought it was."
"What is happening in Italy can happen here—there is no question," a Department of Homeland Security official told Newsweek. "That is why this experience is so jarring because you sort of you feel it is coming, [it's] not here yet, but this is the time when you have to get ahead of that curve."
The United States and its allies have canceled, postponed and modified joint exercises around the world as the new coronavirus pandemic continued to grip the international community.
"I think the most important thing the federal government needs to be focusing on is making sure that every city in America, large and small, has a playbook," said Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan.
U.S. health officials' claims that the risk of the virus is low to the general public hasn't curbed concern about COVID-19.
A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek the DoD is concerned that service members returning home could "inadvertently" spread the virus to the U.S.
A U.S. government contractor has been captured by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan's Khost province and is being held hostage by the Islamist militant group.
Bryant, 41, was travelling with passengers in his private helicopter earlier this morning when the chopper experienced issues and crashed.
The U.S. military said "an unknown Jordanian extremist" who is "a loyalist to the Jordanian kinglet" may be plotting to attack Tower Barracks in Grafenwohr or Tower Barracks, Dulmen, according to a report seen by Newsweek.
What can the president do and who does he have to tell? The killing of Iranian General Soleimani renewed the debate over war powers, the military and the CIA.
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 is believed to have been struck by a Russia-built Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile system, known to NATO as Gauntlet, two U.S. and one Iraqi official told Newsweek.
Iraq's Ayn al-Asad Air Base and at least one site in Kurdistan's Erbil were hit by cruise missiles and short-range ballistic missiles launched from within neighboring Iran, Newsweek has learned.
An explosive report accusing the Washington state representative of domestic terrorism is only the latest evidence against him.
U.S. Air Force aircraft with combat troops on board took off from bases on the East Coast Thursday night after President Donald Trump ordered a drone strike that killed a top Iranian general, military officials told Newsweek.
Two intelligence officials speaking to Newsweek said Iran helped to instigate the violent demonstrations in Iraq, where both Washington and Tehran's interference has been increasingly questioned.
Legitimizing white nationalism condones white supremacy and hate. I know, because my family and I were targeted.
This process is about whether a president who abuses his position for personal gain should be removed from office.
U.S. military and intelligence personnel told Newsweek that Iran and its allies have been increasingly conducting reconnaissance and gathering intelligence near U.S. positions, raising major concerns.
Rivals U.S. and Iran both support Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi—but he's under increasing pressure to step down amid widespread protests that could put US troops at risk
Newsweek has learned that Abdullah Qardash has been designated as the successor to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who died during a U.S. raid Saturday.
"Something very big has just happened," tweeted Trump. The Defense Department reported "high confidence" that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was dead.
Iraqi Kurdish member of parliament Shirwan Mirza told Newsweek that, if the U.S. doesn't "change its attitude" soon, "then we are obliged to look for another friend in this area."
Russia is set to interfere in the 2020 elections, and Republicans are happy to let it happen. Gabbard could benefit them both.
I agree with Hillary Clinton's assessment: Gabbard's campaign and messaging are at risk of being weaponized by Moscow to interfere with and manipulate our election.
Newsweek has learned that President Trump was given alternative Syria withdrawal plans involving UN peacemakers and diplomatic pressure, but opted instead for a speedy exit.
Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from positions in Syria blindsided everyone. "To protect your friends, you've got to tell them the truth," said a former U.S. official.
President Trump's announced pullout of U.S. troops from Syria prompted an attack by Turkey on Syrian Kurds. U.S. special forces were shelled so heavily, they considered firing back.
What do you do if the top of the chain of command is rotten? If the rank and file are losing faith in him? Impeach.