The Western official familiar with the packing up process said U.S. forces face a dilemma: Hand off largely defunct but intact equipment and risk having it fall into the hands of enemy forces, or trash them and anger Afghans.
As the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan commences, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin acknowledged that Afghans will face a significant challenge in keeping the Taliban at bay without U.S. troops.
U.S. officials warned that China is building up its military and economic influence across the globe, as Beijing looks to establish a naval base in Africa.
The Russian jet escorted the U.S. reconnaissance aircraft over the Chukchi Sea, which borders Alaska.
Two-thirds of the Afghan population is 25 or younger, and while the nation remains one of the worst for women's rights, it is a far cry from the brutal 1990s-era Sharia law enforced by the Taliban.
The nation's top general said he's dropping his opposition to a proposal to take decisions on sexual assault prosecution out of the hands of military commanders.
The plane, featuring the largest wingspan ever seen on an aircraft, took off from a spaceport in the Mojave Desert, for a flight lasting more than three hours.
All but one echelon of troops have returned to their permanent bases after weeks of exercises that raised concerns about the potential for war.
Chinese officials were critical of Biden's words in his address to a joint Congress Wednesday night, saying their hope for an improved relationship with the U.S. has yet to come.
The video came out after the Navy recently divulged details of the April 2 incident.
Troops are expected to return to their bases by May 1, but it remains unclear how many will remain in the region.
Major General William Cooley faces court-martial for sexual assault charges, the service announced Tuesday regarding the two-star general, who previously headed the Air Force Research Lab.
As international peace talks between warring factions in Afghanistan were postponed on Wednesday, Germany's Defense Ministry said a July 4 withdrawal from Afghanistan by NATO troops is being considered, more than two months ahead of the U.S.
"Not only did [the media] run with [the story], it is remarkable if you take a walk through memory lane, at The New York Times convincing military families, who had their loved ones killed in action, that in fact Russia bounties were probably to blame," McEnany said Friday.
"'General Biden' has been wrong about every military decision in recent memory," the South Carolina senator tweeted.
The MiG-31 accompanied the RC-135 over Kamchatka in Russia's far east as tensions rise between Washington and Moscow.
In the days leading up to a United Nations-led summit on Afghanistan's peace process, a former adviser to the Afghan government said he does not expect the cooperation of the Taliban.
In withdrawing troops from Afghanistan, Biden said the U.S. needs to focus on challenges that are "in front of us," including China.
Naheed Farid expressed her views about the future of Afghanistan after President Joe Biden's announcement of U.S. troop withdrawal from the country.
The pair were stationed together in Japan and then moved more than 4,000 miles away from each other to Florida and Hawaii
Former President Donald Trump received several challenge coins from members of the armed forces during his four-year term.
As we Build Back Better after the COVID-19 pandemic and President Biden pushes forward with his $2 trillion infrastructure plan, we must recognize the importance of supporting strategic domestic industries that have an important role in protecting U.S. national and economic security.
The tech giant is one of a number of companies facing increasing tensions with the military junta.
Australia said it will invest $1 billion into building its own guided missiles, amid increasing aggression from China and global supply chain insecurity brought forth by the coronavirus pandemic.
At a time when the world needed collaboration across borders to control the pandemic, U.S. militarism led to the opposite.
The Republican senator from Arkansas said critical race theory was "anti-American" and inherently racist.
"We write to respectfully request you issue a waiver of informed consent to ensure members of the armed forces receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the earlier opportunity," a group of Democratic U.S. Representatives wrote to President Joe Biden on Wednesday.
"It's been politicized like we've never seen before," he said in a video released Friday. "They're literally attacking American civilians."
"I am not gonna put any kind of spin on it, the policies that are coming out of this administration are literally from the pit of hell," Conservative Christian activist Tony Perkins recently said before denouncing President Joe Biden's end to the ban on transgender people in the military.