Special operation forces recovered two sets of remains from the wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Taliban-held territory of Afghanistan, Newsweek has learned.
"The crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire," said U.S. Army Colonel Sonny Leggett, a spokesman for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.
State-owned carrier Ariana Airlines denied initial reports that one of their aircraft crashed in Afghanistan's Ghazni province.
Staff Sgt. Ian P. McLaughlin, 29, of Virginia and Pfc. Miguel A. Villalon, 21, of Illinois were killed in action when their vehicle was struck by an IED in Kandahar Province.
The senator said generals privately complain they "can't be won."
Two were killed and two others were wounded after their military vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan.
Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin said Tuesday questioned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's insinuation that Iran was involved with the Haqqani terrorist group in Afghanistan.
A map shows where and how many U.S. troops are located in the Middle East and Afghanistan, many of them in nations near Iran.
The Nevada Army Guard said that Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Hopper is the first guard soldier to receive a religious accommodation approval for a beard.
The U.S. hopes to ink a peace deal to end the nation's longest war, which was first launched in 2001.
"The worst thing president Trump is doing is he's calling into question the chain of command's commitment to the rule of law. He's got to knock that off," retired General Barry McCaffrey said on MSNBC.
For the 20th time this year, the Pentagon identified another American service member killed in Afghanistan. The news comes just two days before Christmas and follows the release of The Washington Post's Afghanistan papers.
Veterans and Gold Star families responded with anger and frustration to a report in The Washington Post which details how presidents, politicians and Pentagon officials misled the American public about the war effort.
The annual Global Terrorism Index said that the number of terrorist deaths worldwide fell significantly from 2017 to 2018.
Two U.S. service members were killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday in Afghanistan, however, preliminary reports do not indicate it was caused by enemy fire.
"[They're] asked to bear the responsibility of a hundred percent of [the country's] safety," said actor and former U.S. Marine Adam Driver. "What better community to arm with the new means of self-expression than the men and women of our armed forces and the family that supports them?"
The critics of Trump's foreign policy decisions are not offering any new solutions to the complex problems that America faces.
The report by Human Rights Watch accuses the Afghan forces, which are supported by the U.S., of "war crimes."
Buttigieg rejected any proposal to "completely withdraw" troops from the Middle East, and said President Trump's erratic foreign policy is affecting Americans' safety.
War is messy. You can't expect a clean war or "zero" civilian casualties. But it's been 18 years, and we've all gotten too complacent about death.
"I always just kept this real hope that there's an answer out there," the U.S. Navy corpsman said.
The Netflix series "Haunted" is back for its second season, telling six "true story" encounters with the supernatural.
Indian-born Asim Umar had been the head of al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) since 2014.
Khan lamented the huge human and economic cost of the War on Terror, noting that Pakistan "took a real battering."
Two U.S. Army soldiers turned amateur "merchants of death" were indicted for attempting to sell military weapons and explosives to a smuggler bound for Mexico.
Let's pay tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attacks with a bold action to ensure that we don't create more victims.
Trump said he had been ready to meet Taliban leaders on Sunday but cancelled the visit following the death of a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan last week.